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  • Judge tosses 3 NY lawsuits against ex-Elmo actor

    July 1, 2013 10:36 AM

    NEW YORK - A judge in New York has tossed out three lawsuits brought by men who said former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash sexually abused them when they were underage. Federal Judge John Koeltl threw out the lawsuits Monday. He says the claims came more than six years after each... more »
  • Elmo left behind on 'Sesame Street' as actor exits

    November 21, 2012 7:55 AM

    NEW YORK - Sesame Street's beloved Elmo character will continue despite the resignation of the puppeteer behind the character following sexual abuse allegations. Fifty-two-year-old Kevin Clash resigned Tuesday after a young man sued him and accused him of engaging in sexual behavior with him when he was 15. ... more »
  • Elmo actor Kevin Clash resigns amid sex allegation

    November 20, 2012 10:30 AM

    NEW YORK - A 24-year-old college student has accused longtime Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of sexually abusing him when he was 15. A lawsuit filed Tuesday in New York by Cecil Singleton accuses Clash of engaging in sexual behavior with him over a two-week period while he was under-age. Singleton... more »
  • Man who accused Elmo puppeteer of teen sex recants

    November 13, 2012 4:43 PM

    NEW YORK - The man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a teen now says it isn't so. The man is now saying his sexual relationship with Clash was adult and consensual. In response to the statement Tuesday afternoon, Clash issued a... more »
  • Elmo puppeteer accused of underage relationship

    November 12, 2012 10:35 AM

    NEW YORK - The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on "Sesame Street" says he did have a relationship with a man who says he was 16 at the time the relationship began. But Kevin Clash says the relationship was between "two consenting adults" -- and that he is "deeply saddened"... more »
  • Elmo's musical

    September 24, 2012 7:27 PM

    Sesame Street begins its 43rd season on PBS this week and the character, Elmo, will be carrying a tune. The shift in how Elmo is used marks the most significant change in the children's program. The segment called "Elmo's World" will be replaced by a new segment called "Elmo the... more »
  • Man dressed as Elmo attacked

    September 26, 2010 12:09 PM

    Elmo was not tickled - he was in a tussle. Police in central Florida say a man dressed as the "Sesame Street" character was attacked Saturday at a music store in Winter Park, but he was able to fend off the attacker. The fight broke out around 3 p.m. The... more »
  • Sesame Street pulls Katy Perry from show

    September 23, 2010 12:28 PM

    Katy Perry's cleavage is fine for Russell Brand - not so for Elmo and Sesame Street. The children's show says it won't air a taped segment featuring the "California Gurls" singer and Elmo. The pop star - who is known for her risque outfits - wore a gold... more »

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