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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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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!

1386 days ago


wow im a little surprized... people complaining about katy perrys dress in this segment but yet its amazing how many middle school aged girls are going to school lookin like little street walkers.... and bet these same parents let their kids watch mylee cyrus ....

1386 days ago


I wonder how many of people would complain about the outfit if it were on someone who didn't have Ms. Perry's history. Also if you look at your little 4 year old daughter's dress up clothes, the styles are very similar.

1386 days ago


nina, you scare me...I hope you dont have children, especially little girls......

1386 days ago


Seriously Katy, the blue and green body condom on the kids choice awards was a bit much, but that show is targeting tweens. Sesame Street is for TODDLERS and PRESCHOOLERS. Put some friggin' clothes on. You wear more on your eyelashes than you do on your breasts.

1386 days ago


I think it's time for parents to take a chill pill. If you "go to church..oooh that's disgusting" do-gooders balk at Katie Perry wearing THAT outfit, I would suggest you keep your kids locked up in the house because as the previous readers have said, they are going to see much worse in the REAL world than Katie Perry would ever show your kids on Sesame Street, it's time for you "corn cob up the ass" parents to loosen up a bit. Oh gee, I hope I didn't offend anyone but if I did?, I don't care.

1386 days ago


Okay this really stupid. First off if ss didnt like how the outfit looked during the taping why didnt they make her change it. and second there is alot of little kids who listen to her. and i am sure they would of liked to see the segment. plus she even cleaned up the song to make it presentable. she obivously knew that she had to make her self presentable also so if anyone is to blame its ss because they could of had her choose a different outfit if they saw a problem with it in the beging instead of waiting. they just wanted to start all this drama for no reason.

1386 days ago


SERIOUSLY??? These women have a lot of nerve to complain! Most mothers I see wear the MOST revealing outfits--it's disgusting. They look more like sluts than decent mothers. They're with their kids, too! It's embarrassing! Don't they look in the mirror BEFORE going out into the public! Cover it up! PALEEZE!!!
Sesame Street knows the celebs BEFORE they have them on their shows...they could've stated certain wardrobe restrictions but they didn't. I could care less about Katy Perry, one way or the other but she is who she is & that's that. Parents need to be the FIRST people who set proper examples for their kids....stop expecting others to do your parental jobs! You had these kids so take responsibility for them in EVERY way!

1386 days ago


Little kids will want their milk straight from the tap-er Katy Perry's boobies---LOL!!!

1386 days ago


Katy's chest is probably the last thing my son is worried about at the age of three. If he is, oh well its natural. Women have breasts, this is nothing new. CHILL OUT PEOPLE.

1386 days ago


Oh please. Women have breasts, it's ridiculous to act like they don't. She showed a bit of cleavage but it wasn't obscene.

1386 days ago


seriously? i mean this show is for what 3-5 year olds? you think there going to be watching katy perry. do you even think that they care what she wears? there not going to pay attention to that!!! they dont know!

1386 days ago


tinkerbell wears less get over it

1386 days ago


I'm more interested in these comments than I am in the actual story itself! Being the open-minded type of individual that I am...I can whole-heartedly agree with 'most' views, however I do have some questions...are we planning on lynching this girl over a network's poor judgement call??? Are we going to attempt to keep her from having her own children, or something?!? C'mon people - This has nothing to do with Katy Perry, and has everything to do with the media's maturity. Take your time and scrutiny, and put it toward something useful, and positive. Stop the drama, grow up a little, and for goodness' sake, go out and get some lives that don't revolve around Political Correctness all the time...your children have much bigger worries for their futures' than a half-naked Katy Perry on Sesame Street!!! P-lease. Maybe not relying on the show so much for their entertainment, and interacting more with your children will help matters some?

1386 days ago


You guys who are complaining are either stuck in the 50s or have a mental problem. It's not bad at all. I hate when people live to complain about stupid things to make their life better? You know how many little kids listen to Katy Perry?!?! MILLIONS!

1386 days ago
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