Kermit the Frog voice actor reveals why he was fired

Steve Whitmire, the puppeteer who voiced Kermit the Frog for almost 30 years before being sacked last October, has pulled back the curtain on why he was fired by Disney.

The puppeteer who voiced Kermit the Frog for almost 30 years has pulled back the curtain on why he was fired by Disney.Steve Whitmire had worked at The Muppets since he was 19 prior to his shock sacking last October. The 57-year-old said he challenged plans to change the famous green amphibian, gave unwanted notes during a brief Muppets reboot on ABC last year, and was 'outspoken' about the direction the puppet production should take in future, he said during an interview with the Hollywood R...