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Dying 'Simpsons' Co-Creator Sam Simon to Give Away Fortune to Charity

Society & Culture  (tags: culture, celebrity, THESimpsons, Sam Simon, tv, sadness, philanthropy, society, news )

- 855 days ago -
Terminally ill with colon cancer, one of the key players behind the beloved Fox animated series pledged his royalties from the show to a handful of nonprofit organizations.

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Suju Bala (26)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 8:32 am
wealth of this earth is meant to be used for the benefit of the unfortunate ones and if one loves animals then for animal welfare.. am happy that animals who are truly visible angels in this world would be benefited by Sam Simon charities.. that's something wonderful to do.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 8:46 am
Thats a great thing to do Not everyone with money does it Thanks to him some charities will get some help

pam w. (138)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 9:19 am
Admirable to live out one's principles even at the end of one's life.

Natasha Salgado (672)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 10:22 am
Thank you Sam!

Winn Adams (218)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 11:01 am
What a wonderful thing to do. Blessings to him and his family and friends.

S J. (128)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 5:24 pm
I admire your great spirit, Sam. Thanks Cal.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 6:22 pm
What an honorable thing to do.

A very sad loss for Sam Simon and his family, but a wonderful human for doing this This is where the word Human"kind" needs to be applied.

Thank you Sam.

Veselin Varbanov (23)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 12:30 am
Thank you ...this is a GREAT DEED ! I Salute!

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 2:26 am
well done

Kath P. (9)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 4:01 am
He is a prince amongst men. Bravo to him!

Maria S. (95)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 6:05 am
Admirable man. Blessing to him and his family.

Jaime Alves (47)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 6:20 am
Kudo's to him.!!

J. J. (30)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 6:59 am
Sad to hear this news but good that he's still thinking positively.

Sandra Penna (110)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 7:28 am
thank you, Sam! good vibes for you.

Bea friends Kindly (22)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 1:45 pm
He seems to have taken care of every thing, hope he can enjoy his time in peace... Many \blessings to you and your family.

Mike M. (49)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 1:54 pm
A good guy

Joy McRonald (148)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 2:48 pm
A very good thing.. noted

Carlene V. (203)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 3:23 pm
How generous of him to think of others who will benefit after he is passed. I wish him peace and contentment with the time he has left.

Beth M. (235)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 4:30 pm
This is a good man. He will die in peace and have eternal happiness.

Esther Z. (96)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 4:54 pm
A very generous and kindhearted deed. Kudos, Sam and I wish you much peace in your journey.

GGmaSheila D. (179)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 6:56 pm
Kudos to him. Noted with thanx.

Mariann Rannenberg (160)
Monday July 29, 2013, 12:04 am
Thank You, Cal. How sad to learn. I am a survivor of Colon Cancer. My Doctor, Thank God, found mine early. I have survived three types of Cancer. I will say a pray for him. What he is doing is amazing. Sam, may you have peace. So Sad..

Divergent revolution (328)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 7:12 am
thanks Cal
my will goes to greenpeace and the aclu

. (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 10:02 am
Little to say.

Mike H. (245)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 11:03 am
Terrific! Lots of money for animals
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