The Voice Of Bert Says It's “Wonderful” That People See Bert And Ernie As Being In A “Loving Gay Relationship”

He said: “I always felt that without a huge agenda, when I was writing Bert & Ernie, they were. I didn’t have any other way to contextualize them.”

Saltzman then said that his comments had been misinterpreted. He told the New York Times: “As a writer, you just bring what you know into your work. Somehow, in the uproar, that turned into Bert and Ernie being gay. There is a difference.”