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Webchat with the Muppets: Miss Piggy and Kermit answer your questions (watch the video)

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RachelMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 21-Mar-14 11:59:31

It's time to play the music
It's time to light the lights
It's time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight...
Well, actually on MONDAY 24 March. To celebrate the release of their new movie, Muppets Most Wanted on March 28, Mumsnet has been invited to put YOUR questions to our favourite pig n frog combo, Miss Piggy and Kermit. We'll film the interview and put it up on the site next week. So here you go folks - post 'em up ...

It's time to get things started on the most sensational inspirational celebrational Muppetational
This is what we call the Mumsnet Muppet Show!

Watch the full interview here.

EmpressOfJurisfiction Sun 23-Mar-14 21:49:51

<narrows eyes> ElQuintoCoyo, are you my DSis?

TSSDNCOP Sun 23-Mar-14 22:31:50

Kermit do you feel it is liberating to just wear a green ruff? It's certainly a statement - what made you choose it?

Obviously for acting roles you do occasionally go cloth, I particularly like your natty Trench which I assume is Burberry.

Do you prefer to dress up or be nekkid (bar the ruff)?

PS I love you more than my DH xxx

elQuintoConyo Sun 23-Mar-14 23:14:55

Do you have the same name as a type of Scottish meat pie Empress ?
My mn name is Spanish. There's a good reason for that...

TheseAreTheJokesFolks Mon 24-Mar-14 00:55:41

Seeing as Ricky Gervais got cut from your last movie how come he was cast in this one?
Do you think there would have been a renaissance without the Forgetting Sarah Marshall movie and how much do you owe Jason segel?
How come I didn't see any Muppets at the Oscars when man or Muppet won best song?
How much does a movie PR person get paid for masquerading as a sleb on Reddit AMAs or impersonating characters on mumsnet and how did you get into character today? Sock puppetry is banned here btw...!

LineRunner Mon 24-Mar-14 00:56:53

Miss Piggy

Do you like British accents? Which is your favourite?

runawaysimba Mon 24-Mar-14 06:33:04

So exciting! Kermit, my daughter was born 9 weeks early and since she was in her incubator I've sung "The Rainbow Connection" to her. Now she's three, she loves the song and wants to play the banjo like you. No question, just wanted to tell you how special you are to us.

EmpressOfJurisfiction Mon 24-Mar-14 07:26:28

I don't, Conyo, and I'm guessing you don't live in a seaside village beginning with P? Coincidence then grin.

MoonandSixpence Mon 24-Mar-14 08:19:52

Dear Miss Piggy and Kermit - My 11-year old daughter (a BIG fan of the Muppets) was in a silly mood this morning - she's wondering, if you guys got together and had little ones, what would they look like? Would they be tadlets (tadpoles/piglets) or pigpoles? grin And what would their names be?

Thanks! We can't wait to see the new movie!

KermitLover Mon 24-Mar-14 08:34:23


Secondly, to Kermit, (I have name changed so as not to out myself)...but could you possibly congratulate my husband who is a massive fan on our new baby?

My husband's name is Dan and our new baby is Winston. This would be possibly the best thing that ever happened to him.

Thank you in advance,

KermitLover Mon 24-Mar-14 08:36:05

Moonandsixpence the little one are always pigs when girls and frogs when boys... like in Muppet Christmas Carol

Cocolepew Mon 24-Mar-14 08:38:25

Can I ask another? Going back a few years, but what was Debbie Harry like to work with? I remember the episode she was on very clearly.

Also DD wants to know if Miss Piggy loves Kermit so much how then she can't tell the difference between him and the baddie in the film? (She is basing this on the trailers for the film)

dyslexicdespot Mon 24-Mar-14 10:02:14

Dear Miss Piggy,

You have inspired me for about 34 years. Thanks for being a truly awesome role model!

Would you please talk about little about your relationship to Dolly Parton?

RachelMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 24-Mar-14 19:16:54

Thanks so much to everyone for the questions - we had a good giggle this morning reading through them all. We selected ten which we put to Ms P and Kermie earlier today (and we're still high from the thrill of it) and will have the video up on the site later this week.

Cocolepew Mon 24-Mar-14 20:50:07

10!?! One better have been mine <glares>

dyslexicdespot Mon 24-Mar-14 21:35:54

Please ask about Dolly!

everythingiknow Tue 25-Mar-14 17:45:35

Can't wait for the video! grin

RedundantExpat Fri 28-Mar-14 07:42:56

brilliant! too bad I saw this only on week's roundup.

RachelMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 28-Mar-14 14:52:29

The video is now live and can be viewed here:

Mumsnet meets The Muppets ENJOY!

Cocolepew Fri 28-Mar-14 18:24:31

Yay! Love it! Thank you grin

HectorVector Fri 28-Mar-14 20:26:14

Love it! smile

grin Love!

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