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Adults have talked nonstop about Bert & Ernie’s sexual orientation, but what do kids think?

Adults have talked nonstop about Bert & Ernie’s sexual orientation, but what do kids think?
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All hell broke loose after our sister site, Queerty, ran an exclusive interview with a gay former writer for Sesame Street who said he wrote the characters Bert and Ernie as if they were a gay couple.

From Stephen Colbert to a cartoon in the New Yorker, adults had their say about the muppets’ sexual orientation for days. But what do kids think of the idea?

Do they like the idea of the two muppets as a gay couple? Do they care? Watch and find out.

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