Perhaps an unusual 'post break-up' choice, but I can't think of film more capable of distracting you from your woes than Neil Burger's sci-fi epic based on Veronica Roth's novel of the same name. By Kat Brown 04 August 2015 • 19:20 pm . Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. The reports followed confirmation that former No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani is ending her 12-year marriage with musician Gavin Rossdale. UP NEXT. https://people.com/tv/miss-piggy-and-kermit-the-frog-break-up-the-real-story Read more: Gwyneth Paltrow denies using phrase 'conscious uncoupling'Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale divorce: One of music industry’s most enduring couples announce split after 12 years of marriage, Read our full mailing list consent terms here, The programme will take viewers backstage as Kermit and co. produce his now ex-girlfriend’s late-night talk show “Up Late With Miss Piggy.”. ABC went so … Showing up fashionably late, Miss Piggy … August 4, 2015. Kermit and Denise break up on 'The Muppets' in Season 1. Set in a post-apocalyptic, dystopian Chicago, this should not be pigeonholed in any one genre and you should leave your assumptions at the door. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. "Piggy and I have gone our separate ways romantically," he said to a crowd of reporters. UP NEXT. The inter-species couple also announced their amicable breakup at a press conference. It offers something for everyone chronicling an endearing new romance played out by Nat Wolff, the slightly more cynical experiences of the older sister and the father’s struggles with being a single parent learning to live again. August 5, 2015 12:03 pm. It's totally healed. The couple, however, had said they will remain professional when they film the show. What do you need when you feel like crying? The rest, as they say, is history (and a lot of juicy gossip, too). However, that is exactly what they achieved. Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog announce they have officially broken up, but will work together on their fall show The Muppets. Having won Sundance's special jury prize for acting, it is easy to see why. Gwen and Gavin. Kermit and Miss Piggy Have Broken Up By Olivia B. Waxman August 4, 2015 2:10 PM EDT K ermit the Frog and Miss Piggy announced that they have broken up, just a … The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. ... but the satisfaction of knowing that a Kermit/Miss Piggy reunion is imminent more than made up for the tears. Their last appearance together was at the Muppets Take The Hollywood Bowl performance in 2017. Online. Miss Piggy and Kermit announce break-up. The couple confirmed their relationship is over at the ABC panel for TV critics on Tuesday. The couple have appeared alongside each other since 1976, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Only one month before "The Muppets" reboot is set to air on ABC, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog formally announced that they're over. 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And if a pig and a frog can’t make their romantic relationship last forever, is there even any hope for the rest of us? Pride and Prejudice this is not, but the premise of a girl turning to internet dating in order to 'let off some steam' is definitely an accurate reflection of our times. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? So do frogs and pigs. And now the biggest breakup of all: Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog are taking a breather. A new generation of The Muppets premieres Tuesday, September 22nd on ABC! NOW PLAYING: other Kermit & Miss Piggy Talk Life After Breakup & Quarantine E! The best feature of Friends with Benefits is its self-awareness. But as is the way with many Hollywood breakups, the news broke during a panel where the couple were launching a new mockumentary-style The Muppets Show with co-executive producers Bill Prady and Bob Kushell. It’s official – Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog have broken up after nearly four decades. The truth behind the characters, conveyed so well by Miles Teller and Woodley, of how it feels to be young saves this film from being another yawn-inducing rendition of the tired concept of love. This film’s originality doesn’t lie with the storyline – which follows a fairly familiar 'charismatic party boy meets shy good girl' formula - but with the approach. That is almost the premise of the whole film, after all: subverting the idea of romance. In the latest celebrity split to crush fans the world over, talent show stars Kermit and Ms Piggy have called it quits. Sometimes having a cathartic tug on the emotions when you're already feeling down can leave you feeling reinvigorated. The actors have to be commended again for bringing the characters to life, delivering a healthy dose of pathos at every turn and making the struggle real. Ask any esteemed historian and they’ll tell you it all went down, like, big time, on 4th August 2015. Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog Break Up. Miss Piggy and Kermit have parted ways amid reports that ex-One Direction singer Zayn Malik has ended his engagement with Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards. Kermit insisted the couple are "professional adults," but Miss Piggy couldn't resist a few shots at the amphibian. Written by Dan Fogelman, more readily associated with Disney films, and directed by Bad Santa’s Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, the crew behind Crazy, Stupid, Love. The Muppets stars become the latest celebrities to disclose the end of their relationship. While this one is perhaps more likely to remind you of your ex than act as a distraction, the quality of the script and acting will leave you feeling good nonetheless. The big news of the morning was that Kermit and Miss Piggy have split up, even though Kermit remains an exec producer of her latenight show. Click to … A recurring theme with this list, here is another a-typical example of the genre, and thankfully so. It was inevitable that Kermit would drop down to the ground while I stayed in the heavens. Josh Boone's indy rom com drama is criminally underrated. Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy are old news. "You can guess who that is, I'm sure. Miss Piggy and Kermit break up ahead of new ABC Muppets show. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. The actress stated this week that she did not write that she “consciously uncoupled” when announcing the end of their marriage, but used a similar version of the phrase. She was also known for her on-again/off-again relationship with Kermit the Frog, which began in 1976 and ended in 2015. / CBS News. It's fine. When and why did Kermit and Miss Piggy break up? ", First published on August 4, 2015 / 4:02 PM. Kermit will continue to produce Miss Piggy's show, "Up Late With Miss Piggy," despite the drama. By introducing a touch more reality than most 'fairy-tale' romances and including a likeable cast, this film manages to be relatable while at the same time providing much-needed escapism. