Elmo made an appearance in the
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, despite the recent scandal surrounding the
" character's puppeteer. Kevin Clash resigned
from the show Tuesday after he'd been accused of having a sexual relationship
with a minor. He has denied the allegation. On a float in Thursday's parade,
another puppeteer operated the Elmo puppet as it sang a song with other "Sesame Street
" characters. Clash and the
other performers had recorded the song before his resignation.
A Sesame Workshop executive told the
New York Times they never considered pulling Elmo from the parade.
Jon Bon Jovi is opening up about his
daughter Stephanie's recent drug arrest. He tells Los Angeles' Fox 11 that, "things
happen," but his family will get through it. He said he and his daughter
are "good." The 19-year-old was arrested for drug possession by
police responding to a report that she had been found unconscious in her
college dorm room in upstate New York. The charges were later dropped.
Chase is dropping
out of "Community." According to "The Hollywood Reporter, chase and the producers of the NBC sitcom
came to a mutual agreement that the actor should leave the series, effective
immediately. He is expected to appear in next years' series finale of the show,
which has developed a cult following. Its fourth season premieres February 7.(Martha Shade for CNN's Hollywood Minute)