Miss Piggy Talks Feud With Joan Rivers, Marrying Kermit in ‘Muppets Most Wanted’

March 12, 2014 7:37 am
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Miss Piggy stopped by On Air with Ryan Seacrest to chat about the upcoming Muppets movie, Muppets Most Wanted.

But before we got to the movie, we had to ask the world’s biggest diva what’s the deal with her frenemy Joan Rivers, who Miss Piggy was recently filmed pushing into a cake.

“I don’t know if you saw the whole video or not, but it ended up with Joan asking moi for some cake and my obliging right at her face,” Miss Piggy explained.

The feud has been going on for years, and when asked if she’ll ever make up with the Fashion Police host, Miss Piggy admits: “I’m not going to make up to her. She’s the one who needs to make up to me. This started a long time ago. We have a lot of history, Joan and me, and if you just look at Joan, there’s a lot of ancient history right there.”

In fact, she adds, Joan “actually tried to audition and get my part on the Muppet show, [Muppets Most Wanted].”

Sadao Turner / Ryan Seacrest Productions

Sadao Turner / Ryan Seacrest Productions

Luckily for Muppets fans, that didn’t happen, and Miss Piggy is one of the stars of the new movie, which takes the entire gang on a tour of Europe, where they find themselves entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine.

“He’s sort of an evil doppleganger version of Kermit and he tries to replace Kermit and take over the Muppets,” Miss Piggy explains.

Leading the Muppets is Ricky Gervais, who has to deal with feisty prison guard Nadya, played by Tina Fey, who takes a liking to Kermit, Miss Piggy’s longtime beau.

“I was never worried that anything would happen on set,” Miss Piggy admits. “Tina plays a Russian gulag officer and Kermit winds up in the gulag, so there’s lots of jail cells around so if anything every happened, I’d just put one in the slammer.”

Also in the movie, Kermit and Miss Piggy get married! “There is a wedding,” Piggy confirms, “and a certain beautiful pig gets to wear a certain white gown while walking down the aisle. [Vivienne Westwoodmade moi a beautiful gown and … it’s made of all recycled plastic.”

Speaking of fashion, Miss Piggy is also set to appear on QVC and is launching her own lifestyle brand called “Moi by Miss Piggy” on Sunday, March 16. Check it out here!

Catch Muppets Most Wanted out in theaters on March 21.


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