Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-08-16
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Elmo puppeteer denies improper relationship
2012-11-12

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


Kevin Clash—the puppeteer who performs as the Sesame Street character Elmo—has been granted a leave of absence from his job amid allegations he had an improper relationship with a 16-year-old boy, according to People.com .

Clash, who was 45 at the time, said he had a consensual relationship with a man, who is now 23, that occurred when the accuser was of legal age. (The legal age of consent in New York, where Sesame Street films, is 17.)

Clash, now 52, told TMZ (which originally reported the story), "I had a relationship with [the accuser]. It was between two consenting adults and I am deeply saddened that he is trying to make it into something it was not."


facebook twitter google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Showbiz news: Stephen Amell, 'Empire,' Michael Stipe, 'Sense8' 2017-08-15 - Arrow star Stephen Amell has hit back at fans who left homophobic comments on his Facebook page, PinkNews reported. The TV star took ...


Gay News

Top US newscasts asked to shine a light on Chechnya's anti-gay abuses 2017-08-10 - A Media Matters study has found near silence on Chechen human rights abuses against queer men on evening cable and broadcast news. An ...


Gay News

TELEVISION Out 'Major Crimes' actor talks LGBTs in Hollywood 2017-08-09 - With five successful seasons under its belt and a sixth on the way, TNT's hit drama Major Crimes is making waves. Windy ...


Gay News

Showbiz news: Lady Gaga, Patti LaBelle, 'The L Word,' Louis Tomlinson 2017-08-08 - In the middle of her first show on her world tour in Vancouver, Lady Gaga called security—to procure a gay-pride flag, USA Today ...


Gay News

Showbiz news: Kerry Washington, 'Magic Mike,' Jinkx Monsoon, Ricky Martin 2017-08-02 - GLSEN announced that it will honor Scandal actress Kerry Washington with the Inspiration Award at the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards on Oct. 20 ...


Gay News

Five Worth Finding: Invasion of the Pines book, culinary Gauguin special and more 2017-07-25 - —Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem: Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem is a 148-page collection of photographs taken by photographer Susan Kravitz over the past three ...


Gay News

Showbiz: Princess Di, 'Moonlight,' Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Lopez 2017-07-25 - Two shows about Princess Diana—Diana and the Paparazzi as well as Diana: The Day We Said Goodbye—will air on the Smithsonian Channel on ...


Gay News

New sitcom stars transgender actors 2017-07-19 - The Switch is a new sitcom starring five transgender actors in trans roles—making it the first of its kind in television history. The ...


Gay News

Public funeral set for 'True Blood' actor 2017-07-19 - A public funeral for Nelsan Ellis—who played gay character Lafayette on the HBO show True Blood—will be held Saturday, July 22, at Holy ...


Gay News

SHOWBIZ Thomas Dekker, Linda Perry, Chippendales, Mariah Carey 2017-07-18 - A Heroes producer has revealed that the show had to axe a gay storyline, Attitude reported. The popular series, which ran during 2006-2010 ...


 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.