Posts tagged "elmo"

Lupita Nyong’o & Elmo: “I Love My Skin”

"Elmo can see that Miss Lupita's skin is a beautiful brown color!" That's Elmo learning all about skin when "12 Years A Slave" actress Lupita Nyong'o visited "Sesame Street." They talked about touch and tickling, but the most heartwarming part of their skin conversation is loving their skin color. I hope all the kids who…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 16, 2014

Some G-Rated Jon Hamm News For Once: A Visit To “Sesame Street”

Both (adorable) Elmo and (adorable) Jon Hamm have seen their fair share of scandalous headlines lately, so it's a delight to see them come together on "Sesame Street" over something wholesome like sculpture. [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 17, 2013

Melissa McCarthy Busts A Move With Elmo

A grownup dancing with puppets sounds pretty creepy ... except for when that grownup is Melissa McCarthy. Then it's just funny. Flap-a-whatta-boom-boom! [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 21, 2013

Voice Of Elmo Sued Over Meth-Fueled Sex Parties

The original 'voice of Elmo' accuser, Sheldon Stephens, has now officially sued Kevin Clash, alleging the former Sesame Street puppeteer lured him into a sexual relationship when he was underage. Stephens, who originally recanted his claims of sex abuse only to recant his recant amid reports that Clash had paid him off, say…
By: Newser / March 20, 2013

Accuser No. 4 Emerges In ‘Elmo’ Sex Scandal

The "Elmo" sex scandal shows no signs of going away: Kevin Clash, the former puppeteer of the popular "Sesame Street" character, has been hit with yet another lawsuit alleging he had sexual relations with a minor. Accuser No. 4, so far not identified, claims he met Clash when he was 16 or 17 and Clash was in hi…
By: Newser / December 10, 2012

Third Man Accuses Elmo Puppeteer Of Teen Sex

Yet another accuser has stepped forward alleging former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash had sex with him when the accuser was underage. John Doe, accuser No. 3, says he was 16 in 2000 when he met Clash on a gay chat line and ended up at the older man's apartment engaging in "some sexual activity." Doe…
By: Newser / November 27, 2012

“Elmo” Puppeteer Kevin Clash Resigns From “Sesame Street” Over Underage Sex Allegations

The 2012 election made it look like Big Bird was losing his job ... but Elmo is the one headed for unemployment. Puppeteer Kevin Clash, who voices the furry red friend of all children, has resigned from "Sesame Street" over an ensuing scandal that he may have had sex with multiple underage boys.  In a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 20, 2012

RIP Society: Elmo Accused Of Having Sex With A 16-Year-Old Boy

Noooo! I just watched the documentary "Being Elmo" last month and was obsessed with what an inspiring person Kevin Clash, the man behind "Sesame's Street"'s most adorable Muppet, seemed to be. Consider my faith in life dashed if this story turns out to be true. A young man, now 23 years old, ha…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 12, 2012

Jon Hamm Visits “Sesame Street” With Elmo, My Ovaries Explode

Jon Hamm looks like he's gotten into a lick of trouble on "Sesame Street" but I'm sure it's nothing his little red pal Elmo can't fix! Don Draper isn't the only fabulous celeb headed to the Street this season. Other guest stars include Kristen Bell, Steve Carell, Halle Berry, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Common and…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 7, 2012

See Katy Perry And Elmo Behind The Scenes On “Sesame Street”

You may remember how Katy Perry did a video with Elmo called "Hot N Cold," and it was pulled from the tube because Perry's outfit was deemed too hot 'n' sexy for young viewers to see. In response to this fluffy red kerfuffle, you gotta check out this video of what really went down behind…
By: TruTV / October 28, 2010

Katy Perry’s Boobs Are Banned From “Sesame Street”

Katy Perry's play date with "Sesame Street" has been canceled! A video of Katy and Elmo made it onto YouTube this week where she sings a cleaned-up version of "Hot N Cold" about wanting to play dress-up with her furry red friend. But then someone at The Sesame Workshop started reading the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 23, 2010

Cookie Monster In High Heels Is All Kinds Of Wrong

Who knew that underneath his crumb-flecked blue fur, Cookie Monster wore over-the-knee tights and foxy white kitten heels? Hey, look on the bright side: these Sesame Street Halloween costumes aren't as seXXXy as they could have been! [CostumeCraze.com]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 17, 2010