‘Sesame Street’ Characters Bert & Ernie Have Always Been a Gay Couple, According to Longtime Writer

It’s been long rumored, but ‘Sesame Street’ characters Bert and Ernie have officially come out as a gay couple — according to the show’s writer.

via TMZ:

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. Mark Saltzman, who joined the “Sesame Street” crew in 1984, cleared it all up by telling Queerty he wrote Bert and Ernie as a gay couple.

He says the ‘Sesame’ duo is a...


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