Sesame Street’s Bert & Ernie Confirmed to Be Gay Couple by Former Writer

Beloved characters Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street have been confirmed to be gay couple, according to writer Mark Saltzman, who created the iconic personalities, in an interview with Queerty.

Mark Saltzman is also gay, and told Queerty that the characters Bert and Ernie reflected his personal life, as they were essentially muppet versions of him and his long term former partner Arnold Glassman.

“I always felt that without a huge agenda, when I was writing Bert & Ernie, they were...

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