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Default Sesame Street's Bert 'comes out' on Twitter

The post, written by "Bert" on Sesame Street's Twitter account on June 11 this year, compared himself to the A-Team character Mr-T.

"Ever notice how similar my hair is to Mr. T's? The only difference is mine is a little more 'mo,' a little less 'hawk'," it said.

Most overlooked the post as a comment about hairstyles but some bloggers insisted Bert was secretly referring to homosexuals as "'mos" and it was his way of confirming what has been rumoured for years.

"Being sent right in the middle of Pride Month, it seemed like a fun coded message to us 'mos, and one that I was happy to pick up on," wrote Ed Kennedy, the edtior of gay pop culture site AfterElton.com.

Bert's sexuality has always been the subject of speculation because of what he wears and because he has shared a bedroo
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