‘Sesame Street’: Bert and Ernie aren’t gay. Former writer: They are.
The long-simmering debate over whether Bert and Ernie from the children’s show Sesame Street are gay or just best friends gained a new chapter Tuesday, when the nonprofit behind the show insisted that, nope, these guys are just pals.
“Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and characteristics … they remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation,” Sesame Workshop tweeted.
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