The man who claims he had a sexual relationship with Kevin Clash — the voice of Elmo — is RECANTING his story … claiming he WAS an adult during their relationship after all.
The accuser”s lawyer just released a statement saying, “[The accuser] wants it to be known that his sexual relationship with Mr. Clash was an adult consensual relationship. [The accuser] will have no further comment.”
It”s unclear why the accuser suddenly changed his story … but sources close to the situation tell our sources … the accuser”s attorney had been meeting with Clash”s attorney as recent as an hour ago, discussing a financial settlement and 6-figures were on the table.
We broke the story, the accuser claimed he had a sexual relationship with Kevin beginning when he was 16 and Kevin was 45.
Clash has also released a statement saying, “I am relieved that this painful allegation has been put to rest. I will not discuss it further.”