They say that happiness is the best revenge after a bad breakup, and boy, is Miss Piggy living that truth. The queen of the Muppets may have lost her Kermie to some pig named Denise, but she’s doing him one better — dating Josh Groban!
We all know that Miss Piggy is one fabulous Muppet, and has never let anything stand in her way for too long. Now that ex-love Kermit has moved on with another pig named Denise, Piggy got herself a new flame in the form of Josh Groban, 34. But wait — isn’t Josh engaged to Kat Dennings, 29?
Okay, everyone here has a little bit of explaining to do. It turns out that when The Muppets premieres on ABC in September 2015, Josh will be Miss Piggy’s extra-handsome, extra-talented love interest. Executive Producer Bill Prady spoke to ETOnline and explained how this power couple came to be:
“Piggy is in a foul mood,” her pal Prady said. “So her ex-boyfriend, Kermit, decides that the best way to calm everything down is to essentially fix Piggy up with somebody, and he does it by going to that list they had when they were a couple — the free pass list.”
Piggy and Kermit had a FREE PASS LIST?! Well, Josh was one of those guys! Can you imagine who the others were? We know Piggy will never settle for less than the best, so it’s likely all the hottest and richest guys in Hollywood! Now we’re just wondering who was on Kermit’s list!
Apparently, Josh’s presence is not all romance and charm; he and Kermit bash heads when it comes to creative control of their new program Up Late with Miss Piggy. She’s starting to want input from her new man, and not a certain green frog. Well, that’s what you get when you pick someone like Denise (ugh) over Miss Piggy, kid.
Wait a second though — we’re pretty sure Josh is engaged! What is Piggy going to do when she finds out the new love of her life is a dirty double-crosser? There are probably going to be a few karate kicks involved. Even better? She and Kat team up to their no-good man!
HollywoodLifers, are you excited for The Muppets to start?
— Samantha Wilson