Bert and Ernie Are a Gay Couple, Per ‘Sesame Street’ Writer

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UPDATE (3:20 pm): Sesame Street basically said, Not so fast. See their statement on the flip.

Turns out one of that old conspiracy theory was true. Bert and Ernie, the homies from Sesame Street, are a gay couple. 

Per TMZ, and via Queerty, a Sesame Street writer confirmed the roommates are actually partners.

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 relationship....

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