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   The number of underage sex allegations against the Elmo puppeteer are rising, may soon need The Count to keep track of them

27 Nov 2012 12:24 PM   |   11486 clicks   |   Huffington Post
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Rapmaster2000     
Would you be offended if you knew the Elmo puppeteer when you were underage and he never put the moves on you?

27 Nov 2012 12:26 PM
iheartscotch     
On one had; sharks circle up when there is blood in the water.

On the other hand; Elmo! you sick fark!

27 Nov 2012 12:29 PM
obamadidcoke     
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1, 2, 3, 4 allegations of child molestation Ah Ah Ah,,,

27 Nov 2012 12:31 PM
Mog32Kupo     
THREE! ah..ah..ah....THREE LAWSUITS!


Oblig Count Video

27 Nov 2012 12:32 PM
Joe Blowme     
Whar all the fark defenders??!
at least all you have on your face is egg, better than what these poor children had.

27 Nov 2012 12:32 PM
yves0010     
Something tells me many of these allegations are just simply money grabs.

/Captain Obvious away!

27 Nov 2012 12:32 PM
oh_please     

Rapmaster2000: Would you be offended if you knew the Elmo puppeteer when you were underage and he never put the moves on you?


Only if your name is Mac.

27 Nov 2012 12:32 PM
das     
ALL ABORED!!!!!! The Money Train leaves in 20 minutes!!!!

27 Nov 2012 12:32 PM
Elroydb     
He died too soon. There were many important things left to count

also A+ for the headline

27 Nov 2012 12:32 PM
syberpud     
They smell blood in the water. Elmo is a cash cow (toys, books, he's King of all Children's Media) so here's a chance to get some sweet settlement to keep moms and dads buying Elmo products for their kids.

They (the accusers) know PBS/Sesame Workshop would rather settle a (potentially) false lawsuit than have a public fight about it.

27 Nov 2012 12:33 PM
DownDaRiver     
Dudes dead
He ain't countin nuttin but worms crawliing in and thru his eye sockects

27 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
theorellior    [TotalFark]  

syberpud: They smell blood in the water. Elmo is a cash cow (toys, books, he's King of all Children's Media) so here's a chance to get some sweet settlement to keep moms and dads buying Elmo products for their kids.

They (the accusers) know PBS/Sesame Workshop would rather settle a (potentially) false lawsuit than have a public fight about it.


I suspect this, but time will tell.

27 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
HotWingConspiracy     
That'll happen when there's a check in it.

27 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
MorePeasPlease     

das: ALL ABORED!!!!!! The Money Train leaves in 20 minutes!!!!


A bored what?

27 Nov 2012 12:35 PM
obamadidcoke     
This could get confusing for the cops.

"Could you show me on this puppet where the puppet touched you?"

27 Nov 2012 12:36 PM
oldfarthenry     
When will "Diddle Twink Elmo" dolls be hitting the market (and rough trade bars)?

27 Nov 2012 12:36 PM
maxximillian     

syberpud: They smell blood in the water. Penn State is a cash cow (toys, books, Joe Pa is King of all college football) so here's a chance to get some sweet settlement to keep moms and dads buying Nittany Lions products for their kids.

They (the accusers) know Penn State would rather settle a (potentially) false lawsuit than have a public fight about it.


27 Nov 2012 12:38 PM
JackieRabbit     

syberpud: They smell blood in the water. Elmo is a cash cow (toys, books, he's King of all Children's Media) so here's a chance to get some sweet settlement to keep moms and dads buying Elmo products for their kids.

They (the accusers) know PBS/Sesame Workshop would rather settle a (potentially) false lawsuit than have a public fight about it.


I agree that these allegations are probably fake. But Sesame Workshop cannot and should not take responsibility for an employee's private actions. The accusers may go after them, but their lawyers need only say: fark off.

So far all three of these alleged underage gays say met Clash in a gay chatroom. If they were underage and hanging out in chatrooms, they knew what the deal was. To come back 12 years later and make accusations is ridiculous. No judge should even hear their cases; they should be summarily dismissed.

27 Nov 2012 12:39 PM
meathome     

yves0010: Something tells me many of these allegations are just simply money grabs.

