A Florida man claims Clash paid for his travel from Miami to New York, where he alleges Clash had under-age sex with him.
Puppeteer Kevin Clash
Monday, December 10, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
A third man has accused the Turner Station native of engaging in underage sex with him.
A third man has stepped forward to accuse puppeteer Kevin Clash of engaging in a sexual relationship with him while he was underage. Clash, a Dundalk native, is accused of using alcohol to "groom" the then-16-year-old boy into sexual activity, the New York Daily News reported today. The paper cited a lawsuit filed by the accuser using the name "John Doe" in Manhattan Federal Court on Tuesday. The accuser, now 29, claims to have met Clash in 2000 on a gay phone chat line when he was a 16-year-old aspiring model from New Jersey. Clash resigned from his job as the voice of Elmo last week after a $5 million lawsuit was filed by Cecil Singleton, 24, who claims that Clash had sex with him when he was 15. The Singleton lawsuit was filed shortly …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Kevin Clash, the voice of the iconic muppet Elmo, has been accused of having sex with a 16-year-old boy seven years ago.
Media outlet TMZ on Monday broke the news that Puppeteer Kevin Clash, the voice of the iconic muppet Elmo, has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old seven years ago. The accuser, now 23, says the sexual relationship occurred when he was 16 and Clash was 45. Clash, 52, who grew up in Turner Station and graduated from Dundalk High School in 1979, denies the accusation, according to TMZ and other news organizations. "I had a relationship with [the accuser]," he told TMZ. "It was between two consenting adults and I am deeply saddened that he is trying to make it into something it was not." While Clash finds himself embroiled in the personal and very public accusation, he is well known in Dundalk and around Baltimore …