A young woman wanted to give back to the community, to help a school in need and support the public school system. On November 2nd, the attractive actress went to Emerson Elementary School in Compton to participate in the Read Across America program. She had a great time, tweeting, “Spent the am with Read Across America Compton, reading to the sweetest 1st & 3rd grade students @ Emerson Elementary!” Nothing wrong with that, right? Well, some people think there is. Because the woman in question was a porn star …
Sasha Grey — who has starred in films such as House of Ass 7, Sex Toy Teens and Blow Me Sandwich 11 and has won awards for such achievements as Best Three-Way Sex Scene and Number One Porn Star of the Year — has retired from the adult film business. She is making a new name for herself as a legitimate actress in such projects as Entourage. And as part of her new image she is engaging in charitable events such as reading to kids at a Compton school. The parents at the school? They were not too thrilled to find out that an ex-porn star was brought in to spend time with their kids. And the Los Angeles school district isn’t either. Apparently they are tying to cover up the fact that she was ever there.
“We have several celebrities who read to our students each year. The actress you have indicated [Sasha] was not present.” But not only did Sasha Grey tweet that she was there, but there are photos of her reading to the kids!
Sasha takes offense to the objections to her reading to children. She released a statement that said, “I committed to this program with the understanding that people would have their own opinions about what I have done, who I am and what I represent.” She went onto say, “I am an actor. I am an artist. I am a daughter. I am a sister. I am a partner. I have a past that some people may not agree with, but it does not define who I am.” She added, “I believe in the future of our children, and I will remain an active supporter and participant in education-focused initiatives.”
Do you think there is anything wrong with letting a porn star — albeit a retired one — spend time reading to kids?
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