/Captain Obvious away!


Probably, but it's not uncommon for an offender to have several victims before being caught.

At this point, it's better to wait and see...

27 Nov 2012 12:40 PM
Jaws_Victim     
Irritating. Its not like he kidnapped them, they met him knowlingly. What is the age of consent or is that law just to look pretty

27 Nov 2012 12:42 PM
Rapmaster2000     

oh_please: Rapmaster2000: Would you be offended if you knew the Elmo puppeteer when you were underage and he never put the moves on you?

Only if your name is Mac.


I loved that episode.

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Yeah! Show us on the doll.

27 Nov 2012 12:42 PM
OniExpress    [TotalFark]  
16yo hooks up with a guy on a site for guys to hook up.... profit?

Sorry, don't get that one.

People in positions like this really should be more careful. Being gay is enough liability (in the eyes of some people). Having hookups is a liability for anyone. Having gay hookups when you're the frelling voice of Elmo is pretty unwise, regardless of the ages.

Hoping this gets taken care of with a minimum of collateral damage.

27 Nov 2012 12:42 PM
Random Anonymous Blackmail     
Anyone good at Photoshop wanna put Mr. Noodle in a gimp costume?

I always felt he was some sort of imprisoned sex slave, now I realize I am not such a sick fark but cautious and aware.

/therapy never did a damn thing.

27 Nov 2012 12:43 PM
ExperianScaresCthulhu     

yves0010: Something tells me many of these allegations are just simply money grabs.

/Captain Obvious away!


27 Nov 2012 12:43 PM
dragyne     

Rapmaster2000: Would you be offended if you knew the Elmo puppeteer when you were underage and he never put the moves on you?


Ironically I did know him I was an extra for sesame place a few times when I was young. Guess I was ugly.

27 Nov 2012 12:43 PM
Jaws_Victim     

meathome: yves0010: Something tells me many of these allegations are just simply money grabs.

/Captain Obvious away!

Probably, but it's not uncommon for an offender to have several victims before being caught.

At this point, it's better to wait and see...


How are you a victim when you chat and plan out whats going to happen and then knowingly meet the person, and then not complain for 10 years?

27 Nov 2012 12:44 PM
DeathBySmiley     
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2 ah ah ah ah
Many ah ah ah ah

27 Nov 2012 12:44 PM
telejester     
Was Elmo from the 2nd Mile Charity?

27 Nov 2012 12:45 PM
LonMead     
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"I always knew there was something trashy about that guy."

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"Is that why Elmo keep offering me cookie?"

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"I always wondered about him, didn't you?"

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"Mr. Looper used to warn me about adults who played with kids all day."

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"Shoulda just stepped on the little bastard when I had the chance."

27 Nov 2012 12:45 PM
firefly212     
Shocking, people see an opportunity to get rich and lawyer up instead of going to the police... I totally believe these allegations aren't at all motivated by the millions of dollars they're suing for.

27 Nov 2012 12:45 PM
wellreadneck    [TotalFark]  
I prefer my chicken on a plate.

27 Nov 2012 12:45 PM
dragyne     

dragyne: Rapmaster2000: Would you be offended if you knew the Elmo puppeteer when you were underage and he never put the moves on you?

Ironically I did know him I was an extra for sesame place a few times when I was young. Guess I was ugly.


Sesame street*
Ftfm

27 Nov 2012 12:45 PM
4tehsnowflakes    [TotalFark]  
I like how the lawyer had him file as a John Doe -- trying to signal that his client should be treated like a rape victim. May be technically justifiable because they say the victim was 16, but that was 13 years ago. Of course his real name will be outed. And their story is that the 16 year old met Elmo because he (the victim) was trolling for men. Case sounds like a real stinker.

27 Nov 2012 12:46 PM
LineNoise    [TotalFark]  
Big Bird tried to warn them years ago, but they all figured he had made it up just like snufulufagus.

27 Nov 2012 12:47 PM
Ranger677     
OK, so if these actually happened, why are we only hearing about lawsuits? Why go directly to CTW? Shouldn't they be going to, you know, the police? There is no Statute of Limitations with this type of crime anymore, so it is not that it happened years ago.

