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Tuesday
Nov152011

Ex-Porn Star Reads to Elementary School Kids; District to Investigate

Steven Lawton/FilmMagic(COMPTON, Calif.) -- After receiving complaints about an ex-porn star visiting an elementary school, district officials are planning to meet with the agent who scheduled her appearance, and rethink the booking process.

Compton, Calif., school officials said they weren’t informed of her past work when they agreed to host her.

Sasha Grey, a former adult film actress who made her last porn film two years ago and has since moved to more mainstream acting roles, participated in the guest reading program at Emerson Elementary School in Compton, reading a book called Dog Breath to a group of students.

At first, the school denied she was ever there, telling TMZ that “the actress you indicated was not present.” Then TMZ found pictures of her reading to the students, and she tweeted that she spent the morning reading to first- and third-graders.

In a statement, the Compton Unified School District said the talent coordinator for the program listed Grey as an actress who had been on Entourage when she was proposed as a participant, and her previous experience in adult films wasn’t mentioned.

The school district said it will review the selection process for participants with a coordinator to avoid potentially controversial readers in the future.

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