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Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Uses Technicality As Defense In Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

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Reason #241 why America rocks: All defendants in a court of law are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has not yet been found guilty of any inappropriate sexual conduct with minors, so we must assume he's innocent of these nasty charges until we see evidence to the contrary!

Still, this weekend's development hurts our heart!

Three men claim Kevin sexually abused them while they were minors and they filed lawsuits saying as much.

Kevin's lawyer Michael Berger just filed a motion to combat this lawsuit, not by maintaining his client's innocence, but by saying the men aren't entitled to any money because the statute of limitations expired on their grievances.

In the motion filed to dismiss the lawsuits, Michael claims

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