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Cookie Monster Sculpture Thief Wants To Hand His Theft Back

By Contributor | 5th February 2013

We’re starting to get a bit wary whenever a Sesame Street character makes a news headline; not because we don’t love the Jim Henson-created critters, but because they seem to be becoming ever indelibly linked...

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Upside Downton Abbey - Sesame Street Meets The Crawley Family

By Victoria Pavlova | 3rd February 2013

Sesamy Street has remained the world’s favorite kids show (and no, that’s not an exaggeration) for over 40 years by staying current and recently, with the show taking to spoofing the most popular shows on...

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Michael Buble Refused To Dump Elmo Despite Sex Scandal

13th December 2012

Singer Michael Buble has defended his decision to perform with Sesame Street puppet Elmo after his furry friend's longtime handler quit the kids show amid sex abuse scandals.Puppeteer Kevin Clash is still fighting the accusations...

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Sesame Street: "D Is For Divorce: Big Feelings On Sesame Street"

By Lorna Greville  | 13th December 2012

American breathed a sigh of relief when President Obama was re-elected, not because of his Medicare plans or immigration policies, but because the alternative would have been Mitt Romney, who had released plans to cut...

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Sesame Street Divorce? Kids Show Adds It To Repertoire Of Tough Subjects To Cover

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th December 2012

It's hard to underestimate the influence of Sesame Street on young children growing up, waking up before the sun does and sitting in front of a world of knowledge, fuelled by talented writers and told...

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Divorce Comes To Sesame Street

By Victoria Pavlova | 12th December 2012

That's right, the time has come for a Sesame Street divorce. “This is my house... and this is my other house” chirps fluffy pink fairy Abby Cadabby in a preview for this week’s episode of...

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Elmo's Kevin Clash Comes Under Fire For A Fourth Time With Another Underage Sex Accusation

By Lorna Greville  | 10th December 2012

It has been over a month since Kevin Clash's first confused accuser came forward to sue the voice of Elmo for sex with an under age boy. Since then another three people have also sued...

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Elmo Actor Kevin Clash Hit With New Lawsuit

10th December 2012

Embattled former Sesame Street puppeteer Kevin Clash is facing a new lawsuit from a fourth accuser amid fresh allegations he engaged in sex with an underage boy.The man behind beloved character Elmo became embroiled in...

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Kevin Clash Sued Over New Sex Claim

27th November 2012

Sesame Street puppeteer Kevin Clash has been hit with another lawsuit over allegations he carried out a sex act on an underage boy.The man behind beloved character Elmo became embroiled in a sex scandal earlier...

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Sesame Street Director Emily Squires Dies Ages 71

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th November 2012

Emily Squires, part of the Sesame Street team, directing multiple episodes, and applying her talents to soap operas including The Guiding Light and As the World Turns, has died aged 71.Squires directed the "Sesame Street"...

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Elmo Stands Tall: Not Even A Sex Scandal Can Stop The Sesame Street Veteran

By Michael West | 23rd November 2012

Elmo is refusing to retire from Sesame Street, despite Kevin Clash leaving the show following high profile underage sex allegations. The loveable puppet sang his heart out during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New...

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Elmo's Embattled Puppeteer: 'Sesame Street Is An Exceptional Organisation'

20th November 2012

Sesame Street puppeteer Kevin Clash has confirmed he is resigning from the show amid a double sex scandal.The man behind Elmo was preparing to return to the show after a leave of absence when Cecil...

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Kevin Clash Quits Sesame Street After Double Sex Scandal

20th November 2012

Sesame Street puppeteer Kevin Clash has quit the show amid a new sex scandal.Earlier this month (Nov12), the 52 year old, who voices Elmo on the kids show, was accused of having a sexual relationship...

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After Second Accusation, Kevin Clash Elmo Puppeteer Resigns From Sesame Street

By Lorna Greville  | 20th November 2012

Kevin Clash, the Elmo Puppeteer accused twice of sex with an underage person, has resigned. Earlier this month, Sesame Street avoided a hard fate when Barack Obama was re-elected, Mitt Romney having threatened to axe...

