Porn Star Teacher Allowed to Return to Classroom

Sex ed teacher moonlighted as stripper
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 1, 2011 2:00 AM CDT

(Newser) – A sex education teacher who moonlighted as a porn star, stripper, and naked butler can return to his day job, a British disciplinary committee has decided. Benedict Garrett—stage name Johnny Anglais—was suspended from his job as a high school's head of personal, social, and health education after teachers and students discovered a trailer for one of his adult films. The committee found him guilty of unacceptable professional conduct, but left the door open for him to return to teaching, the Guardian reports.

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Garrett—who says he has "no imminent plans" to return to the classroom—defended his conduct, arguing that his involvement with the adult industry was neither illegal nor harmful. The committee wrote that despite his personal views, he recognizes the "widely held public view that such work is not acceptable conduct for a teacher," and he would be unlikely to seek to return to the teaching profession while still working as a stripper. (Read more porn star stories.)

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