FILE – This Jan. 24, 2011 file photo shows Elmo and puppeteer Kevin Clash of the film “Being Elmo” poses for a portrait in the Fender Music Lodge during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
Clash who was the puppeteer and voice of Elmo on ?Sesame Street? is being sued for the fifth time, accused of sexually abusing an underage youth. In a federal lawsuit filed in New York on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 25-year-old Kevin Kiadii says he was 16 when he met Kevin Clash during an online chat. (AP Photo/Victoria Will, File)