The Man Who Played Barney The Dinosaur Has Finally Revealed Himself

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And going to the bathroom wasn’t easy either. Joyner recalled one particular incident at a Mardi Gras parade during a 2017 Reddit AMA. “The costume wrangler pushed a Gatorade bottle up the crouch opening of the costume and I had to aim, use, put on the lid, hand it back to her, all while waving and dancing on the float.”

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But despite all the drawbacks of playing a giant purple dinosaur, Joyner told Business Insider he had nothing but affection for his time on the show. “Barney was beautiful. Barney was very, very good to me. I loved being Barney. I loved everything about being Barney. But that chapter is gone.”

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