NEW YORK (AP) — As a child in Puerto Rico, Ismael Cruz was delighted by the colorful characters in “Sesame Street,” who not only entertained and educated him, but helped him learn “inglés.” He could not have imagined that two decades later he would be playing with them in front of the cameras. Cruz is […]
A puppeteer who was the voice of Elmo on “Sesame Street” is being sued for the fifth time, accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy.
By Tim Kenneally | Reuters LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Kevin Clash has found more on the hands that he once used to manipulate beloved Muppet Elmo. Former “Sesame Street” puppeteer Clash, who stepped down last year amid allegations that he’d had sex with underage males, now has a fourth lawsuit against him. And this time […]
Melissa McCarthy will stop by “Sesame Street” this week to help Elmo present the “word of the day” segment.
A man who initially recanted sex abuse allegations against the former puppeteer of the “Sesame Street” character Elmo has sued him, alleging the entertainer lured him into drug-fueled sex when he was 16.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stopped by “Sesame Street” this week to help out with a vocabulary lesson. The “Lincoln” star paired up with fuzzy and huggable monster Murray to teach viewers about the meaning of “reinforce.” He even consented to use his watch as a prop while Murray deployed a hammer.
There are few honors for television shows these days greater than getting a “Sesame Street” parody. After offering kid-friendly takes on the likes of “The Voice” in recent seasons, the series this time took aim at fellow PBS series “Downton Abbey.” The segment, titled “Upside Downton Abbey,” features the Dowarger Countess living in a house […]
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – PBS CEO Paula Kerger says “Sesame Street” will weather the scandal over Elmo puppeter Kevin Clash because “the character of Elmo is larger than any one individual.” She also said a new puppeteer may not be named because several puppeteers are able to work with the beloved “Sesame Street” character. Clash […]
“D” is for … divorce. “Sesame Street” is headed down a new road, covering the sensitive subject of divorce for the first time ever. The classic children’s program aims to teach kids how to deal with their parents splitting up in a new video that debuted this week in which it’s revealed that Abby Cadabby’s […]
A fourth victim is accusing the former voice of Elmo Kevin Clash of sexual abuse and has filed a lawsuit against the disgraced puppeteer. In a new lawsuit filed in New York Federal court, a man identified only as John Doe accuses Clash of luring him to New York from Miami Beach in 1996 for […]