Bonus: SNL video! Puritanical Parents convince Sesame Street to cut Katy Perry appearance.

Via on Sep 25, 2010

Boobs are bad.

“Excessive Cleavage”-fear is alive and well in America:

This time we guess she’ll be wearing a burqa or something? Seriously, parents: You may have briefly prevented your kids from realizing how amazing Katy Perry’s breasts are, but it’s only a matter of time. Read more, plus video.

Here’s Katy’s rather charming, fun appearance, singing a rated G version of her hit Hot n’Cold:

[Love the recycle symbol on the erstwhile trash bin]

Update via SNL making fun of the situation, with some great feminist commonsense!

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9 Responses to “Bonus: SNL video! Puritanical Parents convince Sesame Street to cut Katy Perry appearance.”

  1. elephant journal elephantjournal says:

    Comments are night and day for and against Sesame Street's tough decision: http://www.facebook.com/SesameStreet#!/notes/sesa

  2. Shauna says:

    Ridiculous… to toddlers, breasts are a source of nutrition and comfort… for the lucky toddlers that is…nothing sexual at all..

  3. dramaqueen0510 says:

    Ummm over on "Yo Gaba Gaba" they're always having the latest band/hot actor on to perform. If I remember right The Ting Tings and Jack Black have been on. What's wrong with Katy Perry on "Sesame Street?"

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  7. elephant journal elephantjournal says:

    I agree with that…but the reason for cutting the appearance wasn't that her music might not be edifying…it was because of her dress, or lack thereof. And that's a bit sad and silly.

  8. elephant journal elephantjournal says:

    Hunh. I thought the lyrics and skit were harmless, fun, and she seems verrrry confident in her own skin. I didn't find the dress sexy, though the SNL bit's another story….

    And yes, I've spent my whole life surrounded by and trampled by children. Love 'em.

  9. elephantjournal says:

    (says our resident gay/civil rights writer)

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