Sesame Street producers sue over Melissa McCarthy's The Happytime Murders, featuring "ejaculating puppets"
Sesame Workshop isn't happy with the upcoming film's puppet-themed tagline "No Sesame, All Street," claiming that the trailer for the film “deliberately confuses consumers into mistakenly believing that Sesame is associated with, has allowed, or has even endorsed or produced the movie and tarnishes Sesame’s brand.” They add that the film producers have “diluted and defiled Sesame’s beloved Sesame Street children’s television show" with a trailer that is "explicit, profane, drug-using, misogynistic, violent, copulating, and even ejaculating puppets.” ALSO: The Happytime Murders producer responds, noting the film is directed by Jim Henson's son Brian Henson.
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