Gritty will take this as a compliment.
After all, who doesn't love Cookie Monster? The big, blue, furry creature eats cookies for all three meals of the day — that's living.
Gritty knows how to live, too. The Flyers' mascot was confused for the Sesame Street character by an adorable little boy admiring Cookie Mon--err, Gritty on the cover of Philadelphia Magazine.
The video was posted on Twitter Tuesday morning by @shegabstoomuch.
"Whoaaaaaa," the little boy says in awe.
"Wow, who is that?" he's asked.
Gritty will not endure a sophomore slump in 2019-20. He has been working on his figure this summer, staying in shape for the upcoming season.
Does he sneak in a cookie from time to time? Of course he does.
So our little guy wasn't far off.
(Eric Hartline/USA Today Images)
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