Disney does this to their attractions all the time. I think the concept of having a part of MuppetVision in a pin is really cool. It’s also not the end of MV, it’s not closing anytime soon, and all that’s gone is the balloon (as much as it sucks).
The Henson's can say anything they want. They've had first hand experience and are entitled to their own opinions and whatnot.
They're also Jim's children. I think they're allowed to say something even if their company doesn't own the Muppet characters anymore.
He should understand that unfortunately, it's not his duty to dictate what the Muppets can and cannot do. That's Disney's decision. I'm not saying it's right and that he shouldn't have any input, but you've got to do what the bosses want or else you risk losing your career.
Someone better be writing a tell-all book as we speak because this is so interesting.
Now for my analysis of the situation. This is how I see it, and all opinion.
I think the main reason why the Henson kids have been quiet until now is because it's kind of poor taste to openly diss someone who...