Fact: Girls creator and star Lena Dunham has been cast as Homer Simpson's mistress in The Simpsons. The writer/actress will voice the role of Candace in the upcoming season 27 premiere, during which cartoon dad Homer strikes up a romance with a 20-something woman during a trial separation from his wife Marge.
Fact: Homer Simpson is to undergo a colonoscopy in a skit to raise money for the Stand Up To Cancer charity. The sketch, in which doctors scan The Simpsons character's bowels and see his wedding ring, is due to air on ABC, CBS and NBC on 5 September (08).
Fact: A 180 foot (55 metre) tall image of cartoon favourite Homer Simpson has sparked controversy after it was painted on to a hillside in Dorset, England ahead of the release of the forthcoming The Simpsons movie.