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Porn prof admits to having sex with students, wants disability pay

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In a dramatic reversal of his previous statements, embattled pornography professor Hugo Schwyzer now admits to sleeping with his students as recently as 2011.

In a blog post last week, an anonymous former student named “Megan” claimed to have slept with Schwyzer while taking his class. They had sex in his office more than once, she said.

Schwyzer maintained in previous interviews that he hadn’t slept with any of his students since swearing off the habit in the late 90s. He now admits that wasn’t true.

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“Almost all of the worst allegations about me made by my critics turned out to be true,” he said in an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller. “There was one student back in 2008, and this is a separate student from 2011.”

Schwyzer said the relationships were consensual and did not result in higher grades for those women. They didn’t need them, he said.

“The only students I was interested in were already A students,” he said. “It’s not just a pretty face. It’s also intellectual ability.”

Earlier this summer, Schwyzer suffered a breakdown resulting from a combination of prior mental illnesses and intense media scrutiny for his class on pornography at Pasadena City College. Schwyzer, who is married with two children, sought sexual relationships with porn actors and actresses who were invited to speak to his class, including famed male porn star James Deen.

He is on medical leave for the rest of the semester.

The revelation that he slept with students has triggered a university investigation, however. If the allegations are proven, he will likely be fired.

“All of us in the college are outraged by Mr. Schwyzer’s statements about his conduct,” said a press release from the college, according to the Pasadena Star News.

Schwyzer’s own statements can’t be used against him, however. For one thing, they are inherently unreliable, due to Schwyzer’s history of mental illness and penchant for telling lies. For another, the professor has been tenured at PCC for 20 years.

“You know how hard it is to fire someone with tenure,” he said.

Lawyers for the college have reached out to former students of Schwyzer in an attempt to identify those who could implicate him.

But Schwyzer has his own solution to the problem: permanent disability status.

“My goal is to get this disability pay and once we’ve established that I can move forward and leave the college and everyone can be happy,” he said.

If Schwyzer receives permanent disability status, he will continue to receive a portion of his salary from the public college without teaching there.

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