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Elmo puppeteer's accuser revives underage-sex charge
Kevin Clash, puppeteer and voice of Sesame Street's Elmo, is facing allegations that he conducted a sexual relationship with an underage boy and has taken a leave of absence.
Kevin Clash, puppeteer and voice of Sesame Street's Elmo, is facing allegations that he conducted a sexual relationship with an underage boy and has taken a leave of absence.
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heldon Stephens, the man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was 16 but later recanted, is taking back his original retraction, according to gossip site TMZ. Stephens, 23, now reportedly claims that Clash paid him $125,000 to say their relationship happened when he was an adult, and he wants to return the money to restore his reputation. Neither Clash, 52, nor Sesame Workshop has commented on the report.

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