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Salon.com
The Kermit the Frog drama shows how we can’t separate men from Muppetsby grown men and women with outside lives of their own. Yet the backstage drama
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
by grown men and women with outside lives of their own. Yet the backstage drama this week over the October firing of Steve Whitmire, who provided the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years, has once again made clear the human side of the famed... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Down-at-mouth, bitter Kermit cited in Muppet firingthat's how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
that's how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it. So in October, Kermit's longtime puppeteer, Steve Whitmire, was fired from Muppets Studio. After months of silence, he recently posted a blog item critical of the... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Entertainment Mobile Sitesactor fired for 'unacceptable' conduct The Muppets Studio is blaming "unaccept
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
actor fired for 'unacceptable' conduct The Muppets Studio is blaming "unacceptable business conduct" for its dismissal of Steve Whitmire as the longtime voice of Kermit the Frog. Whitmire had been with the Muppets since 1978. The Muppets Studio... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Everything to know about the unexpected and dramatic firing of Kermit the Frog actor Steve Whitmire, after 27 yearsAfter Jim Henson’s death in 1990, Steve Whitmire became the sole voice and pupp
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
After Jim Henson’s death in 1990, Steve Whitmire became the sole voice and puppeteer of Kermit the Frog, everyone's favorite banjo-playing amphibian. So when the news dropped earlier this month that Whitmire would resign as the voice of Kermit,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Everything to know about the unexpected and dramatic firing of Kermit the Frog actor Steve Whitmire, after 27 yearsAfter Jim Henson’s death in 1990, Steve Whitmire became the sole voice and pupp
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
After Jim Henson’s death in 1990, Steve Whitmire became the sole voice and puppeteer of Kermit the Frog, everyone's favorite banjo-playing amphibian. So when the news dropped earlier this month that Whitmire would resign as the voice of Kermit,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Kermit the Frog performer: Firing a ‘complete shock’says Disney’s decision to fire him from the role came as “a complete shock.” A
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney’s decision to fire him from the role came as “a complete shock.” Appearing on NBC’s “Today” show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire’s “repeated unacceptable business conduct”... Read more
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CBS News
Former Kermit voice says why he was firedsays Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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11 News Houston
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Kate Middleton and Prince William Challenge Each Other to a Boat Race -- Find Out Which Royal Won!Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' Abou
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' About Getting Fired, Had No 'Advance Warning' Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years, isn't going away quietly. Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
'Love Connection' Contestant Has Surprising, Decades-Long History With the ShowHad No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' Abou
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' About Getting Fired, Had No 'Advance Warning' Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years, isn't going away quietly. Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the... Read more
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CTV News
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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ABC News
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Ciara's Son Future Makes Modeling Debut -- See the Cute Pic!Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' Abou
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' About Getting Fired, Had No 'Advance Warning' Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years, isn't going away quietly. Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Kevin Hart Laughs Off 'BS' Rumors That He Cheated on His Pregnant Wife, Eniko ParrishHad No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' Abou
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' About Getting Fired, Had No 'Advance Warning' Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years, isn't going away quietly. Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Tom Brady Shares Sweet Shout-Out to Gisele Bundchen on Her 37th BirthdayHad No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' Abou
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' About Getting Fired, Had No 'Advance Warning' Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years, isn't going away quietly. Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'FILE - In this July 11, 2015, file photo, Kermit the Frog, left, and puppeteer
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
FILE - In this July 11, 2015, file photo, Kermit the Frog, left, and puppeteer Steve Whitmire attend "The Muppets" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International in San Diego. Whitmire said on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, July 20, 2017, that his firing as... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Kermit the Frog performer on his firing: 'Complete shock'says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." A
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
says Disney's decision to fire him from the role came as "a complete shock." Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Steve Whitmire also pushed back on claims from the Muppets Studio that Whitmire's "repeated unacceptable business conduct"... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
