Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Wedding

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Turns out Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog don't have it all figured out.

While we're praying assuming that ultimately we'll be able to file this away under hilarious publicity stunt, dreamed up to boost interest in the Muppets' return to prime time this fall, the epic couple just joined the ever-deepening showbiz-relationship dumpster bin.

Kermit and Piggy revealed today that they were splitting after the better part of four decades together, making their breakup by far the hardest pill to swallow of the medicine we've had to take so far this summer.

Because if you can't count on your favorite puppets sticking together, really... What is there?

Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog

Courtesy: Richard Harbaugh

We could spend all day going into why this happened (we're going to bet that tart Denise in marketing had something to do with it—it's not easy warding off the temptation when you're green!), but right now, all we want to do is crank the Taylor Swift tunes and parse through the wreckage left behind by the failure of perhaps the last great Hollywood romance brought to you by the Jim Henson Company.

Meanwhile, we hope that the reconciliation doesn't take all season, because look at all the people who just gave up on love, if not the bounty of all of life's possibilities:

OK, this fellow sees opportunity...

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