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? A good tearjerker. In a statement published online they say they will continue to work together on The Muppets. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. From modest beginnings (which she is quick to gloss over), Miss Piggy first broke into show business by winning the Miss Bogen County beauty contest, a victory which also marked her first meeting with the frog of her life, Kermit (whom she often calls "Kermie"). Kourtney and Scott. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/miss-piggy-and-kermit-the-frog-break-up Miss Piggy is a Muppet character known for her breakout role in Jim Henson's The Muppet Show.Since her debut in 1976, Miss Piggy has been notable for her temperamental diva superstar personality, tendency to use French phrases in her speech, and practice of karate. Yet another Hollywood power couple bit the dust on Tuesday as Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog announced their separation, conveniently setting a … They are still working together on the series, and Kermit is producing Piggy’s upcoming late night talk show, so expect tensions to flare up. August 4, 2015. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? This is an example of how the standard 'rom com' formula can be successfully shaken up in order to create a refreshing story which still retains the most-loved characteristics of a chick flick. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. hook ups & break ups; Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog call it quits after 40 years. ABC's The Muppets shocked fans across the globe Aug. 4 when Kermit and Miss Piggy formally addressed their romantic split with a statement to … The typical romantic fare is relayed in a jovial way, poking fun at themselves as they go. “People change. Piggy's Biography. Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog have officially broken up. Kermit and Miss Piggy have indeed broken up. At the time of their 2015 split, Miss Piggy shared on social media, "After careful thought, thoughtful consideration and considerable squabbling, Kermit the … If you want to lose touch with reality for a couple of hours - and put your own problems in context - you could do a lot worse than turning to this film. Miss Piggy and Kermit are going through a difficult breakup, but Kermit still cares about her. Kermit and Miss Piggy send out an official statement in regards to the termination of their relationship. would not immediately inspire much excitement, let alone be expected to produce one of the best rom coms this side of the decade. Some eight years in the works, the show will premiere on 22 September on ABC. Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog have announced they are no longer in a relationship. Desiree Navarro/WireImage. Kermit and Piggy starred together as coworkers and friends in the short-lived ABC show "The Muppets." You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. ", She waxed poetic: "Dating moi is like flying close to the sun. In a joint statement posted online, the glamorous and fame-obsessed Miss Piggy and upbeat, affable amphibian Kermit said they will not be involved romantically, but will … “Kermit The Frog And Miss Piggy Officially Break Up” THIS IS THE WORST BREAK UP NEWS ALL YEAR — fefa (@borealis_) August 4, 2015 WTFFF EVEN KERMIT THE FROG AND MISS PIGGY BREAKING UP .. An hour ago, Miss Piggy posted the following message on Facebook: . Piggy herself then showed up at the panel, fashionably late and most curious to hear which version of the breakup story Kermit had told the TCA members. Dealing with issues more akin to a drama, the plot has depth and the characters realism. News. Love is dead. Kermit and Miss Piggy, pictured in 1981 when their relationship was at its strongest, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, before the split (Image: AFP), Gwen Stefani and husband Gavin Rossdale have three sons together (Image: Getty). NEWS: Miss Piggy receives an award from Gloria Steinem Kermit the Frog actually broke the breakup news prior to releasing a joint statement with his ex. ↑ "TCA: Kermit and Miss Piggy’s Break-Up Helps Promote ABC’s New ‘Muppets’ Series" by Cynthia Littleton, Variety, August 4, 2015 ↑ Video: Kermit & Miss Piggy on The Morning Show ↑ Ask Miss Piggy: More Fabulous Tips To Live La Vida Diva Green Beret suspect in bowling alley shooting remanded to jail ABC News; "It can be tough to work with your ex. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. The perfect teen choice, Jon Kasdan's comedy is full of innocence, charm and good humour. The superstar frog also revealed that he has started a new relationship with another pig named Denise, who works in ABC’s marketing department. I don't know whether any of you have ever dated pigs.". Miss Piggy and Kermit have parted ways amid reports that ex-One Direction singer Zayn Malik has ended his engagement with Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards. Meanwhile, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are still dealing the fallout from the oddly-worded announcement of their split. This film, based on John Green's book of the same name, will warm your broken heart and provide you with 125 minutes of pure distraction. The announcement was followed by official an official cementing the worst for fans, which was released on their respective Twitter accounts. It can be tough to be the executive producer on your ex's late-night TV show, especially when your ex is a pig. Liam Hemsworth Bonds With … It’s a rom com, just like all the rest, and it knows it. 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The messy Muppet breakup was announced Tuesday morning in … Star of the moment, Shailene Woodley, portrays the protagonists' struggle perfectly and will take you along with her for the ride. "One of us is certainly professional," said the late-night host. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Kermit & Miss Piggy Break Up Ahead of Muppet Show Premiere. Reuters. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. The Muppets’ Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy have officially broken up, as revealed during ABC’s Television Critics Association’s Press Tour. August 4, 2015 / 4:02 PM ... We were together for a long, long time and it's personal,” Kermit said. This flick, based on Jamie Reidy's non-fiction book Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman, is slightly more complex than a run-of-the-mill comedy. 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