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.
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 […]
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 […]
Michael Buble is an Elmo fan. The smooth singer duets with the beloved “Sesame Street” star on his upcoming NBC Christmas special, “Michael Bublé: Home for the Holidays,” and none of the recent problems with Elmo’s puppeteer, Kevin Clash, made him want to cut their number. “There was never a discussion to lose him,” Bublé tells […]
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.
“I am deeply sorry to be leaving,” said Kevin Clash in his parting statement, “and am looking forward to resolving these personal matters privately.”
Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has resigned from “Sesame Street” in the wake of new allegations of having sex with a minor.
First, Big Bird became an unwitting player in a presidential debate that argued for clipping his wings. Then came word that the actor who plays Elmo would take a leave of absence amid an allegation that he had had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy — an accusation that was withdrawn the next day.
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a teenage boy has recanted his story. In a surprising turnabout on Tuesday, the man described his sexual relationship with Clash as adult and consensual. Clash responded with a statement of his own, saying he […]