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Elmo Attacker Detained for Mental Health Evaluation

Don't mess with Elmo. He's all furry and red and cute, but if provoked he will throw down and beat your a$$. That's exactly what happened over the weekend in Winter Park, Fla., according to a report by CNN.

Elmo or, more precisely, Jeremy Trespalacios, the guy dressed up like him, was working an event at a toy store, and decided to take a walk to a nearby guitar store. Another guitar store customer -- perhaps because he prefers Grover -- started throwing punches. 

Elmo emerged victorious when, now sans head and gloves, he shoved the attacker head first into a glass display case. No worries though, all agree Elmo was simply defending himself, and no charges will be brought against him.

Big week for Elmo after his involvement in boobgate.

Posted by Eric Lipman on September 28, 2010 at 11:27 AM | Permalink | Comments (3)


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