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SNL pushes Katy Perry, Elmo buttons

Posted by David Beard, Globe Staff  September 26, 2010 07:29 PM

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Yes, she wore an Elmo T-shirt.

Guest-starring with a parochial school plaid skirt in an Amy Poehler-Maya Rudolph "Bronx Beat'' skit, Katy Perry just wouldn't let the ''Sesame Street'' scandal lie. Best line: a crack at the skit's 'Sesame'-style sponsors.

The skit also talks about bedbugs ''galloping'' into New York homes on the backs of mice. But enough. See it, and you decide if it's funny or not:

And here's the background to the PBS brouhaha -- and the banned video -- that erupted after Perry's version of "Hot and Cold'' with Elmo.

If you want the Ukrainian, accordian-filled version of "Hot 'n' Cold,'' here it is. Oy!

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