Elmo

Sesame Street character Big Bird

Big Bird, Elmo to encourage kids to eat produce

WASHINGTON (AP) — A trip down the grocery store produce aisle could soon feel like a stroll down “Sesame Street.” Under an agreement being announced Wednesday by Michelle Obama, the nonprofit organization behind the popular […]

10/30/2013

Kevin Clash, puppeteer, posing with "Sesame Street" character Elmo

Judge tosses 3 NY lawsuits against ex-Elmo actor

NEW YORK (AP) – Three lawsuits brought by men who said former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash sexually abused them when they were underage were tossed out by a judge who said in a decision published […]

07/01/2013

People in Times Square (AP Photo)

Cookie Monster, Elmo get in Times Square trouble

NEW YORK (AP) — Cookie Monster stands accused of shoving a 2-year-old. Super Mario was charged with groping a woman. And Elmo was booked for berating tourists with anti-Semitic slurs.

04/09/2013

Kevin Clash, puppeteer, posing with "Sesame Street" character Elmo

Former voice of TV’s Elmo sued in NY for 5th time

NEW YORK (AP) — 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.

04/02/2013

Kevin Clash, puppeteer, posing with "Sesame Street" character Elmo

Former voice of TV’s Elmo faces abuse suit

NEW YORK (AP) — 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.

03/19/2013

Kevin Clash, puppeteer, posing with "Sesame Street" character Elmo

Fla. man sues ex-Elmo puppeteer, claims sex abuse

MIAMI (AP) – Another man on Monday sued the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in Miami and promised to be a father figure before flying the teen to New York to have sex with him.

12/10/2012

Kevin Clash, puppeteer, posing with "Sesame Street" character Elmo

Fla. man sues ex-Elmo puppeteer, claims NY abuse

NEW YORK (AP) – 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 […]

11/27/2012

Elmo left behind on 'Sesame Street' as actor exits

NEW YORK (AP) – Even on “Sesame Street,” where everything is famously A-OK, problems can arise for its residents. And that includes the Muppets. Cookie Monster grapples with an eating disorder. Oscar the Grouch gets […]

11/21/2012

Elmo actor Kevin Clash resigns amid sex allegation

NEW YORK (AP) — Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has resigned from “Sesame Street” in the wake of an allegation that he had sex with an under-aged youth. In its statement Tuesday, Sesame Workshop said “the controversy surrounding Kevin’s personal life […]

11/20/2012

Elmo puppeteer accused of underage relationship

NEW YORK (AP) – The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on “Sesame Street” is taking a leave of absence from the popular kids’ show following allegations that he had a relationship with a 16-year-old boy. […]

11/12/2012

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