• 'Sesame Street' Writer Says Bert & Ernie are Gay Couple But Show Denies Claims

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    In an interview with Queerty , former Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman set the internet alight when he confirmed a theory held by fans for years: that Bert & Ernie are a gay couple. However, the show has refuted his statement and denied the rumors.
    “I always felt that without a huge agenda, when I was writing Bert and Ernie, they were ," said Saltzman. "I didn't have any other way to contextualize them.” He recalls that the characters' popularity led to friends referring to Saltzman and his partner, film editor Arnold Glassman, as Bert & Ernie. “It was the Bert and Ernie relationship...
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  • "Sesame Street" Writer Confirms Bert and Ernie Were Written as a Gay Couple

    "Sesame Street" Writer Confirms Bert and Ernie Were Written as a Gay Couple

    1 month ago - By Teen Vogue

    Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie were written as a gay couple, according to the show's writer Mark Saltzman. Sesame Street issued a statement denying it.
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  • Bert and Ernie are gay lovers, ‘Sesame Street' writer reveals

    Bert and Ernie are gay lovers, ‘Sesame Street' writer reveals

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Bert and Ernie are more than just friends, according to “Sesame Street” writer Mark Saltzman. Saltzman, who joined the show in 1984, told Queerty the two puppets are a gay couple and their relationship is a reflection of his partnership with film editor Arnold Glassman. “I was Ernie. I look more Bert-ish. And as a...
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  • TMZ Live Kanye West I'm Moving To Chicago For Good!

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    ON TODAY'S SHOW Katt Williams Talks Gun Threat & Tiffany Haddish Beef Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin: Still Not Married Sesame Street Writer: Bert & Ernie Are Gay! The Weeknd Sued For Stealing 'Starboy'
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  • Bert and Ernie Are a Gay Couple According to 'Sesame Street' Writer

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    Bert and Ernie are finally out... a "Sesame Street" writer is confirming the iconic characters are a gay couple. Bert and Ernie have been on the show since it started in 1969, and there's always been speculation about the true nature of their...
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