Ex-Porn Star Shawn Loftis On Miami-Dade Schools Refusing to Reinstate Him: "They're Going to Have a Lawsuit On Their F*#king Hands"

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​Even though former gay porn star Shawn Loftis won a surprising appeal from the state allowing him to pursue teaching certification, Miami-Dade public school district tells Riptide they have no plans to reinstate him as a teacher in the district.

In response, Loftis is threatening litigation. "They're going to have a lawsuit on their fucking hands," he told Riptide yesterday evening. "They should expect a discrimination suit that will be played out on television."

Clearly, this saga is just beginning.

Last year, Loftis was fired from his substitute teaching position -- through which he had filled in at Nautilus Middle, Edison Middle, and Fienberg-Fisher K-8 -- after a principal discovered his career in such films as Mo' Bubble Butt, Humping Iron, and Desperate Husbands. Though he claims he had quit the business, Loftis had performed under the nom de porn Collin O'Neal.

The district cited a so-called "moral turpitude" clause that states that school faculty must "conduct themselves, both in their employment and in the community, in a manner that will reflect credit upon themselves and the school system." His teaching certification was also revoked.

On Friday, a state commission ruled that Loftis be allowed to pursue certification. But the Miami-Dade school district maintains that Loftis was working in the adult film industry at the same time that he was substitute teaching. And despite his certification, the district is free to deny him employment based on that porn work.

"Having a teaching certificate is not a guarantee of employment as a teacher," John Schuster, Miami-Dade Schools spokesman, said in a statement to Riptide. "School districts are under no obligation to provide employment to any individual just because they hold a teaching certificate."

Loftis say he will apply to be reinstated as a Miami-Dade teacher. If he's denied, he'll sue. "That's my plan all along," says Loftis. "If the state says something, and Miami-Dade County goes against it, then I can sue."

We're no legal experts, but we're not doubting Loftis on this one. Who would have expected a gay porn star to prevail in an appeal to the state education commission in the first place?

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Hayabusa
Hayabusa

For once, Miami-Dade has made the right decision.

Sam
Sam

It's still amazing to me how many people are so dumb theydon't know the difference between a gay man and a paedophile. Gay meansattracted to the same sex.  Paedophilemeans attracted to children.  So, are weclear on that?

Catholic coverup?
Catholic coverup?

When will the media expose the Haitian pedophile priest at Notre Dame Church on NE 62nd Street? Why is that priest allowed around children?

Another Catholic Church coverup?

bigriggs
bigriggs

Good for Miami-Dade. I would not want this guy around my children.

Pipiloco
Pipiloco

I really dont want this penis polisher to teach my kids how to tie their shoes, much less their class. If all gay-porn-actors want to be teachers, then protest about it. THAT SHIT WILL BE FUNNY AS FUCKKKKK, and it will get you nowhere, just like your lawsuits. Who in their right mind would let you be a teacher?

mpc2000
mpc2000

funny how pedophiles(males) target little boys though...don't get it twisted Sam....them homos are fucking with your boys too

mpc2000
mpc2000

most teachers are pedophiles anyways, what are you bitching about?

ivxx
ivxx

yea dude for real... i'd much rather deal with the 53 year old male teachers touching students... or the middle aged security guards flirting with the sophmores... everyone knows all gay teachers teach in class is how suck dick and take it up the ass...

bigriggs
bigriggs

 I know many teachers and trust me, none of them are pedophiles.

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