Compton School District Speaks Out About Porn Star Reading To Kids

 

COMPTON (CBS) — Nearly a week after porn star Sasha Grey read to a first grade class at a Compton elementary school, the district is finally speaking out.

The Compton Unified School District said in a statement released Monday, “Last week, an issue arose because one of the participants, an actress who recently appeared on a hit HBO television show and previously worked in the adult film industry, was a reader on one occasion in the Emerson Elementary Guest Reading Program.”

The district initially denied that Grey read to the students after parents complained, but photos posted by TMZ proved otherwise.

The district now says they used a talent coordinator to book Grey, who was billed as a “mainstream actress from the HBO show, ‘Entourage.’”

Compton Unified says they will review how guest readers are selected in order to “safeguard against the invitation of any potentially controversial figures.”

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  1. Joe Clark says:

    and I am still waiting for my bed time story, Lol

    1. Chester says:

      How about a nice story about a boy and his goat.
      Or the story of Jack and Jill, and Jill.

  2. shoe says:

    Hey, she got the coveted chocolate starfish award.
    Leave her alone!

  3. John says:

    You idiots in the media have made more of this non-story than you have of the inexcusable behavior of the Penn State coaching staff and the reprehensibly vile deeds of people in positions of authority there to kids of around the same age in Compton! Get a sense of PROPORTION, people, and get a grip!

  4. Joe says:

    I agree with John. This story is a bunch of baloney, as long as she keeps her clothes on, Sasha Grey can read to my kids any time.

  5. GiGi says:

    This is the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard. As far as the kids knew, this was just some lady who showed up to read to them. There was probably one deviant father who recognized her because he has her old videos or something. THESE PARENTS WOULD BE BETTER OFF PAYING CLOSER ATTENTION TO THEIR KIDS’ SPORTS COACHES, SCOUT MASTERS AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS!

    1. Michael J. McDermott says:

      They probably already do. (ahem)

  6. sandie says:

    oh brother! maybe a “thank you” to the young lady might be nice.

  7. Astonished says:

    I don’t understand all the uproar. She is respectfully dressed and reading a story that was written for that age group of children.

    Unless she was demonstrating to the children what she does for a living, I don’t see the problem!

    1. evelyn garcia says:

      THANK YOU!!!! My sentiments exactly. Besides, how many of the kids’ parents have been in to read to them??? KCAL/ CBS2, STOP USING TMZ FOR “news” stories.

      1. wgaf says:

        I’m willing to admit that I am in that 25% of b!tches that has a tr@mp stamp. My as$ is so special that the stamp says “WIDE LOAD” on the top and “ENTER HERE” on the bottom/

  8. M~M says:

    Plain and simple: The Read Across America program is all about inspiring children to read. Getting kids to read isn’t always an easy thing to do, and that is where celebrity guest readers come into the picture. Kids are more often inspired by a person of celebrity status to do things, than they are by their parents and teachers. Children are not ready to know about the world of sex worker performers and pornography, so it was a bad idea to think a ‘porn star’ would be a positive, inspirational tool to get children interested in reading. How do you explain to a 6 yr. old that is asking who is Sasha Grey, and why is she famous? When I was in grade school our Principal invited his actor son, A. Martinez, to give us inspiration and an interest in our studies. A Martinez told us about all his roles and movies from the time. A young actor that worked with John Wayne to Karl Malden was easy for us kids to understand and like. Sasha Grey has retired from porn, but she’ll always be known for getting her start there. Kids don’t need to know about her right now. And btw, I am a big fan of Sasha’s work in adult film and music.

    1. cindy says:

      thing in shes not a porn star anymore she was BILLED as a mainstream actress i SERIOUSLY doubt any of those kids knew she had at one time been a porn star, i doubt the teacher told them so and i really doubt sasha did. therefore she is not a bad influence. if somehow the kids found out it would no doubt be at the hands of their parents making this stink. so the bad influence here is the silly parents

  9. CATHY says:

    REALLY the town full of people who make their money stealing, killing, gang banging, and saling drugs is worried about the girl who got paid to get laid reading to their kids WHAT A CROCK

  10. Sasha Grey's V-Jay-Jay says:

    HAHAHA!!! Now that’s one person I want to read to my kids!

    1. wggaf says:

      I am the stt-t-t-tutering wggaf. Same animosity b-b-b-but takes a little longer to ss-s-say it.

  11. mary says:

    We need to teach our children that sex is evil. Having sex before marriage is wrong and you will be going straight to hell.

  12. Sasha Grey's V-Jay-Jay says:

    Ummm…never mind & no thanks!!! HAHA! After reading all of your Jekyll & Hyde posts it seems to me you have issues or at the very least an admirer/stalker!!! You made me laugh though!

    1. wgaf says:

      I am glad I made you laugh through my own limited mental capabilities and my physical deformities.

  13. Stevve says:

    Well, she didn’t read porn to them. What’s the problem?

  14. Jim Koy says:

    Guess what? Porn-stars are PEOPLE, too (whose occupations are totally legal)! They even have families, raise children and take care of pets! And, unlike all those narrow-minded parental-critics, they oftentimes don’t have any bigotries or prejudices–making them far worthier role-models for school-kids God bless Sasha Grey for making the world a better, more beautiful place; those school-kids don’t know how lucky they were to be in the presence of someone better than the hate-filled prudish-creeps that house-and-feed them.

  15. rankin1 says:

    get theNBA players to teachreading”,se wat um sayin.

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