Former ‘Elmo’ Puppeteer Hit With Another Lawsuit

Dec 11, 2012  •  Post A Comment

Former "Elmo" puppeteer Kevin Clash, who resigned from "Sesame Street" last month, has been accused of sex abuse by a fourth alleged victim, reports NBC News’ Today.com.

A fourth accuser has filed a lawsuit against Clash, the story says. The man, who uses the name John Doe, claims Clash befriended Doe when he was 16 or 17, in early 1995 or 1996. The accuser claims that Clash paid to fly him to New York, where alleged abuse occurred, the story adds.

"According to our lawsuit, Kevin Clash knowingly paid to transport a minor across state lines for the purpose of satisfying his sexual interests," said attorney Jeff Herman, who represents Doe and two other men who have accused Clash of sexual abuse, according to the report.

Clash’s representatives didn’t respond to a request for comment, the piece adds.

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