Four million Facebook fans. Turns out Elmo loves one of them more than the others. Bert and Ernie aren’t the only gay characters on Sesame Street. Obama is blaming Mitt Romney.
Kevin Clash, the heart, soul, and voice of Sesame Street‘s Elmo for nearly 30 years, has been silenced after a 23-year-old guy surfaced in June claiming he and Clash, then 45, had a gay thing going on since the kid was 16.
Clash acknowledges the relationship but says it didn’t start until the kid was legal. TMZ broke the story.