Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash resigned from his job at “Sesame Street” on Tuesday after word spread that another man had come forward and accused Clash of having sexual relations with him when he was underage.
According to TMZ, Cecil Singleton has filed a lawsuit in New York and is suing Clash for $5 million, alleging that he met the puppeteer on a telephone chat line when he was 15. Read More
Well, this is depressing. Kevin Clash, 52, the jovial puppeteer behind Elmo from “Sesame Street,” has reportedly taken a leave of absence from the show pending accusations that he had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy when he was 45.
Clash adamantly denies the claim, telling TMZ he did in fact have a relationship with the person in question, but that it was “between two consenting adults,” and that the accusations of underage impropriety are false. Read More
‘Evil Elmo’ insists he’s not a creep.
The man who has become infamous from coast to coast for dressing up as the iconic “Sesame Street” character and launching into very public anti-Semitic rants declared Tuesday that children have nothing to worry about while he’s in The City.
But on Saturday morning, concerned residents had a much different take.
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