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Dan Sandler As Elmo

Elmo Impersonator Gets 1 Year In Girl Scouts Extortion Plot

Dan Sandler, 50, pleaded guilty last month in Manhattan Supreme Court to grand larceny and misdemeanor stalking for plotting to extort the Girl Scouts of America.

10/09/2013

Big Hugs Elmo (credit: Hasbro)

Iron Man, Elmo Among Hottest Holiday Toys

A flying Iron Man and a huggable Elmo are being labeled the hottest toys for the holiday season, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported.

09/26/2013

Dan Sandler As Elmo

Elmo Impersonator Admits To Plot To Extort Girl Scouts

A homeless man who became infamous for shouting anti-Semitic slurs while dressed as Elmo in Times Square pleaded guilty Wednesday to a bizarre plot to extort the Girl Scouts.

09/18/2013

Kevin Clash And Elmo (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Entertainment)

Judge Throws Out Lawsuits Against Former ‘Elmo’ Actor

Federal Judge Kevin Koeltl threw out the lawsuits Monday. He said the claims came more than six years after each man reasonably should have become aware of Clash’s alleged violations and more than three years after each turned 18.

07/01/2013

Man dressed as Elmo walks through Times Square (file/credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

DA: Times Square Elmo Impersonator Indicted On Extortion Charge

Dan Sandler, 49, has been charged with trying to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts of America. He pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday.

06/05/2013

Kevin Clash And Elmo (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Entertainment)

Fifth Accuser Files Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Former Elmo Puppeteer

According to a federal lawsuit filed in New York on Tuesday, Kevin Kiadii, now 25, says he was 16 when he met Kevin Clash during an online chat.

04/02/2013

1.14.13 ELMO 2

Elmo Visits The Couch To Celebrate ‘Sesame Street Live!’

Sesame Street Live’s newest stage spectacular is coming to New York City. The show, Elmo’s Super Heroes, will be at the Theater at Madison Square Garden from February 7 through February 18th.

01/14/2013

Kevin Clash And Elmo (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Entertainment)

Fourth Accuser Alleges Underage Sex With Ex-Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash

Another accuser filed a lawsuit Monday, claiming he had underage sex with Kevin Clash – the man who was known until last month as the voice and puppeteer behind Elmo.

12/10/2012

Kevin Clash And Elmo (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images Entertainment)

Florida Man Sues Ex-Elmo Puppeteer, Claims Abuse Happened In NYC

The man says he met Kevin Clash on a chat line when he was 16 years old in 2000 and exploring modeling opportunities in New York.

11/27/2012

Sheldon Stephens

Elmo Puppeteer Accuser Speaks Out For The First Time

The young man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him as an underage teen, then recanted his story, has broken his silence.

11/21/2012

Kevin Clash arrives at the 34th Kennedy Center Honors held at the Kennedy Center Hall of States on December 4, 2011 in Washington. (credit: Michael Tran/Getty Images)

Sesame Workshop: Elmo Actor Kevin Clash Resigns Amid Sex Allegation

In a statement issued Tuesday, Sesame Workshop called the controversy surrounding Kevin Clash’s personal life “a distraction that none of us want.”

11/20/2012

Kevin Clash arrives at the 34th Kennedy Center Honors held at the Kennedy Center Hall of States on December 4, 2011 in Washington. (credit: Michael Tran/Getty Images)

Accuser Recants Underage Sex Allegations Against Elmo Puppeteer

A man has now recanted his claims, after splashing across the headlines accusing Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who plays Elmo on “Sesame Street,” of having a sexual affair with him when he was underage.

11/13/2012

Kevin Clash arrives at the 34th Kennedy Center Honors held at the Kennedy Center Hall of States on December 4, 2011 in Washington. (credit: Michael Tran/Getty Images)

Elmo Puppeteer On Leave From ‘Sesame Street’ After Allegations Of Affair With Underage Teen

Sesame Workshop says puppeteer Kevin Clash denies the charges, which were first made in June by the alleged partner, who by then was 23.

11/12/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless Rhetoric

Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?

10/09/2012

Katy Perry on "Seseame Street" - Via YouTube

Sesame Street Pulls Katy Perry From Show

Katy Perry’s cleavage is fine for Russell Brand — not so for Elmo and Sesame Street.

CBS New York–09/23/2010

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