Ousted Kermit the Frog Actor Steve Whitmire Fears Disney Could 'Destroy' Iconic Character

Steve Whitmire voiced Kermit the Frog for 27 years — and now, he’s concerned about the future of the beloved green Muppet.

Whitmire, 57, was let go by Disney in October due to what officials claimed was “unacceptable business conduct.” Family members of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson have also spoken out about the firing, with Jim’s son Brian telling The Hollywood Reporter that Whitmire used his status as the famous frog to make “outrageous demands” and often “played...

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