Meet Cristy Nicole Deweese, Dallas ISD's Spanish-Teaching Playboy Model
Even before the Internet, the young men at the Townview Magnet would have figured out that Cristy Nicole Deweese, their new Spanish teacher, had posed in Playboy. Someone would have gotten their hands on the February 2011 issue, in which an 18-year-old Deweese was featured as "Coed of the Month," and passed it around. That boys will find porn is a fundamental law of nature.
So, too, is the parental outrage that spurred The Dallas Morning News to take a look over the weekend at the modeling career of the now 21-year-old.
It seems unfair to say, as an anonymous parent did to the Morning News, that posing nude a couple of times should permanently preclude one from becoming a teacher. At the same time, every time she walks in front of her class, some students will have trouble shaking those Playboy images and her brief but revealing Playboy interview.
"My butt looks great in jeans, panties, or nothing," she told the magazine. "My legs are long. But my favorite thing about my body is my breasts. They're small, but real, nicely shaped, and I don't have to worry about back pain, bras, men staring or anything. I love them just the way they are."
The question becomes whether she can command her students' respect in spite of all that, which is something for DISD to decide. It declined to discuss the matter with the Morning News.
Meanwhile, here's her behind-the-scenes video from a Playboy shoot, in which she makes beef jerky innuendos and declares that she's "gonna be a Spanish teacher."
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