Don’t look now, but the Muppets want a divorce. The Jim Henson Company is scrapping its kids’-meal-toy relationship with Chick-Fil-A now that the left-wing pressure is on to boycott the Christian fried-chicken chain, which is offering toys right now from the Jim Henson Creatures’ Shop line.
Muppet chieftain Lisa Henson went to Harvard and was president of Columbia Pictures, making her a progressive elite on both sides of the country. They announced on their Facebook page Friday they were strong supporters of “gay marriage” and were donating their Chick-Fil-A proceeds to the gay censorship cause:
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.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is touting “The Hangover” actor Ed Helms trashing Chick-Fil-A on Twitter. Henson was the first female president of the Harvard Lampoon — after getting trashy with the Muppets:
Elected to the Lampoon in 1979 after the recital of a “filthy limerick…that involved Muppets performing sexual acts” written by then-President Andrew S. Borowitz ’80, Henson went on to preside over some of the club’s most profitable and prolific years…
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