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Voice of Elmo

Underage Sex Accusers

Have NO RIGHT To Sue Me

3/1/2013 2:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Kevin Clash
-- the former voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street" -- says the three men who accused him of sexually abusing them as minors have no case against him ... because too much time has passed since the alleged abuse.

Clash has just filed a motion to dismiss the three lawsuits filed against him by Cecil Singleton and two other unidentified men.

According to Clash, the statute of limitations on the sexually-motivated crimes he's accused of committing is six years -- and the crimes in each instance allegedly occurred more than ten years ago.

As we reported, Clash has been sued by the three men -- each of whom claims Clash engaged in sexual activity with them when they were minors, causing them mental and psychological damage.

The men claim they only recently became "aware" of the damage that was done -- which is why it took them so long to sue -- but Clash says that's BS. 

Clash wants the judge to toss out all three lawsuits asap.

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16.

spearit    

These 3 just realized how much money he has and now make up some BS stories to get some money.

569 days ago
17.

tdr9    

We need more news

569 days ago
18.

Shannon    

he doesnt know what he is talking about they can still sue him but he probley will not do jail time but he will have to pay money if they find him guilty

569 days ago
19.

USA#1    

So sick of reading about these gay sick pedophiles. This idiot, Michael Jackson, and Jerry Sandusky.

569 days ago
20.

oleman    

those guys are looking for a "payday", they were in gay chat rooms at 16, let me guess, they were looking for help with their homework???? One of these skanks posts on "craigslist", yea, thats a real class act!!!

Not condoning what he did, these "kids" are looking for a handout! To quote someone from Dlisted..."let them boil in their own hot dog juice"!

569 days ago
21.

bigcasino    

Mmmmm, drip drip drip cah cah drippin out they butts like milk shake comin out da machine at mcdonalds!

569 days ago
22.

KristinLeigh    

Seriously?

569 days ago
23.

Mrugowsky    

There's something a little off about an adult that plays with puppets all day.

569 days ago
24.

dropped    

actually Elmo they do. your wonderful constitution and legal laws say so.

569 days ago
25.

helloitsme    

He wants it dusmissed due to how long ago it was but not bc of feighned innocence?

569 days ago
26.

lee    

It doesn't sound like hes denying the facts.... I can't believe they didn't come forward earlier...

569 days ago
27.

sophiastormy    

People behind puppets are not normal. Just like people in furry costumes. Or clowns

569 days ago
28.

BeSerious    

You know, I can't even look at Elmo, the character. I know it is only allegations, but this has ruined the character for me. And I don't even want my grandkids watching him or buying Elmo products. Yuck! Just saying.

569 days ago
29.

Parker    

So he admits to being a pedophile..havingbsex with minors..but is not willing to face his accusers and pay up....Hell, if the Catholic Church can be sued years after their Priest have done the deed...I think this pedophile should also.......He is a cancer that will get your kids if given the chance.......Also,how are we to be assured this Monster wont do it again!

569 days ago
30.

LISA    

When all this was going on, I did some research and found out they could NOT sue Kevin due to the statute of limitations. It was confusing, but in the end I was sure time had run out.


So why were they even allowed to file, then? Wouldn't that be the first thing the lawyers would check?

569 days ago
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