Description:The lawsuit was filed in a New York court Tuesday, a week after another accuser recanted his claim that Clash, now 52, engaged him in underage sex.
The Sesame Workshop also issued a statement announcing his resignation. "This is a sad day for Sesame Street," it said.
In the lawsuit, Cecil Singleton alleged that Clash "persuaded, induced, coerced or enticed" him to meet for sexual encounters when he was 15 years old.(2:18)