'Stunned' Puppeteer Says He Did Not Transform KermitPuppeteer Steve Whitmire on the "Today" show Thursday pushed back on allegation
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 6 days ago
Puppeteer Steve Whitmire on the "Today" show Thursday pushed back on allegations that he was difficult to work with and that he transformed Kermit the Frog into a negative personality during his more than 15-year tenure as the voice of the beloved... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Raven-Symone Calls 'Raven's Home' a Dream -- Why Playing a Mom Has Her Thinking About Becoming One!Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' Abou
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' About Getting Fired, Had No 'Advance Warning' Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years, isn't going away quietly. Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' About Getting Fired, Had No 'Advance Warning'Had No 'Advance Warning' Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 y
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Had No 'Advance Warning' Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years, isn't going away quietly. Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Celine Dion Is the Queen of Couture, Rocks 6 Dazzling Looks for 'Vogue' Fashion FilmHad No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' Abou
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Had No 'Advance Warning'The Voice of Kermit the Frog Says He Was 'Stunned' About Getting Fired, Had No 'Advance Warning' Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years, isn't going away quietly. Steve Whitmire, the voice of Kermit the... Read more
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NBC News
Kermit the Frog puppeteer said he was fired for trying to collaborateThe call that ended his 27-year career as Kermit the Frog came like a sucker pu
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
The call that ended his 27-year career as Kermit the Frog came like a sucker punch to the gut, puppeteer Steve Whitmire said. “It’s an understatement to say I was surprised,” Whitmire told NBC News on Thursday of the firing. “I was devastated and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kermit voice actor says Disney tried to silence himhim after ending his four-decade career with 'The Muppets' and shoots down clai
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
him after ending his four-decade career with 'The Muppets' and shoots down claims he was 'difficult' and 'demanding' Steve Whitmire appeared on 'Today' to address recent claims that he was 'difficult' and 'demanding' during his time as Kermit... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Fired Kermit Actor Responds to Jim Henson Daughter’s ‘Depressed Victim’ SlamThe war wages on between ousted Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire and th
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
The war wages on between ousted Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire and the Muppets franchise. Whitmire took to his personal blog on Wednesday following criticism from Cheryl Henson, daughter of late Muppets creator Jim Henson. Whitmire has... Read more
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NZCity
Steve Whitmire fired as Kermit the Frog voice after 27 years due to alleged "unacceptable business conduct"The 57-year-old puppeteer inherited the iconic role in 1990 following the death
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
The 57-year-old puppeteer inherited the iconic role in 1990 following the death of Jim Henson - who created 'The Muppets' - but he will no... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Jaw-Dropping Cosplay, Amazon In Australia, Why Kermit Got Firedcosplays we've seen. Head to Kotaku for the highlights. [Kotaku] Last week, ve
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 6 days ago
cosplays we've seen. Head to Kotaku for the highlights. [Kotaku] Last week, veteran puppeteer and voice of Kermit the Frog Steve Whitmire was unceremoniously fired. And now things are really getting ugly. [Gizmodo] Be the first to comment on this... Read more
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Canberra Times
Kermit the Frog performer Steve Whitmire and Disney spar over an ugly Muppet firingover the company's decision to fire him after almost three decades of bringing
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
over the company's decision to fire him after almost three decades of bringing that beloved Muppet to life. The performer, Steve Whitmire, broke his silence in a telephone interview this week, saying that Disney's dismissal had amounted to "a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Kermit the Frog performer Steve Whitmire and Disney spar over an ugly Muppet firingover the company's decision to fire him after almost three decades of bringing
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
over the company's decision to fire him after almost three decades of bringing that beloved Muppet to life. The performer, Steve Whitmire, broke his silence in a telephone interview this week, saying that Disney's dismissal had amounted to "a... Read more
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The Age
Kermit the Frog performer Steve Whitmire and Disney spar over an ugly Muppet firingover the company's decision to fire him after almost three decades of bringing
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
over the company's decision to fire him after almost three decades of bringing that beloved Muppet to life. The performer, Steve Whitmire, broke his silence in a telephone interview this week, saying that Disney's dismissal had amounted to "a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Kermit the Frog performer Steve Whitmire and Disney spar over an ugly Muppet firingover the company's decision to fire him after almost three decades of bringing
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
over the company's decision to fire him after almost three decades of bringing that beloved Muppet to life. The performer, Steve Whitmire, broke his silence in a telephone interview this week, saying that Disney's dismissal had amounted to "a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Kermit actor fired because he portrayed Muppet as 'bitter, depressed victim,' Jim Henson family sayshow Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it. So las
