The man who accused 54 year old Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was underage, and then recanted the next day, is a 5′ 10, 24-year-old model named Sheldon Stephens who lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, according to the Smoking Gun.
Stephens describes himself as an “Entrepreneur, Student, Model, Actor” on his Twitter account, which is protected.
Stephens appears in a 30-second online commercial for a York, Pennsylvania clothing store. He also has an inactive page on the Xtube porn site.
Stephens has been arrested several times since 2009 for offenses such as writing a bad check and reckless driving. The most serious charge he caught was for the knifepoint robbery of $250,000 in jewelry from a music manager for whom he interned.
Read more at the Smoking Gun.