"Hey Arnold!" Creator Confirms The Sexuality Of This Cartoon Character

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In my opinion, Hey Arnold! will go down in TV history as one of the best animated series of all time.

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It's honestly not up for debate. The cartoon had something for everyone and took us on a rollercoaster of emotions during every season.

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Well, get ready to have even more feelings about the show because it just might have been one of Nickelodeon's first cartoons to have a gay character.

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After much speculatio from fans, series creator Craig Bartlett finally opened up about the sexuality of one of the show's most talked about characters: Mr. Simmons.

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"I'm going to set the record straight on some fan theories about Mr. Simmons," said Craig, while promoting Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie.

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After that episode aired, many came to believe Arnold's math teacher also happened to be gay.

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Craig set the record straight: "A lot of the audience assumed he was gay. Well, guess what? Peter IS Mr. Simmons's partner."

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