Bombshell in Voice of Elmo Sex Scandal

The man who accused Kevin Klash, the voice of Elmo, of having underage sex with him is apparently changing his story … again. According to TMZ, Sheldon Stephens, 23, says he was pressured into signing a $125,000 settlement with Clash on the grounds that he would recant his story. Court documents obtained by TMZ read, […]

Accuser Recants Sex Claims Against ‘Elmo’ Puppeteer

(CNN) — A man who alleged he was 16 when he started a relationship with the puppeteer who provides the voice of Elmo on “Sesame Street” now says it was an “adult consensual relationship,” according to his lawyers. The man, now 23, had told Sesame Workshop in June that he started a relationship with Kevin […]

‘Voice of Elmo’ Accused of Throwing Crystal Meth Party

By Alan Duke (CNN) — The puppeteer who gave Sesame Street’s Elmo his voice allegedly threw a crystal meth party for a teenage boy in 2004, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week. Sheldon Stephens, now 24, is the fourth man to sue Kevin Clash, but he was the first one to publicly claim […]

Lawsuits against ‘Voice of Elmo’ Dismissed

By Alan Duke CNN (CNN) — Three lawsuits alleging sex abuse by Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who gave Sesame Street’s Elmo his voice, were dismissed by a judge who ruled the accusers waited too long to sue. Clash, who was suspended and later resigned from his Sesame Street after the first allegations surfaced in November, […]

Kermit the Frog to get a new voice

NEW YORK  — There’s a frog in a lot of throats across the country as news has circulated that Kermit the Frog is getting a new voice. ABC News and The Hollywood Reporter report that Steve Whitmire has left his role giving life to the iconic green Muppet. Whitmire has voiced and made the character move since Muppets […]