Accuser No. 4 Emerges in 'Elmo' Sex Scandal
Latest 'John Doe' files lawsuit against Kevin Clash
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 10, 2012 10:18 AM CST
In this Jan. 24, 2011 photo, "Sesame Street" muppet Elmo and puppeteer Kevin Flash pose for a portrait during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival to promote the film "Being Elmo" in Park City, Utah.   (AP Photo/Victoria Will, file)

(Newser) – 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 his 30s, back in 1995 or 1996. He says Clash flew him out to New York City, gave him money, and had sex with him more than once, TMZ reports. This marks the third underage sex lawsuit against Clash; his first accuser took a settlement.

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Dec 11, 2012 9:18 AM CST
what does miss pig have to say about this?
Dec 10, 2012 8:49 PM CST
There is something in the law called the Statutes of Limitations. Each and every one of these frivolous lawsuits are time-barred or should be dismissed on its face. In my State of Florida, there is a Statute of Limitations of Actions for Intentional Torts based on Abuse, which is within seven (7) years after the age of majority (age 18) or within four (4) years after discovery by the injured party. By law, No civil action may be commenced or maintained after 16, 17 or 20 years after the age of majority or discovery by the alleged injured party. New York must have same or similar laws.
Dec 10, 2012 7:59 PM CST
So now they come out of the woodwork and pile on.