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/)