The Bert and Ernie relationship debate: How should Sesame Workshop have responded?

Were you happy with Sesame's response? Or would you have gone in a different direction?

Photo credit: Getty images
Photo credit: Getty images

After former "Sesame Street" writer Mark Saltzman told the blog Queerty that Bert and Ernie are gay, the organization behind the TV program denied the assertion.

Sesame Workshop tweeted on Tuesday afternoon that Bert and Ernie are "best friends" who "do not have a sexual orientation." A few hours later, Sesame Workshop tweeted that the show "has always stood for inclusion and acceptance."

How should Sesame Workshop have responded to the Bert and Ernie relationship debate?

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