On 4 August 2015, beloved Muppets Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy “announced” the end of their relationship, one that had spanned nearly four decades.
A few weeks before the scheduled 22 September 2015 debut of The Muppets television program on ABC, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy appeared at a Television Critics Association (TCA) press conference in Beverly Hills. During the ABC Entertainment portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour, Kermit the Frog told attendees:
Piggy and I have gone our separate ways romantically. It’s just coming out in the press now. It can be tough to work with your ex. It can be touchy to be executive producer on your ex’s late-night show – particularly if your ex is a pig. I don’t know whether any of you have ever dated pigs.