Last Sex-Abuse Lawsuit Against Elmo Actor Tossed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge in Pennsylvania dismissed the last of five sex-abuse lawsuits filed against the Emmy-winning puppeteer who voiced the “Sesame Street” character Elmo. The ruling did not weigh the merits of the claims but said 25-year-old accuser Sheldon Stephens filed suit too late against actor Kevin Clash. Stephens accused Clash, now 53, […]

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Former Voice Of TV’s Elmo Faces Abuse Suit

NEW YORK (AP) – The former voice of the “Sesame Street” character Elmo is being sued by a man who claims the entertainer lured him into drug-fueled sex when he was 16. Sheldon Stephens, who’s now 24, says he met Kevin Clash at a networking event. He says he was brought by limousine from Pennsylvania […]

Fourth Man Sues Ex-Elmo Puppeteer For Abuse

MIAMI (AP) — 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. The alleged victim is now the fourth to accuse Kevin […]

3rd Man Claims Abuse By Ex-Elmo Puppeteer

NEW YORK (AP) – A Florida man has sued the ex-Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid a sex scandal, saying the voice actor met him in New York after trolling gay telephone chat lines seeking underage boys for sex. The lawsuit seeking unspecified damages was filed in Manhattan federal court Tuesday by a man who remains […]

Elmo Actor Resigns Amid Sex Allegation

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash resigned Tuesday from “Sesame Street” amid a second allegation that he sexually abused underage boys. A lawsuit filed Tuesday in New York by 24-year-old college student Cecil Singleton accuses Clash of engaging in sexual behavior with him over a two-week period while he was underage. Singleton […]

Elmo Puppeteer Cleared Of Sex Allegations

Elmo Puppeteer Accused Of Underage Relationship

NEW YORK (AP) — The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on “Sesame Street” is taking a leave of absence from the popular kids’ show in the wake of allegations that he had a relationship with a 16-year-old boy. Sesame Workshop said puppeteer Kevin Clash denies the charges, which were first made in June by the […]