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Another reason to love The Muppets

Another reason to love The Muppets

News from the website Tough Pigs: Muppet Fans who Grew Up

According to a Facebook post made by The Jim Henson Company earlier today, they are getting out of the chicken game.

Due to some terrible statements and actions on the part of Chick-fil-A, which support anti-gay movements and general closed-mindedness, The Jim Henson Company has decided to never work with the fast food chain again, and they will be donating their payment from their partnership to a decidedly less evil cause. Here’s the statement they released:

The Jim Henson Company has celebrated and embraced diversity and inclusiveness for over fifty years and we have notified Chick-Fil-A that we do not wish to partner with them on any future endeavors. Lisa Henson, our CEO is personally a strong supporter of gay marriage and has directed us to donate the payment we received from Chick-Fil-A to GLAAD. (http://www.glaad.org/)

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I’m certain The Great Gonzo, who has worked tirelessly for chicken rights, is doubly relieved.

Torey Lightcap

Sridgcw

Muppets rock!

Mr. Cathey (Chick-Fil-a founder) is entitled to his (narrow-minded) viewpoint, but I’m entitled to refuse to endorse it by not spending any more money in his restaurants. It’s nice to see larger organizations voting with their pocketbook as well.

Sarah Ridgway

tgflux

Fantastic!

JC Fisher

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