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Caroll Spinney: The Farewell Tour

Pig's Laundry

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Yeah, I hate when fans do stuff like that. Fans have kissed Noah Schnapp at photo ops, groped Jenna Coleman (an actress from Doctor Who), it's super gross. A lot of fans don't think of the figures they idolize as actual people, just objects in their little fantasies.
 

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I feel really bad for celebs that have to put up with this. At the end of the day, just treat them like normal people. It’s really not that hard.
 

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Once Fran Brill asked me, "You're not one of those Tough Pigs people, are you?" When she saw I wasn't, she let her defenses down and opened up. I can only imagine what it must be like to be stalked and having your privacy disturbed. Yes, you worked with Jom Henson, but nobody deserves that hassle.
I wonder if she meant people who run/write articles for the website (I believe that Joe started working for Sesame Workshop before her retirement), or members of the forum (I signed up a long time ago, but while I've been able to post on other Delphi forums, it never let me log in to the Toughpigs forum - but I do read the articles and message board posts and comment on their Facebook page), and if it's just Toughpigs and not just those on other Muppet sites.
 

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Well, Caroll has canceled his appearance this October . . . in fact, he's canceled all future con appearances for the rest of the year - it's become too much of a burden for he and Debbie to keep traveling across the country.

Really disappointed (especially since I already purchased a ticket), but I mean, given his age and his health, this is really the best thing for him.
 

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Well, Caroll has canceled his appearance this October . . . in fact, he's canceled all future con appearances for the rest of the year - it's become too much of a burden for he and Debbie to keep traveling across the country.

Really disappointed (especially since I already purchased a ticket), but I mean, given his age and his health, this is really the best thing for him.
At least you can meet Noel McNeal, I’ve talk to him before he’s really nice
 

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True, and at least I got the chance to meet to Caroll once before, so at least I was able to have the opportunity and not pass it up before.
 

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True, and at least I got the chance to meet to Caroll once before, so at least I was able to have the opportunity and not pass it up before.
Yeah, it’s unfortunate though. However, I would be worried about Caroll’s body at this point
 

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As I understand it, he's already lost complete use of his left arm. :frown:
 
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