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Kevin Clash Resigns As Voice Of Elmo

Following allegations of sexual relations with underage boys, the longtime Elmo actor has left Sesame Street. The first allegations were later recanted, but the scandal has become too much of a distraction, Sesame Workshop said in a statement. TMZ reported Tuesday that Clash is facing a lawsuit from a second man who apparently met the actor through a gay phone chat line when he was 15.

The New York Times published Sesame Workshop’s full statement:

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