A ‘Hot for Teacher’ lawsuit is has gone viral on Saturday, leading many to join into the conversation about school and free speech. In this particular case, a 57-year-old college student in Michigan is suing the school that suspended him for $2.2 million after he learned he was in serious trouble following a submitted journal entry.
But is it possible that what this student, who decided to go back to school due to a weakened economy, wrote was highly inappropriate.
In a journal entry entitled “Hot for Teacher,” which was aptly named after the popular Van Halen song, the student in question went talked about how attracted he was to the female teachers he was learning from.
In the journal, he compared one teacher to Ginger from “Gilligan’s Island.” He boasted about the idea that he’ll “I'll never learn a thing” due to the woman’s physical appearance.
In the same journal, the student talked about finding his pregnant teacher “hot”—and not just because she had a “bun in her oven” either.
But after his journal was read, its seemingly offending and inappropriate nature resulted in the school suspending him.
Now, the older student from Michigan is fighting back. He’s now using his ‘Hot for Teacher’ lawsuit to try and acquire $2.2 million, as well as credits he has lost since the suspension.
The journal entry was written and submitted in 2011.
For more on this wild story, be sure to return to this column later today.