I understand your frustration I do... but lets reemeber that Kevin was not fired, he quit on his own.
Yes these are issues that involve Kevin's personal life, but it also deals with "minors" who may or may not have been involved with Sesame Street. Even is they where not the way the media has turned this out to be has made Kevin look really bad, and it also afeccts Sesame. Many partents would start questioning why they where allowing Kevin to still be on the show in light of all these events whether true or false.
In Kevin's statment he says that these issues are taking away the focas of what Sesame is really all about, and sadly he is right. The sad part about this is that even though it was part of Kevin's personal life it has also affeced Sesame Street.
I agree with that completely. That can be said of a lot of actors, Bruce Vilanch of "Hollywood Squares," Reginald VelJohnson of "Family Matters." Homosexuality doesn't make anyone any less of a person.What was wrong with Richard's life? He was a gay man - so what? So am I. I'm proud of him. He did nothing wrong.
Well, that's good news. If Kevin does decide to reconsider this, he'll have time before they film new episodes, but I guess the way things are going that still seems unlikely. *sigh*"Episodes with Clash performing as Elmo will presumably continue well into 2014. Taping of season No. 44 will wrap by mid-December and will begin airing next September, according to someone close to the show who spoke on condition of anonymity."
There are those that theorize that Paul Ruebens did that on purpose to kill off a character he was sick to death of that wasn't intended for children anyway. But he's since been able to have a career being himself, even doing VO work for kid's movies and TV shows. I'm glad to see he bounced back. Now they're trying to go after Fred Willard for doing the same thing. Seriously, that's what home video is for.Woody Allen married his underage step daughter...and I love the guy like nothing else. Same with Jerry Seinfeld, who also married an underage girl.
Chris Brown on the other hand, brutally attacked and almost killed mega pop star Rhianna. R Kelly raped a 12 year old. On camera. Both their careers have skyrocketed again, whereas Pee Wee Herman's career was destroyed for something almost innocent.
It's sad that he was actually sexually abused at one point, but to troll after older men as a result and only mentioning one with deep pockets? How come there are people jumping to defend that? It's wrong on both counts, let's just agree to that.Ok, wanted to apologize. I got some facts wrong. This incident was alleged to have taken place in 2003, not 1993 as I misread. I do believe the young man when he says he was heavily sexually abused as a young child and growing up. However he admits to being with a lot of older men. So why single out Kevin?