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The Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie are not gay and in a make a cake featuring icing showing Bert and Ernie advocating same-sex. After recent revelations by a long-time Bert and Ernie creator that the pair were when the couples in question happened to be same-sex? writer set off controversy by admitting he based the characters of Muppet live-in buddies Bert and Ernie on his own homosexual relationship.

Sesame Street Workshop and Muppet creator Frank Oz swiftly denied that Bert and Ernie are gay. The history of Bert and Ernie as queer icons is a history of people being incensed Controversy over their perceived homosexuality has raged. Sunny gays: Sesame Street founder who created Bert and Ernie says they are not homosexuals in the wake of show writer revealing he.

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By Chris Spargo For Dailymail. A former writer for Sesame Street is revealing that the characters of Bert and Ernie were gay - at least for rrnie two decades he was writing for the children's program - ernie Sesame Street has shot down his claims. In an interview with Queerty, Mark Saltzman was asked the question that many have wondered for years, and in a touching response ernue for the very first time that Bert and Ernie were an analog for his own relationship with his late partner, Arnold Glassman.

Snuffleupagus was written like a 'closeted' homosexual, and expressed his remorse about never being able to write the iconic show's first gay storyline. And I can remember being stonewalled in a way that it made me think it was a lost cause,' said Saltzman.

I would have liked to have been the first writer to do the "two mommy" episode. Bert and Ernie were initially the creation of Jim Henson and Frank Oz, with the puppets said to have been analogs for the relationship between those two men, who were bert heterosexual. It's fine that he feels they are. They're not, of course. But why that question? Does it really matter?

Why the need to define people as only gay? There's much more to a human being than just straightness or gayness. This prompted a number of people to lash out at Oz, who for his part answered a number of his detractors in a thoughtful and respectful manner. Man behind the puppets: Saltzman above said that he based the two on his own relationship with his life partner Arnold Glassman, who passed away in Saltzman said in the interview that he first ernie to realize the sexuality of Bert and Ernie after a child pointed out the close bond between the two men.

And that got passed around, and everyone had their chuckle and went back to it,' said Saltzman. I didn't have any other way to contextualize them. He then revealed that the ernie of the two perfectly mirrored his homosexual with Glassman. I look more Bert-ish. Bert with his paper clips bert organization? And I was the bert explained Bert. He ermie revealed that another popular character erie the show also had a bit of a gay backstory. And Saltzman also confirmed the woman that was the basis for perhaps the most iconic Sesame Street character among members of the gay community at the time - the Sublime Miss M.

I mean, what could be gayer? After the interview surfaced on Tuesday, Sesame Street ernie a statement they have used before denying that duo are gay. They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves,' reads the statement from the Workshop. After the interview, Sesame Street reiterated that the pair are not gay, but rather are just friends. The nature of Bert and Ernie's relationship has been the source of much speculation for years.

The erne bert sleep in separate beds but share a bedroom in their basement apartment at Sesame Street, where they have lived since when the show first premiered on television.

Many have long viewed that the two men as a couple, and in July The New Yorker homosexual to use an illustration of the pair watching television together on the couch as the cover of their issue in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8. Two years prior to that however a petition calling for Bert and Ernie drnie be married was struck down by Sesame Street Workshop, who homosexual the same statement firmly ernie that the two were not gay - or straight - but rather just asexual puppets.

That move seemed to disappoint Saltzman, though he does admit seeing the two characters as the face of marriage equality was a monumental moment.

Saltzman meanwhile lost his Bert back in when Glassman a film editor, suddenly passed away. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Scroll down for video. Share this article Share. Share or comment on this article: Sesame Street writer says that Bert and Ernie are a homosexual couple based on his own relationship e-mail enrie.

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But all the media hand wringing about the Bert and Ernie question masks that it was one small part of a lengthy interview in which Saltzman gave insight into how the Muppets covered a myriad of LGBTQ issues. Here are some of his other notable comments. And I mean healthy flirting, not MeToo ass grabbing. When Hunt died, Saltzman found out they were almost the same age and born in the same neighborhood.