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Katy Perry's Dress -- Too Hot for 'Sesame Street'

9/23/2010 6:46 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Katy Perry's costume -- and song -- have been yanked from "Sesame Street" ... after the show began receiving complaints like, "that was the most messed up thing iv [sic] ever seen."

Katy shot a segment for the show -- which was supposed to air on New Year's Eve -- in which she sings a cleaned-up version of her song, "Hot N Cold" with Elmo.

The song made its way to YouTube Monday and racked up nearly a million views.  But some parents started complaining her cleavage was too front and center.  We've learned producers have decided not to air the song on the show.
Fact is ... what looks like Katy's bare chest is actually covered in flesh-colored mesh that goes all the way to her neck. 


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Our pals at obtained a whole bunch of awesome photos of the singer lettin' loose at the pool at the Hard Rock Hotel.

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Well then, we need to censor The Little Mermaid, and most of the Disney films -- the female characters are wearing low cut tops -- OMG -- get a grip people -- there is nothing wrong with that dress, but people have to complain about something.

1398 days ago


Oh give me a break and stop expecting tv to take care of your children, there is nothing immoral about this and only fanatic jesus freaks and holly homemaker moms are complaining. I promise you if you ask your kids 10 years down the road how did this episode effect them they wont even remember it or probably any episode of SS. Get of your high horses and stop trying to pass your little judgments on everyone you don't like if your child grows up to be a slut its because either you were a slut, you didn't raise them properly, or they were just born that way.

1398 days ago


warren. . . .you definately need a dose of reality. And not from that half empty bottle next to your cardboard box. Grow up.

1398 days ago


I'm glad they're pulling that Katy Perry/Elmo footage. I found it offensive and hypocritical. They took Bert and Ernie off because of the *homosexual implications*, even after those two characters had been on for years and were just like any other roommates who just so happened to both be male. If they're that worried about showing potential sexual stuff to kids, why would they show a young woman with a puppet child when the young woman is obviously wearing practically nothing? Sesame Street's producers need to start using their heads for something other than a hat.

1398 days ago


Has any of these parents NOT watch the movie Elmo in Grouchland??? Vanessa Williams was showing so much MORE cleavage than Katy Perry and yet it is still being sold in stores. Seriously people... seriously... do these moms really have nothing better to do!?!

1398 days ago


WOW, I can't believe some of the ridiculous comments on here. No wonder the world laughs at us in America! Wish there was a reply box with each comment so i could laugh my ass off and pin point the people with absolutely no brains in here. The ones that think it's ok to show Perry like she was are either low life with no moral and have kids the same way, or they never watched the show, hence having no kids and don't understand how SS has been a learning and social tool for toddlers and youngsters forever. ...
And No. Like to see you try to have kids and have them NOT watch Sesame Street! lol Another remark out the @ss of an idiot!

1398 days ago


Laura, I see that you commented to this "gimmeabreak" person, which was probably a waste of your time, but of course that was your choice it's just that usually you can't get through to a person like her, they refuse to be confused with any facts. Anyway, for anyone that doesn't see the moral dilemma we are in these days, it's only because they are just a damn fool. Yea we had wet t-shirt contest back in my day on spring break BUT it's moved from that to girls actually getting up on stage and fk'n some guy they've never met before a crowd of hundreds. I know I sound like a broken record to keep bringing up the fact that I cannot sit here for more than 30 sec's where I download music for my inter net stations and DJ work that girls don't start hitting on me to come see them on their website where they will masturbate for me. This is the product of the mother of today which actually started back in the 60's when women declared their sexual freedom, and the freedom of course was from morality. One thing about that "gimmeabreak" person is that her comments and her ideas and her support of people like Katy will surely come back to bite her in the ass, especially since she said she has a 17 and 18 year old. You and I may never know the details, but just know that a mother like her will surely suffer with those girls.

1398 days ago


yall are a bunch of *****s. who cares if theres a little clevage. yall show clevage goin to the beach with your kids anyway. damn. besides its intended for young young kids who wont remember the damn thing in a year. bunch of yuppie mother ****ers

1398 days ago


I thought the song would have been cute for the show. However, the outfit wasn't really suitable for children. It just wasn't necessary, Katy and SS are smart enough to realize that. I'm not saying cover her head to toe let no skin show! Maybe she should have been in more of a 3/4 year old dress up clothes? Actually, I wish she HAD been cause then the episode would have been aired. I would have enjoyed it :]

1398 days ago


Give me a break.... Katy Perry is fine and nothing in her attire or song or speach was out of line. Too many haters and jealous people out there. Only insecure people will say negative things about here. She is on top of her game and I wish her well. Beautiful voice, Beautiful lady.

1398 days ago


Ok so what do u expect when u invite Katy Perry on? What do u think she's going to wear a turtle neck and jeans? Geeze maybe they should have thought about that before they asked her 2 be on.

1398 days ago


Katy Perry is a no talent flash in the pan. Her long neck makes her look like a Sesame Street character, but I don't think she belongs on there. She is a loser. Miss Piggy has more talent and looks.

1398 days ago


listen you little fool "gimmeabreak", I get a dose of reality EVERYTIME one of your daughters, or the daughters of women like you pop up on my music program encouraging me to come watch them masturbate. My comment to them when they say, "hi sweetie, wanna see me naked, i have a lot of toys, come watch me masturbate", is, "do you realize what you're doing right now and that you are feeding some sick individual who since he cannot get to you is going to do harm to a relative, a neighbor, or even one of his own children?????" So far ALL except one have just disappeared, the one that did respond said, "thanks hore". Just wait "gimmeabreak", your time will come. It might be as dramatic and heart breaking as Natalie Holloway's mother, but anyone that supports immorality as you do will surely pay a price.

1398 days ago


Ya know, I don't have kids so I really can't say if I feel that this would be appropriate for my kids or not, I really don't see anything wrong with that and I really don't see why SS should stay away from Katy, I believe that Ariel from the Little Mermaid had that much cleavage, and what about the Jonas Brothers selling sex by hiding it with "Purity Rings," or even that Disney owns one of the largest adult film companies in the USA. I remember watching all of that as a child and I wasn't thinking sex so I don't understand why kids today would be think that without the media and irrational parents making it an issue which is bringing to light to children that it is sexual.

1398 days ago


thank goodness moms do have time to write on blogs...vanessa williams might wear less cleavage than katy perry, but Elmo in Grouchland is a movie that you rent, it is not on sesame street during the morning or afternoon hours.....sesame street is on for kids to help learn about people, life, their letters, numbers, there is nothing wrong with it....a half hour of learning so mommys can take a break and kids can laugh and have fun.....come on...stop making more out of this...she needs more coverage...thats all we are saying....good for you good mommys...keep blogging and adding comments on here....we need to unite and stand strong for the well being of good children being raised....dont let these people bully are doing the right thing by defending what is right for children....power to good mommys, daddys, grand parents, teachers and neighbors....stay strong!

1398 days ago
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