The diva of the show; She is in love with Kermit, but she doesn't show it either: Who is Miss Piggy?

The love affair between these two dating Muppet Show characters ended in 2015. Miss Piggy wrote an article in People magazine in which she explained the real reason for her breakup with Kermit the Frog.

By Stephen McWright Published on 1 Nisan 2024 : 16:06.
The diva of the show; She is in love with Kermit, but she doesn't show it either: Who is Miss Piggy?

“Last year, I realized that although Kermit and I are great when we're together, we can be so much better when we're apart. Of course, we cared about each other very much, but we wanted different things from life.

I wanted to be trending on all social media platforms. That is, “to be compatible with a lot of other ordinary things.”

I wanted to go out and soak in the A-class nightlife. Soaking in a tub of warm swamp water.

I wanted to live like a star. He's like a frog. I wanted Hollywood. Those grape vines.

Miss Piggy is a Muppet character known for her breakout role in the sketch comedy television series The Muppet Show. She is notable for her temperamental diva superstar personality, her tendency to use French phrases in her speech, and practicing karate. The character is also known for her on-again/off-again relationship with Kermit the Frog which never ends permanently. Frank Oz performed the character from 1976 to 2002 and was succeeded by Eric Jacobson in 2001.

Despite all these differences, we stayed together. After all, the people worshiped us together. And who were we to deny the loving people? Then, one day, I reached the point of no return. I remember it was last June. In June, I received the 'Sackler Center First Award' from the Elizabeth A Sackler Feminist Art Center at the Brooklyn Museum.

This award, given to famous people such as Toni Morrison, Sandra Day O'Connorand, and Julie Taymor, was organized to honor extraordinary women who were the first in their field.

I was giving a speech while accepting the award when a stupid little idea popped out of my mouth: “Remember to get your parking ticket validated.”

That was it! Get verified! I was a strong woman and I needed validation. No woman of any species, or woman of any kind, who can live both on land and in water, should enter into a dependent relationship with a wayward man.

Of course, Kermit and I had great times together. But now, it's my time.”

Who is Miss Piggy?

Miss Piggy is one of the puppet characters of The Muppet Show. The character played by Frank Oz was brought to life by Eric Jacobson after his retirement in 2001.

While she was a minor character in the show at first, she became one of the central characters in the following episodes.

Miss Piggy on The Muppet Show

Although Miss Piggy often appears as a character with a feminine side, she does not hesitate to beat Kermit with karate tricks in her angry moments. She does not allow anything to happen on the show without her knowledge and often experiences a state of excitement with the guest artists. The female guests get their share from her jealousy, and the male guests get their share from her flirtatiousness.

About The Muppet Show

The Muppet Show is a television show developed around puppets called Muppets. They were made by Jim Henson and his team between 1976 and 1981. The star of the show is also the main character in the children's show Sesame Street. Kermit is presented as an active character who manages the stage during the show, tries to make the guests comfortable, and tries to solve the problems between the performers.

There is a guest artist in each episode of the program, which is sometimes decorated with parodies that are considered absurd. Among these guests, Debbie Harry, Christopher Reeve, Johnny Cash, Twiggy, Sandy Duncan, Julie Andrews, Steve Martin, Star Wars characters, Diana Ross, Ethel Merman, Paul Simon, John Denver, John Cleese, Gene Kelly, Alice Cooper are the first ones that come to mind. .

The popularity of this show positively affected Jim Henson's career, and puppet-themed TV series and movies reached a wide audience on the screens.

The main writers of the show are Jerry Juhl and Jack Burns.

In 1969, upon the great success of the Sesame Street program, studies began on the idea of appealing to young and middle-aged audiences with similar puppet themes.

The program, which started in 1976, continued for 5 years and 120 episodes. When the program went off the air in 1981, the reason was not the loss of popularity, but because Jim Henson wanted to move on to some cinema projects such as The Muppet Movie (1979) and The Dark Crystal (1982).

August 2015

40 years of love ended

News of a separation came from Hollywood. World-famous puppet Kermit and his girlfriend Miss Piggy decided to part ways. The decision upset The Muppet Show fans.

It was Miss Piggy who announced the decision.

In the message she shared on social media, Miss Piggy said, "After a long evaluation with Kermit, we have made a difficult decision and we are leaving." While the decision to leave The Muppet Show fans is devastated, the world-famous puppets are also preparing to return to the screen with a new program.

The new series, called "The Muppets," will begin airing in the United States next month.