Kermit the Frog: I Don’t Have a New Pig Girlfriend

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Kermit the Frog: I don’t have a new pig girlfriend

The Muppets star felt he needed to set the record straight after People magazine called a "younger, thinner" pig named Denise “the frog’s new girlfriend,” succeeding Miss Piggy. “It is true that I’m dating again,” said Kermit in a tweeted statement. "However, at this time no woman—pig or otherwise—is my official ‘new girlfriend.' We are simply close friends."


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