The famous, feisty Renaissance Muppet had just been honored with the Brooklyn Museum’s Sackler Center First Award, which celebrates women who are “firsts” in their field.
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Miss Piggy is a fictional character. She is a puppet, made of fabric, incapable of original thought. Her original Muppeteer was Frank Oz, and she’s been portrayed by Eric Jacobson since 2002. “Her” first movie and TV show were both written by two men. While she’s certainly a strong-willed character, she’s not real.