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Elmo charms TODAY; Matt gives the Muppet a kiss

June 7, 2012 at 9:19 AM ET

Does Matt have a man-crush on Elmo?

It sure seems like it! He gave the Muppet a kiss during their chat on the sofa this morning. 

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And Matt wasn't alone: Natalie also had fun with Elmo on the screen of the newsnook. 

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The furry red “Sesame Street” star was in Studio 1A as part of his bid to become an Olympic torch bearer

And the fuzzy little guy may have scored a big break: The TODAY team invited Elmo to join them in London during their broadcasts from the Olympic Games. Support Elmo's dream on his Facebook page.

Read more about Elmo's TODAY appearances:

Video: XOXO: Natalie, Savannah get fresh with Elmo! 

Video: Elmo confesses his 'love' for Ann Curry

Elmo's burning desire: To carry the Olympic flame

Elmo reveals his best friends at TODAY

Video: Elmo congratulates Ann on her 10th anniversary 

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