Swooshing in with his luxurious Christian Siriano tuxedo, actor Billy Porter will be making a surprise appearance in Sesame Street Season 51.
- Sesame Street confirmed the news through social media
- Mixed Social-Media Reactions
- A big change in the show’s structuring
Singer-actor Billy Porter will be donning his most iconic tuxedo dress that he wore to the Oscars back in 2019. The 50-year-old ‘Pose’ star will be joining the list of other several guest celebrities to have appeared on the show before.
Yes, It’s Really Happening!
Sesame Street confirmed the news through a social media announcement by sharing a series of photos of the actor visiting the set.
And once again, the actor and Broadway performer will be rehashing one of his most captivating red carpet looks in Sesame Street’s Season 51. Precisely, a velvet-textured tuxedo gown-cum-jacket designed by American fashion designer Christian Siriano.
Well, Porter is no newcomer to enthralling the masses with his epic red carpets look. Porter is known to stand out for his extravagant and highly opulent looks whenever he makes public appearances.
Mixed Social-Media Reactions
Since the announcement, there has been a downpour of mixed reactions on social media. While on one hand some users are praising the smart move, others are spitting the actor with their critically harsh comments.
Sesame Street Season 51 Finds a New Humble Abode
The release date for Sesame Street Season 51 has not been confirmed as yet, however, what we least know is that the season will have 35 episodes.
Another big change in the show’s structuring is that Sesame Season 5 instead of premiering on HBO will now be shifted to HBO Max (HBO’s digital platform). Although the show will continue to air on PBS kids for free.
Other Amazing Celebrity Cameos on Sesame Street
‘Like a Boss’ actor Billy Porter is not the first to have played a cameo on the long-running kids’ show Sesame Street. Prior to him, singer John Legend, songwriter Jason Derulo, Sin City actress Jessica Alba, the cult band Backstreet Boys, actress Sarah Jessica Parker and ace footballer David Beckham are a few to mention from the elite list of celebrities to have played a cameo on the show before.
A Traditional Old Show: Sesame Street
Regarded as an iconic show Sesame Street premiered back in the year of 1969. Since then the show has produced over a whopping 4000 episodes over a span of 50 years.
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