Monday, November 12, 2012

None of Our Business...

In the past 25 minutes I have gotten 20 emails and too many texts to count about this Kevin Clash scandal/debacle...
Innocent Until Proven Guilty...

He admits to a relationship with this man, an adult relationship.  And denies doing anything with him as a minor.  I believe him.  Mr. Clash is not a fool.
I don't care if he's gay, straight, bi-sexual, or into aliens from space.  That's his thing.  Sexual orientation has nothing to do with his talent and his ability to teach and bring joy as Elmo and other characters.  And a leave of absence is not admitting guilt, it's the smart and professional thing to do while the lawyers sort it out. 

This is all I will say about it.  If you want more information please use this link -

...  6:30 PM Update to this post:

Kevin Clash has issued a statement saying,"I am a gay man. I have never been ashamed of this or tried to hide it, but felt it was a personal and private matter. I had a relationship with the accuser. It was between two consenting adults and I am deeply saddened that he is trying to characterize it as something other than what it was. I am taking a break from Sesame Workshop to deal with this false and defamatory allegation."

Good for you Mr. Clash, keep your head up and keep your heart strong.

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