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Judge tosses three N.Y. lawsuits against ex-Elmo puppeteer

Monday, July 1, 2013
NEW YORK -- Three lawsuits brought by men who said former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash sexually abused them when they were underage were tossed out by a federal judge who said in a decision published Monday that the men waited too long to sue. [ Read more → ]

Bert & Ernie celebrate Supreme Court rulings on New Yorker magazine cover

Saturday, June 29, 2013
The upcoming issue of The New Yorker gives a nod to this week's U.S. Supreme Court rulings on marriage equality, with an unlikely pair gracing its cover -- Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie. [ Read more → ]

Third accuser claims he was underage when he had sex with Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash

Monday, November 26, 2012
NEW YORK -- A third man has come forward alleging he had engaged in sexual activity when he was only 16-years-old, with former "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash. [ Read more → ]

Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash resigns amid second accusation of sexual conduct with minor

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Longtime "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash resigned Tuesday afternoon from the Sesame Workshop after a lawsuit was filed in New York District Court by 24-year-old college student claiming that he engaged in a sexual relationship with Clash over a two-week period while he was underage. [ Read more → ]
Kevin Clash

Accuser retracts claim he had underage sex with Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The man who accused "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash of having a sexual encounter with him when he was 16, has retracted his statements. [ Read more → ]
Kevin Clash

Sesame Street’s ‘voice of Elmo’ accused of sexual relationship with minor

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kevin Clash -- the openly gay actor who voices Sesame Street's Muppet character Elmo -- has taken a leave of absence to fight accusations that he had a sexual relationship with an underage male. [ Read more → ]

Sesame Street: Bert and Erie are not gay, and will not be getting married

Saturday, August 13, 2011
Producers of the popular children’s television program “Sesame Street” have issued a statement denying that Muppets Bert and Erie are gay, and said they will not be getting married. [ Read more → ]
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