Gay male actor Billy Porter to appear on "Sesame Street" wearing a dress

by Daniel Payne · Jan 31st, 2020 3:08 pm

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Last Updated Jan 31st, 2020 at 4:39 pm

Actor Billy Porter, known for appearing at public events wearing women's clothes of various styles, will reportedly appear on an upcoming episode of "Sesame Street" wearing a dress.

The iconic show for small children shared a series of photographs on its Twitter and Facebook pages with the actor on the set of the program. The Twitter account thanked Porter for coming to the set, dubbing it "an iconic day with an iconic person."

The show shared more pictures on its Facebook page, praising Porter's "fierce vibes" on the set.

Some responded positively to the photographs, calling Porter's appearance in women's clothes "amazing" and praising his "confidence." Others sharply criticized it, vowing to forbid their children from ever watching the show again.

"51 seasons and you've just destroyed it," said one commenter.


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