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Man Who Accused Elmo Puppeteer of Abuse Withdraws Accusation

Now says relationship with Kevin Clash was adult and consensual

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NEW YORK (AP) — The man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having sex with him when he was a teen now says it isn't so.

The man is now saying his sexual relationship with Clash was adult and consensual.

In response to the statement Tuesday afternoon, Clash issued a statement of his own, saying he is "relieved that this painful allegation has been put to rest."

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