Are they gay?
It's the age-old (well, several-years-old) question intriguing fans of muppets Bert and Ernie. Today, Sesame Street weighed in on Facebook:
"Bert and Ernie are best friends. They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves.
"Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and characteristics (as most Sesame Street Muppets do), they remain puppets, and do not have a sexual...Full Story