Teletubbies Gay Rumors
Teletubby Actress Sets Record Straight On Tinky Winky's Sexuality
Nikky Smedley, who played yellow Teletubby Laa-Laa, says that contrary to the claims of Jerry Falwell and others, purple 'tubby Tinky Winky was not gay. Or straight: "What kind of person can take the obvious innocence and turn it into something else? We were hardly sexual beings."