Jersey Proud: NJ woman was person behind viral Elmo tweet

Christina Vittas works for "Sesame Street" and is the person behind a viral tweet.

News 12 Staff

Feb 9, 2024, 3:23 AM

Updated 137 days ago


There are many ways to get famous. Sending a tweet on behalf of a Muppet is certainly one of them.
A tweet from the official Elmo account went viral after the “Sesame Street” star asked how everyone was doing. The post had millions of views and thousands of comments from people telling Elmo about the difficulties of their lives.
The tweet was written by Hoboken’s Christina Vittas. She grew up in Wayne and works for Sesame Street.
Vittas says it was the wildest week of her life. Even President Joe Biden responded to the tweet.
At least check it has been viewed 210 million times.

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