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Time is of the essence for Kevin Clash. The former Elmo puppeteer, who resigned from Sesame Street last year in the wake of accusations that he had inappropriate sexual contact with several men when they were minors, has filed a motion to have three lawsuits dismissed, citing statutes of limitations. "There are two applicable types of statutes of limitations, a six-year one based on when the right of action has accrued, and a three-year one based on when the alleged victim turned eighteen and was therefore no longer under the disability of being a minor," Clash attorney Michael Berger wrote in a brief filed today in federal court in New York and obtained by E! News. Clash previously »

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