TODAY   |  June 29, 2013

Controversy over Bert and Ernie’s New Yorker cover

Artist Jack Hunter created a rendering of Bert and Ernie of "Sesame Street" snuggling on the couch in a nod to the Supreme Court decisions regarding same-sex marriage, which The New Yorker will feature on their upcoming cover. The decision is causing a stir before the issue even hits stands. NBC’s Michelle Franzen reports.

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>> of it. just ahead, bert and ernie going from " sesame street " to the cover of "the new yorker." it has people talking.

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