It is unclear why Mr Clash wanted a leave of absence, since he denies the allegations of underage sex, but the programme told TMZ it was to allow him to defend his reputation in the wake of the damaging allegations.
Louie and Mae (parents) Daisy (sister) Mimsy (cousin) Cousin Pepe (cousin from Mexico) Elmonosuke (cousin from Japan) Elmer (cousin from Texas) Aunt Sue Elmo's Grandma and Grandpa Selmo Elmo's Great Grandmother Elmo (great-great grandfather and namesake) Uncle Jack Aunt Jill Jesse (cousin) Chester (cousin) Chester's parents (aunt and uncle) Funella Furchester (aunt) Furgus Fuzz (uncle) Phoebe Furchester-Fuzz (cousin) Elmo is a Muppet character on the children's television show Sesame Street.
saying "Elmo wants this" instead of "I want this").
Sesame Street staff writer Nancy Sans once described Elmo's origins: "There was this extra red puppet lying around and the cast would pick him up sometimes and try to create a personality, but nothing seemed to materialize." The puppet, originally known as "Baby Monster", was performed by Caroll Spinney and Jerry Nelson in the background of episodes from the early 1970s, Brian Muehl from 1979 to 1981, and Richard Hunt from 1981 to 1984.
In the episode How the Test Was Won episode Clancy's son Ralph finds a rat and say "I'm playing with Elmo".
In the episode The Color Yellow Ralph has a drawing of himself with Elmo and Buzz Lightyear from the Toy Story franchise.
Highway 80 in Elmo, Texas, near Farm-to-Market (FM) 2728.