Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Sued Over Alleged Meth Sex Parties
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

kevin clash smiling holding elmoKevin Clash, the voice of Sesame Street’s Elmo, has been hit with yet another lawsuit.

The 52-year-old is being accused by a man named Sheldon Stephens who says Clash lured him to crystal meth sex parties when he was 16 years old.

Stephens says he met Clash at a social networking event for actors and the two began a sexual relationship shortly after. He alleges Clash would take him to his New York apartment, smoked meth and would give Stephens poppers to “enhance the sexual experience.”

Clash resigned from Sesame Street after several other men accused him of sexual abuse.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.

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