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Tina Fey answers Kermit the Frog's ice bucket challenge...kind of


In the realm of celebrities nominating celebrities for the ALS ice bucket challenge, some are headscratchers (like Britney Spears nominating Adam Sandler, because…the ’90s?) and others make complete, perfect sense.

Consider Tina Fey’s challenge at the request of one Kermit the Frog in the latter category. Fey accepted her Muppets Most Wanted co-star’s nomination and took to the rooftops of Brooklyn to complete the drop…for the most part.

Fey did play ball, but she enlisted her daughter Alice (who has subbed in for her lookalike mother before) to take some of the heat off the icy cold challenge.

Watch the video below, originally posted to Kermit’s Facebook page:

And here’s Kermit’s original video:

Kermit the Frog talks Tom Cruise, plastic surgery, and 'Muppets Most Wanted' on EW Radio

Kermit may only be around 24 inches tall, but the famed frog doesn’t let his height deter him. So how does he get around the height issue when faced with acting alongside “giants” like How I Met Your Mother’s Jason Segel?

“I had to do many of my scenes standing on boxes — just like Tom Cruise,” Kermit told EW Radio on Tuesday while promoting Muppets Most Wanted, adding that he and the actor are just about the same height.

Despite having a “human in his throat,” Kermit also sang for News & Notes hosts Julia Cunningham and Mario Correa, regaling them with the wrap-up line from “Rainbow Connection.” And speaking of Kermit’s classic hit, he is still a bit put out that he lost out on winning the Oscar for “Rainbow Connection” to Norma Rae’s “It Goes Like It Goes.” READ FULL STORY

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