Puppeteer Kevin Clash and Elmo.
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November 20, 2012 Kevin Clash has denied he had a sexual relationship when his accuser was still a boy. But there's word today of a second such allegation. Sesame Workshop says Clash has "concluded that he can no longer be effective in his job."
November 13, 2012 The man said that he and Kevin Clash had a sexual relationship, but it was between consenting adults.
November 12, 2012 Sesame Street Workshop says Kevin Clash denies a young man's accusation that they had an improper relationship. The organization also says it investigated and concluded the allegation is "unsubstantiated." But Clash exercised poor judgment and violated the organization's policy on Internet usage.
September 7, 2009 Okay, I've interviewed a lot of different people over the past two decades, including a bona fide "star" here or there. So when the TMM folks told me they'd booked Elmo (of Sesame Street), I didn't think much of it. ... Cute gimmick. Sure, I'll pl...
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