Katy Perry Out Of ‘Sesame Street’

September 24th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
sesame-streetSep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katy Perry, the twenty five year old singer was scrapped out of ‘Sesame Street’, after her music video for this children’s show, was uploaded on You tube. The singer made a music video for ‘Sesame Street’ with Elmo which was supposed to be shown in the TV series on 31st December 2010. However, according to some parents, the dress that she was wearing was too revealing for a children’s show.

It met tremendous contempt and criticism from the viewers, when the video was uploaded on You tube this Thursday. Although the video was a children friendly version of her hit number “Hot and Cold”, where she was seen chasing the cartoon character of Elmo, drove the parents furious and disgusted.

Sesame Street has been one of the most respected and popular children’s show in USA for several years. The incorporation of such vulgar things in the show may be derogatory for the children. Since it was first premiered in 1965, on NET channel, this pre-school children show had never faced any problem and has been consistently free from controversies.

This is the first time in its 40 seasons, that the show witnessed such rigorous contempt from the parents. Due to the hundred of disgraceful comments on YouTube, the producer decided to bar the video from airing on this new year eve. This video was meant for the 41st season of Sesame street, which is suppose to start from 27th September 2010. However, the producer said, that although the video will on be aired on TV, during the telecast of Sesame Street, Katy Perry’s video will be accessible in You tube. There has already been a few hundred viewer ship for the video by now.

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