Sesame Street Writer Confirms that Bert and Ernie are a Gay Couple + Sesame Street RESPONDS [VIDEO]

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For those of you who’ve always suspected that Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie were in a relationship with each other…you were right.

The writer, Mark Saltzman confirmed that he wrote their story as a gay couple.

Saltzman claims he wasn’t trying to push any type of “agenda” and that he was simply going based off of his own same-sex relationship.


Source: TMZ

Take a look at a classic clip from the show below:

It looks like Sesame Street was not in the loop when Mark Saltzman decided to make this announcement as they later announced that Bert and Ernie do not have a sexual orientation.