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
Gary Glitter’s big hit, “Rock & Roll Part 2,” used to be a staple at sporting events, but the song’s creator has a long history of being on the wrong side of the law — and we’re not talking jaywalking. Glitter has been imprisoned for child sex abuse and is a known pedophile.
Now he has been swept up in the current Jimmy Savile scandal in the U.K. and was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of abuse and then released on bail. Read More