Is this teacher too sexy for school?
An American-born nursery school teacher living in Italy is facing a scandal after it was revealed that she posed for a sexy calendar in nothing but see-through lingerie. After news of Michela Roth's extracurricular modeling job reached parents, furious moms began pulling their kids out of the Castello di Serravalle school near Bologna.
But are parents overreacting over the racy photos?
Although the photos are a bit risqué, Michela states that modeling is simply her second job and she has never posed naked in any of the pictures. She loves being a teacher, so why are Italian parents making such a big deal about this? Would you?
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She tells the Daily Mail UK about her second job as a model, why teaching is more important to her and how she thinks parents are overreacting:
For me being a model is my second job. I do shoots when school is over and especially in the holidays when I am back in the United States. I am always dressed in the pictures and never naked. Maybe I could have been a model but I just love being a teacher. I think there is a little bit of envy going on here and it has gone over the top--there are also mums who tell me that their children can't wait to see me in the morning.
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But one mom tells a local Italian paper that the teacher is "too attractive" to teacher her son. Too attractive to teach her son? I don't get it. I've never thought of any of my teachers as attractive, whether or not they were. They're my teachers and I wouldn't think that a lot kids really consider their teachers in this way, especially not in nursery school. So are the parents overreacting? I think so. But I'm not surprised about it either.
Would you pull your kid out of a school if you found out that one of their teachers had a modeling side-job?
Image via Michela Roth/Facebook