Money grab. Plain and simple.

27 Nov 2012 12:49 PM
Pants full of macaroni!!     
Tomorrow's headline: Elmo's puppeteer commits suicide.

27 Nov 2012 12:51 PM
ThrobblefootSpectre     

HotWingConspiracy: That'll happen when there's a check in it.


Agreed. And the catholic church has very deep pockets.

27 Nov 2012 12:51 PM
Son of Thunder     

yves0010: Something tells me many of these allegations are just simply money grabs.

/Captain Obvious away!


Yup. Just like all those awful boys with their mean accusations against those poor innocent priests... and scoutmasters... and teachers...and BBC celebs (wait, never mind, those were girls)...

27 Nov 2012 12:52 PM
Ranger677     
Oh, and did anyone else noticed the slide show of videos of muppet scandals at the bottom? Thinking about it, I am not surprised the the "Mana mana" song was written for a soft core porn video.

27 Nov 2012 12:53 PM
JohnCarter     
When this first came up (no pun intended) it was Elmo puppeteer in underage sex scandal, so the first thought was that he was bagging 10 year olds that were on the Sesame street set. Hang him high!

Then as you actually read past the headlines, it was 16 years olds, they met in a gay chat room, they got together for consensual sex, and now it's like...well not so sure what the issue is

27 Nov 2012 12:53 PM
Tsar_Bomba1     
Better hope no videos surface...

27 Nov 2012 12:53 PM
vermicious k'nid     
Before this is all over with I believe we're all going to learn a LOT more about the gay "twink" culture than we ever wanted to know.

I can't fault the guy for having a preference for young guys, but DAMN dude, you gots to ask for ID when you're a celebrity.

27 Nov 2012 12:54 PM
Valiente     
Even though he's behind a shortstop, it's still hard to confirm his "catcher or pitcher" status.

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27 Nov 2012 12:55 PM
Primitive Screwhead    [TotalFark]  

LineNoise: Big Bird tried to warn them years ago, but they all figured he had made it up just like snufulufagus.


Well, about Big Bird and Snuffy....

NSFW But Damn Funny Link

27 Nov 2012 12:55 PM
kvinesknows     
why would sesame workshop be involved in the lawsuit in anyway? The dude was a puppeteer. no one knew him as Elmo, so what was he making a 100k per year? How does he have any money to be sued over?

27 Nov 2012 12:55 PM
Highroller48    [TotalFark]  
I'm not defending criminal activity, but it's interesting to note that 16-year-olds wont get you into trouble in some surprising countries.

In Canada, for example, so long as you're not in a position of authority or trust over the person, 16 is the legal age of consent. Doesn't excuse any lawbreaking that may have occurred, here, but it opens the door to discussions about when a person's physchological abiity for intelligent "consent" really kicks in. I'd lean towards later, rather than earier.

27 Nov 2012 12:56 PM
Theaetetus     

yves0010: Something tells me many of these allegations are just simply money grabs.

/Captain Obvious away!


... except that he's admitted to having sexual relationships with two of the accusers. The only question is whether he nailed them while they were underage, or if he waited until their birthdays. And at the point where you've got a 40 year old admitting to banging barely-legal 18 year olds, you have to wonder if maybe, just maybe, at least one of them wasn't quite "barely".

/Captain Even-More-Obvious away!

27 Nov 2012 12:57 PM
xaratherus     

Son of Thunder: yves0010: Something tells me many of these allegations are just simply money grabs.

/Captain Obvious away!

Yup. Just like all those awful boys 16-year olds with their mean accusations against those poor innocent priests... and scoutmasters... and teachers that they met while trolling a chat room for gay hook-ups...


Fixed that for you. The two situations aren't comparable.

27 Nov 2012 12:58 PM
reillan     

DeathBySmiley: 1 ah ah ah ah
2 ah ah ah ah
Many ah ah ah ah


niiice

27 Nov 2012 12:58 PM
fluffy2097     
Mitt Romney says he wants to destroy sesame street.

Suddenly gay sex allegations start flooding in where there were none for decades...

hmmmm.......

27 Nov 2012 12:59 PM
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