Source - SpongeBob SquarePants' sexuality has entered the chat -- and lo and behold, the Bikini Bottom dweller might be, as many suspected for years, gay.
Nickelodeon tweeted Saturday in support of Pride month, and attached photos of three of their canon characters as a clear indicator that they're all part of the LGBTQ+ community but without actually saying it outright.
The tweet heard round the Krusty Krab said, "Celebrating #Pride with the LGBTQ+ community and their allies this month and every month.
Cool? I guess? We would've gladly taken Johnny Bravo, but SongeBob is fine. I always thought it was weird when cartoons were given a sexuality anyway. Which is almost exactly what the show's creator, Stephen Hillenburg, said when he first denied SpongeBob was gay during the early 2000s.
If Nickelodeon really wanted to show support for the LGBT community they should've just created an entire new cartoon with a gay main character instead of backdating one they already have. It's not like they have to pay the actor. The whole thing feels more like an attention grab than anything else.
Having said that, this tweet made me laugh:
Welcome to the tribe, Bob. At least you can't lose your job because of it. Maybe that's why he came out in the first place. Who knows? Still a great theme-song though…