Disney has recently been on the news for all the wrong reasons. Even though their multiple controversies haven’t impacted the quality of their work, fans and members of the press have been questioning their management decisions and wondering if the company is being too severe when it comes to giving artists creative freedom.
Steve Whitmire, the actor who voiced Kermit The Frog for over 27 years, has voiced his discontent over being fired and has claimed that he only wanted what was best for the character, looking out for Jim Henson’s legacy in the meantime. Henson was the founder of The Muppets, and the original voice of Kermit The Frog.
Matt Vogel, the new Kermit, is only the third actor in the long history of The Muppets to portray the character. His debut was released in a short video in August, and he sounds just like Kermit The Frog.
Muppet Thought Of The Week is a weekly short video published on The Muppets’ Youtube account where a featured muppet talks and, well, expresses their cute thought of the week.
Matt Vogel has a long career and has been a part of the Jim Henson Company since the early 90’s, working on shows such as Sesame Street and Oobi. Hopefully, his addition will make a better Muppets TV Show, which has struggled over the recent years. No matter the future of the show, we’ll always have this adorable clip.