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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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46.

BLT    

so sad that this happened. if my kids were to go on a show they would not be allowed to be alone with anyone. these days you can't be too safe. my son went to the dentist for the first time around 18 months and we were told we were aloud to be with him the first visit only and afterwards he would go to the back alone. my husband and i never went back.

414 days ago
47.

Enlightened    

The only thing worse than a pervert who preys on children, is those who would defend him. His victims were LEGALLY children. I don't give a damn if they were in chat rooms or not, they were not old enough, UNDER LAW, to consent to the sexual advances of this fat, gay pervert. His career is over, thank goodness, and the lengthy legal proceedings will drain his bank account, so one way or another, he will be punished.
As gays gain power, we will slowly see the erosion of laws protecting children, because gay men want to be able to have sex with young boys with impunity. Today 16-year-olds, tomorrow, six-year-olds. Gay men will get to decide how young is too young,

414 days ago
48.

jetlew    

I wonder if any of the accusers are posting on this topic

413 days ago
49.

Luz    

But we must all remember Kevin Clash admitted his homosexual behavior with these kids. If he were not guilty he wouldn't get ahold of "statue of limitations", he would just go to court and fight the accusations. But he already admitted it when the accusers first came out.

413 days ago
50.

Toilethead    

Why aren't the cops prosecuting that child molester?

413 days ago
51.

bb    

Do we even have a scrap of evidence that these guys were in fact under 18 other then their say so? I think not.

413 days ago
52.

WooHAgotyouallincheck    

This is so gay

413 days ago
53.

Celebrity Tampon    

Kevin Clash for Pope!!!

413 days ago
54.

EasilyHard    

How are you a victim if you accepted cash & trips for your TRAUMA

413 days ago
55.

Blue Lake    

The new host of Pee-wee's Playhouse!

413 days ago
56.

joy    

So..1) he never said he didn't do it 2) he alledges they were of age-originally 3) they accept cash for silence 4)now, he claims it happened years ago & wants protection undet the "statue of limitations"? Overall, ITS WRONG..He knows it.. The victims know it. There SHOULD be a consequence (beyond being fired from your job). Idk if he will win in the courts..but karma has its way in the end. What a sad unfortunate situation~

413 days ago
57.

splief    

Honestly???? What kind of writes does a petifiler actually have?? I guess wherever these accusations happened has some ungodly statute of limitations, but to me?? If u diddle a kid under 18 and pay exoberant amounts of money WAY back when..You need to be atleast embarrassed by some kind of indictment and legal charges..MORAL of the story.. NEVER trust a guy that makes a living keeping his hand up a puppets ASS..Beware Dunham... Don't wanna here about you next DUMMY!

413 days ago
58.

dash920    

what he did was extremely wrong...
but the people suing him are just money grubbing whores
if they really wanted "justice" they would have brought this up years ago

413 days ago
59.

Snoop    

Doesn't even matter if he claims or is Acutally innocent/ not guilty. Once the aspersion has been cast into the media and it's been reported, the accused person is ALWAYS and I mean ALWAYS presumed guilty by the public... for the Rest of His LIFE. Terrible...

413 days ago
60.

Griff    

A bad sign when the accused uses the statute of limitations as a defense.

413 days ago
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