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Will Kevin Clash resignation hurt Elmo toy sales?
Will Kevin Clash resignation hurt Elmo toy sales?

Days before Black Friday is a less than ideal time for Elmo, the inspiration for some of the most popular toys ever created, to have his name associated with allegations of sexual misconduct. Depending on who’s being asked, the resignation of Elmo voice and puppeteer Kevin Clash over accusations of sexual relationships with teenage boys may put a damper on holiday sales of products based on the fuzzy red Sesame Street character. On Twitter, some consumers vented their distaste for Clash on such preschooler fare as Elmo toy planes, plush stuffed Elmos and Elmo puzzles. “RIP Elmo, now I got to throw away all my nephew’s Elmo toys,” wrote Twitter user...

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