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Ex-Elmo puppeteer accused of sexual abuse by fifth man

Kevin Clash

Kevin Clash, the man who voiced the popular puppet Elmo on "Sesame Street," is facing accusations of underage sex abuse by a fifth man. On Tuesday, a new federal lawsuit was filed against the puppeteer in New York.


Ex-Elmo puppeteer faces new sex, drug claims

Kevin Clash, the ex-Elmo puppeteer who previously faced allegations of sex abuse, is once again at the center of a lawsuit.


Fla. man sues ex-Elmo puppeteer, claims sex abuse

Another man on Monday sued the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in Miami and promised to be a father figure before flying the teen to New York to have sex with him.


Accuser of Elmo puppeteer gives first interview to tabloid ‘The Insider’

Kevin Clash

Getting in just under the wire before Thanksgiving day’s orgy of football viewing, “The Insider” will Wednesday night have the first interview with the first man who claimed former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash had a sexual relationship with him when he was a minor.


Elmo actor Kevin Clash resigns amid sex allegation

Kevin Clash

Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has resigned from "Sesame Street" in the wake of an allegation that he had sex with an under-aged youth... As the announcement was made, a lawsuit was being filed in federal court in New York charging Clash with sexual abuse of a second youth. The lawsuit alleges that Cecil Singleton, then 15 and now an adult, was persuaded by Clash to meet for sexual encounters.


Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of teen sex recants

The man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a teen now says it isn’t so. The man is now saying his sexual relationship with Clash was adult and consensual. In response to the statement Tuesday afternoon, Clash issued a statement of his own, saying he is “relieved that this painful allegation has been put to rest.”


Elmo puppeteer accused of underage relationship

Kevin Clash

The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on "Sesame Street" is taking a leave of absence from the popular kids' show following allegations that he had a relationship with a 16-year-old boy. Sesame Workshop says puppeteer Kevin Clash denies the charges, which were first made in June by the alleged partner, who by then was 23.


'Sesame Street' YouTube channel hacked, filled with porn

'Sesame Street' YouTube channel hacked, filled with porn

The official YouTube channel for children's television series "Sesame Street" was compromised this weekend. At that time, a hacker filled what could be considered one of the more child-friendly corners of the Internet with videos so pornographic that they'd make Cookie Monster blush until he resembled Elmo.

Senh: That's messed up, and it's not funny. Luckily, it was only there for about 20 minutes. YouTube and Sesame Street reacted pretty quickly.


Can dads have it all?

I've been on eight business trips in recent months. I'm away so much that my wife, Susan, searches for my photo on the backs of milk cartons, and I've been told my kids are looking to Elmo as a father figure.


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