The Muppets producers kill off Kermit in a bid to address gun violence in the US

Producers of the new Muppets series, aired on Sky1 this evening, have confirmed that Kermit the Frog will be killed off at some point in the series in a bid to address gun violence in the US.

The decision has been met with the approval of Kanye West, Lady Gaga, and Barack Obama.

The Muppets producer, Ed Stone, said: “The decision to kill off Kermit wasn’t easy, but something needs to be done about gun violence in the US. It’s so bad now that it’s become a topic of everyday banter. It shouldn’t be that way.

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