Sesame Place Character Allegedly Snubs 2 Black Children at Pennsylvania Park

July 19, 2022

Sesame Place is facing backlash after a video shows a character appearing to snub two Black children who reached out for a hug. Park officials claim it was an innocent misunderstanding. They say the motion that Rosita can be seen making is her turning down another mother, who wanted her infant picked up, which is not permitted. Sesame Place says “the costumes sometimes make it hard to see at lower levels.” The theme park also announced they are giving extra training to their performers.