The man who claimed to have an underage affair with Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash, then recanted his accusations, is identified as 24-year-old aspiring model Sheldon Stephens. WHP-TV’s Brandie Meng reports.
A Florida man on Tuesday sued a former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, saying the voice actor met him in New York a dozen years ago after trolling gay telephone chat lines seeking underage boys for sex.
Another man on Monday sued the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in Miami and promised to be a father figure before flying the teen to New York to have sex with him.
The man suing Kevin Clash, the puppeteer of "Sesame Street’s" Elmo, for having a sexual relationship with him when he was a minor, also accuses Clash of throwing a crystal meth sex party nine years ago.