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Elmo Accuser #2

'I'm Happy'

Kevin Clash Resigned

11/21/2012 2:01 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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The man who claims Elmo voice actor Kevin Clash sexually abused him as a 15-year-old says he's "happy" and "relieved" Clash called it quits on "Sesame Street" -- because the scandal could have wreaked even more havoc on the kids' TV show.

The accuser Cecil Singleton -- who's now 24 -- was out in NYC with his lawyer today when he reacted to the news ... that Clash resigned in the immediate wake of Singleton's lawsuit.

Singleton is suing Clash for more than $5 million, claiming Clash preyed on him as a child "to satisfy his depraved sexual interests."

Singleton also says Clash desperately tried to conceal his connection to "Sesame Street" during their courtship in 2003 -- claiming, "It was essential to him that I not find out who he actually was."

Singleton says he was motivated to file his lawsuit by Clash's first accuser Sheldon Stephens.

And there's this -- Singleton's lawyer says he won't be surprised if more men come forward, claiming he's already spoken to men with similar stories as Cecil and Sheldon.

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76.

MMM    

Just let the ***S duke it out. Weirdos!

698 days ago
77.

defref    

Adults engaging in sexual activities with minors, no matter what scenario is wrong. The ADULT must always take the higher road.

698 days ago
78.

Mike    

I'm having a hard time believing this man girl or thing.if you go on any chat line it's says must be 18 years and older.and the story keeps changing.sounds money hungry.

698 days ago
79.

Mike    

I'm having a hard time believing this man girl or thing.if you go on any chat line it's says must be 18 years and older.and the story keeps changing.sounds money hungry.

698 days ago
80.

Barbarascy    

So this new accuser knows the first. Something is not right here. Its hard to know what the real deal is, but I find it very odd that these two know each other and neither one of them went to the Police first.

698 days ago
81.

nicolette    

This guy is disguisting. Obviously a pathetic attempt to gain 15 minutes of fame!

698 days ago
82.

Howard    

NO Respect for Clash at all. NONE.

698 days ago
83.

Ozzie X    

take down a man's career because you can't live for yourself
.. pathetic

698 days ago
84.

jaythepirate    

The stories are to darn long now. And some of these comments are even longer code 300 characters pls

698 days ago
85.

jaythepirate    

Mitt Romney would've stopped this from happening. I smell cover-up

698 days ago
86.

just because    

i thought it was a woman....who the f wouls have sex with that thingg.

698 days ago
87.

garwilly     

What's this f@g dress like a woman for...guess he needed money, so now he's traumatized that he's a f@g so why not get a lawyer and sue for millions!!!

698 days ago
88.

SarahBeebee    

He should be Ashamed of himself! There are real victims out there who went through real abuse! He just saw this as a way to become famous and rich! If he met elmo on an adult chatline then clearly Elmo was trying to look for an ADULT! If elmo was a pedo.. he would've used the internet and gone into teen chatrooms to find u. Not an Adult phone line. Then when they met up.. all they did was dryhump? Why are real victims sending him support? He is actually making it worse for real victims because his claims are 1 big joke! He is just making fun of the system and real victims should be ashamed of what he is doing! Piece of ****!

698 days ago
89.

Connecticut Sam    

All are liars land Whores. Yes, they are.

698 days ago
90.

chuck    

you have destroyed a mans life, why did you not come forward when the wounds were fresh, you are nothing more than greedy young man , may you suffer
much grief

698 days ago
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