so when falwell claimed in 1999 to have discovered that one of the teletubbies was gay, it seemed like yet another example of his proprietary blend of viciousness and absurdity. Sorry about bolsonaro at the end of the video, when i edited it he was only a stupid and homophobic joke here in brazil, u. The actor who played the iconic gay teletubby, tinky winky, in the uk childrens famous tv series the teletubbies has died. Sam smith has confirmed once and for all what millennial gays grew up suspecting that teletubby tinky-winky is queer. the teletubbies also have a following among the gay community. Tinky winky, who carts around a red handbag but speaks with a male voice, has become something of a gay icon.