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Elmo Sex Scandal: Accuser To Forfeit $125,000 And Stick By His Story

By Michael West | 19th November 2012

The man who accused Kevin Clash - the voice of Elmo - of having sex with him while he was just 16-years-old is sticking by his story. As was previously reported by TMZ.com, Mr Sheldon...

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Elmo's In The Clear! Kevin Clash's Gay Relationship Was Very Much Legal

By Michael West | 14th November 2012

Elmo is back, people! The man who claimed to have had a sexual relationship with Sesame Street star Kevin Clash while he was underage has dropped the allegations. The accuser claims he WAS an adult...

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Elmo Puppeteer Accuser Recants Underage Sex Allegations

14th November 2012

The man behind Sesame Street's beloved character Elmo has spoken of his relief after allegations he had sex with an underage boy were recanted on Tuesday (13Nov12).Kevin Clash, who has provided the voice of the...

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Elmo’S Kevin Clash Admits Relationship With Boy, Insists It Was Legal

By Michael West | 13th November 2012

Elmo’s right-hand man Kevin Clash has admitted having a relationship with an unknown male man several years ago, though insists he did nothing illegal (despite accusations that the boy was just 16 at the time).Clash,...

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Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Accused Of Relationship With Boy Aged 16

By Lorna Greville  | 12th November 2012

Kevin Clash, the voice (literally) behind Sesame Street's beloved character Elmo, has been accused of having a relationship with an under-age boy, reports TMZ. The 'boy' in question remains unnamed and is now 23, he...

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Sesame Street's Elmo Fighting Sex Allegations

12th November 2012

An actor who voices Sesame Street's beloved Elmo character has taken a leave of absence from the hit children's show as he battles allegations he had a sexual relationship with a teenage boy.Kevin Clash, who...

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Sesame Street Bosses Want Big Bird Removed From U.s. Election Adverts

10th October 2012

Bosses of U.S. children's TV show Sesame Street are urging President Barack Obama to stop referencing their famous creation Big Bird in his election campaign.The American leader is using the larger-than-life yellow character to mock...

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Voice Actor Jerry Nelson Dies

24th August 2012

Sesame Street voice actor Jerry Nelson has died at the age of 78.He passed away of unknown causes on Thursday (23Aug12). The famous puppeteer grew up in Washington, D.C., and signed up for U.S. variety...

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Halle Berry & Steve Carrel Take A Trip To Sesame Street

8th August 2012

Halle Berry and Steve Carell have had a little puppet fun filming segments for the upcoming season of kids' show Sesame Street.Oscar winner and single mum Berry will appear alongside Elmo for a TV skit...

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Fascinating Fact 13886

7th August 2012

Zac Efron is to make an appearance as a special guest in the upcoming season of kids' show Sesame Street. The actor will appear in an episode of the programme's 43rd season and the installment...

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Shawn Levy To Produce Sesame Street Film

20th June 2012

Shawn Levy is to produce a new 'Sesame Street' movie. The 'Night at the Museum' director will join Michael Aguilar, Mark Gordon and Guymon Casady on the project after 20th Century Fox picked up the...

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Fascinating Fact 13613

20th June 2012

Bert and Ernie, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch are heading to the big screen. The iconic children's TV show Sesame Street will be given a movie makeover by studio bosses at 20th Century Fox.

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Will Politicians Save Big Bird From Themselves?

11th May 2012

If Republican politicians are successful in their efforts to eliminate funding for public television, the Big Bird broadcasters may be able to find alternative revenue -- from the politicians themselves. In a scantly reported decision,...

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General Hospital Gets Dose Of Good Medicine 26 Emmy Nods

9th May 2012

In what was probably the first really good news that the producers, cast and crew of ABC's General Hospital have had in months, it was announced today (Wednesday) that the long-running soap had received 26...

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Kelly Preston Doesn't Want To Stop Breastfeeding

18th April 2012

Kelly Preston doesn't want to stop breastfeeding her son. The actress has 16-month-old Benjamin with husband John Travolta, and although the time will soon come to wean him onto a fully solid diet, she will...

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