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it. So last October, Kermit's longtime puppeteer, Steve Whitmire, was fired from Muppets Studio. After months of silence, last week he posted a blog item critical of the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Jim Henson's children speak out about fired Kermit puppeteer Steve WhitmireTwo of “The Muppets” creator Jim Henson's children are speaking out about fired
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
Two of “The Muppets” creator Jim Henson's children are speaking out about fired Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire. “I have been outspoken about what’s best for ‘The Muppets’ since the Muppets came to Disney (in 2004), but the fact is I have... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Jim Henson's children speak out about fired Kermit puppeteer Steve WhitmireTwo of “The Muppets” creator Jim Henson's children are speaking out about fired
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
Two of “The Muppets” creator Jim Henson's children are speaking out about fired Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire. “I have been outspoken about what’s best for ‘The Muppets’ since the Muppets came to Disney (in 2004), but the fact is I have... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Jim Henson’s children speak out about fired Kermit puppeteer Steve Whitmireof Muppets creator Jim Henson's children are responding to claims made by forme
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
of Muppets creator Jim Henson's children are responding to claims made by former Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire. Two of “The Muppets” creator Jim Henson's children are speaking out about fired Kermit the Frog puppeteer... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Jim Henson’s children speak out about fired Kermit puppeteer Steve WhitmireTwo of “The Muppets” creator Jim Henson's children are speaking out about fired
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Two of “The Muppets” creator Jim Henson's children are speaking out about fired Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire. “I have been outspoken about what’s best for ‘The Muppets’ since the Muppets came to Disney (in 2004), but the fact is I have... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Jim Henson’s children speak out about fired Kermit puppeteer Steve Whitmireof Muppets creator Jim Henson's children are responding to claims made by forme
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
of Muppets creator Jim Henson's children are responding to claims made by former Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire. Two of “The Muppets” creator Jim Henson's children are speaking out about fired Kermit the Frog puppeteer... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Kermit Actor Sent Messages ‘Attacking Everyone,’ Says Jim Henson’s SonThe Muppets Studio is blaming "unacceptable business conduct" for its dismissal
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
The Muppets Studio is blaming "unacceptable business conduct" for its dismissal of Steve Whitmire as the longtime puppeteer of Kermit the Frog. This explanation, issued Monday, follows Whitmire's emotional blog post after his firing was made public.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Kermit Actor Sent Messages ‘Attacking Everyone,’ Says Jim Henson’s SonThe Muppets Studio is blaming "unacceptable business conduct" for its dismissal
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
The Muppets Studio is blaming "unacceptable business conduct" for its dismissal of Steve Whitmire as the longtime puppeteer of Kermit the Frog. This explanation, issued Monday, follows Whitmire's emotional blog post after his firing was made public.... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Jim Henson's family says fired actor played Kermit as 'bitter, depressed victim'how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it. So las
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it. So last October, Kermit's longtime puppeteer, Steve Whitmire, was fired from Muppets Studio. After months of silence, last week he posted a blog item critical of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kermit was getting moody and hard to work with, so his puppeteer had to gohow Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit’s creator Jim Henson, saw it. So las
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit’s creator Jim Henson, saw it. So last October, Kermit’s longtime puppeteer, Steve Whitmire, was fired from Muppets Studio. After months of silence, last week he posted a blog item critical of the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Jim Henson's family says fired actor played Kermit as 'bitter, depressed victim'how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it. So las
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it. So last October, Kermit's longtime puppeteer, Steve Whitmire, was fired from Muppets Studio. After months of silence, last week he posted a blog item critical of the... Read more
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NBC News
Kermit the Frog puppeteer, Jim Henson's daughter post about feud over firingcharacter into "a bitter, angry, depressed victim." In response to a blog post
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
character into "a bitter, angry, depressed victim." In response to a blog post last week, in which ex-Kermit puppeteer Steve Whitmire said he had been “devastated” by his termination, Jim Henson’s daughter Cheryl Henson reportedly posted on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jim Henson's family says fired actor played Kermit as 'bitter, depressed victim'how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it. So las
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
how Cheryl Henson, the daughter of Kermit's creator Jim Henson, saw it. So last October, Kermit's longtime puppeteer, Steve Whitmire, was fired from Muppets Studio. After months of silence, last week he posted a blog item critical of the... Read more
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