Elmo actor faces sex-abuse suit, quits

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 5:27 a.m.

Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash resigned from Sesame Street on Tuesday amid allegations that he sexually abused underage boys, bringing an end to a 28-year career in which he turned the furry red monster into one of the most beloved — and lucrative — characters on TV and in toy stores.

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