| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," is taking a leave of absence from the show in the aftermath of allegations that he had sex with an underage boy, which surfaced Monday on the website TMZ.
The Baltimore-born Clash has vehemently denied...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:36 AM
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Voice of Elmo leaves 'Sesame Street' after underage sex accusations: Baltimore-born...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A claim that "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash had sex with a minor has been withdrawn.
The 23-year-old man who had said he was 16 when he began a romantic relationship with Clash — the voice of Elmo — recanted Tuesday through his...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Sheldon Stephens, the first man to claim that “Sesame Street” puppeteer Kevin Clash had an underage relationship with him, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the former voice of Elmo.
Stephens is the fourth man to sue the Turners Station native,...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 7:41 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
"Sesame Street" returns for its 41st season on Monday, but the opening episode won't include a scheduled segment featuring singer Katy Perry and Elmo.
The segment, which includes Perry singing a parody of her song, "Hot 'N' Cold"...
| Nov 13, 2011
When Kevin Clash was a boy in Baltimore County, he'd watch TV mere inches from the screen and wish he could walk right into "Sesame Street."
It didn't take him long to get there. At 15, the kid from Turners Station became the regular puppeteer on a...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 12:19 PM
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| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"Sesame Street" and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" led the field on Friday in the Creative Arts portion of the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards.
The PBS mainstay (pictured) grabbed six awards during the presentation of craft and technical awards at the Westin...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Imagine your dream grandpa: He's the best storyteller. Dotes on your grandma. Has plenty of sage wisdom to share. Calls you "cutie."
Oh, and he's also Big Bird.
That's basically Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old puppeteer who has played the 8-foot-...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The legal battle over the sexual abuse allegations against "X-Men: Days of Future Past" directer Bryan Singer has turned vicious.
Singer's lawyer, Marty Singer (no relation), has issued a blistering attack on Michael Egan's attorney Jeff Herman and...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The lawyer that’s representing a man who is accusing director Bryan Singer of sexual assault isn’t new to these kinds of cases.
Jeff Herman filed a complaint late Wednesday in Hawaii federal court claiming the filmmaker of preying on his...