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Puppeteer Kevin Clash speaks during the 'Independent Lens - Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey' panel during the PBS portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 31, 2011 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Elmo Puppeteer Resigns Amid Underage Sex Allegations

The puppeteer who played Elmo on the popular children’s television series has resigned, The Associated Press reports.

11/20/2012

Puppeteer Kevin Clash speaks during the 'Independent Lens - Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey' panel during the PBS portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 31, 2011 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Report: Accuser Was Pressured Into Accepting Settlement With Elmo Puppeteer

The man who claims he had underage sex with the puppeteer behind Elmo reportedly says he was pressured into recanting his accusation and accepting a settlement.

11/19/2012

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