Elmo, Big Bird and the Cookie Monster are being pulled from Pampers diapers. Procter and Gamble, the maker of Pampers, quietly began replacing the Sesame Street characters over the summer. P & G

customer service representatives have reportedly stated the changes came after parents complained of too many male characters on the diapers. Procter and Gamble confirmed the switch to different graphics on the diapers, but did not provide a reason.  MORE