14 Aug '11, 3am

Bert & Ernie are not gay, Sesame Street says in statement

Bert & Ernie are not gay, Sesame Street says in statement

Bert and Ernie: just pals (Christof Stache/AP) Bert and Ernie are not gay. That is, according to "Sesame Street," which released an official statement on the matter on Thursday responding to an online campaign calling for the pair to be married. "Bert and Ernie are best friends," the statement posted on Sesame Street's Facebook page reads. "They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves." The statement continues: "Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and characteristics (as most Sesame Street Muppets™ do), they remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation." The assertion was questioned by a number of commenters on Sesame Street's Facebook wall. "Muppets do not have sexual orientation?" Sharkey Violet wrote. "So all along Miss Piggy was after Kermit...

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No Sesame Street gay wedding for Bert and Ernie.

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