Late last year, Fox Business personality Eric Bolling accused The Muppets of being communists, because the villain in their family-friendly holiday movie was an oil tycoon.
Well, The Muppets are finally returning fire. In London to promote the film’s international release, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog responded to Bolling’s accusation. Kermit answered the question politically, saying that The Muppets are not in fact anti-oil, while Piggy let loose some harsh words:
“It is almost as laughable as accusing Fox News as being, you know news,” Piggy quipped.
We can’t help but feel that we haven’t seen the last of this controversy. Stay tuned.