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Voice of Elmo's

Email to Accuser

'I Keep Talking About Sex with You'

11/13/2012 6:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo
Kevin Clash -- the man who voices Elmo -- had an email exchange with his accuser in 2010 in which he apologized for constantly talking about sex ... and promised to make all of his "dreams come true" ... TMZ has learned.

We broke the story ... Clash was disciplined by Sesame for sending a personal email from his Sesame Street email account. The email was sent to a man who now claims he had a sexual relationship with Clash when he was 16 and Clash was 45.

In the email -- sent well after the accuser turned 18 -- Clash writes, "I'm sorry that I keep talking about sex with you, its driving me insane."

He adds, "I want you to know that I love you and I will never hurt you. I'm here to protect you and make sure your dreams come true."

Clash continued, "I'll have my assistant book a ticket for you to come to NY and we can talk about this in person."

As we previously reported, Clash has acknowledged having a sexual relationship with the accuser but insists it only took place AFTER the accuser was an adult.

Clash has since taken a leave of absence from Sesame Street and says he will focus on fighting the allegations.

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16.

just because    

even ryan satin is smarter than you

608 days ago
17.

just because    

oh wait does harvey think anything dies that fast naturally?

608 days ago
18.

just because    

that fish lasted like 2 months TOPS

608 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

An email sent to the adult accuser isn't proof that anything illegal ever happened, it doesn't even add anything to the story. Perhaps after he couldn't extort money from SS, the accuser figured out, TMZ, will pay him for his bull**** stories.

608 days ago
20.

Doug    

Mitt Romney was correct, stop funding the ***got and queer puppets

608 days ago
21.

Dale    

Pedophiles use their authority to gain the person's trust, this sicko is just another Sandusky. Sesame Street is trying to sweep it under the rug, they are the Catholic Church of children's shows.

608 days ago
22.

latestdiets.net    

where do you audition for the Elmo gig? maybe Lindsay Lohan could operate Elmo. she needs a gig.

608 days ago
23.

Sam    

So Sesame Street knew of this illegal affair and only "disciplined" him? Not called the police and had him arrested? This is going to be another Penn State. So, we spend $500,000,000 per year of taxpayer money on the sex offender registry. How come it doesn't work?

608 days ago
24.

openmind    

To me, this email (sent "well after the accuser turned 18") is pretty strong evidence that they didn't have sex 2 years before the email was sent. The way it's written sounds like someone at the beginning of a relationship, not 2 years into one. I'm absolutely against child molesters but false accusations by scorned lovers make the real victims of child molestation have less of a voice. If the allegations are found to be false, this "kid" should be prosecuted for ruining this man's life and wasting police time and money.

608 days ago
25.

Dan Frederiksen    

blurs the line between gay and pedo..

608 days ago
26.

devilgirl    

I am not sure why people think this is any different than Sandusky's accusers coming forward years later. I'm not saying this guy is guilty, but I am not convinced he is so innocent either. Something is amiss here. The truth will come out, it always does.

608 days ago
27.

me    

What the heck is wrong with this world?? I have two young kids and now I'm never gonna be able to look or listen to Emlo without thinking of this gross disturbing story.

608 days ago
28.

2drk2fck    

this is stupid NON NEWS. Go away little gay blackmailer! He should be charged with reporting a false crime and libel to this man.

608 days ago
29.

Eric    

Elmo no like man with hand in Elmo's backside.

608 days ago
30.

HoHwPoV    

I find his quote (which you know was well crafted) "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"

It appears very much a Bill Clinton "I did not have se xual relations with that woman" and his mind he was telling the truth because a B J was not s ex

So since Kevin's quote doesn't say it wasn't before he was 18 years old rather 2 consenting adults in his mind he is telling himself a 16 year old boy is a consenting adult so he isn't lying and didn't do anything wrong ...

It is horrible and all a play on words and I hope he doesn't get away with it.

608 days ago
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