Ohio principal convicted of kissing feet
A former principal who kissed the feet of three male students to settle a bet on a volleyball game has been convicted of a misdemeanor sex charge.
Robert Holloway resigned from St. Anthony of Padua School in this town west of Cleveland after the 14-year-old students and their parents reported the foot-kissing to police in February 2006.
Holloway told authorities he paid each student $15 and kissed their bare feet 50 times each in the school's library and gym to pay off the bet on a student-teacher volleyball game.
"They didn't think he would literally do it," police Sgt. Mark Carpentiere said.
Holloway pleaded no contest Tuesday to sexual imposition and unauthorized use of public property, also a misdemeanor, and was found guilty. He faces up to 15 months behind bars when sentenced in June.
"It's not behind me yet," Holloway said as he left court.
Carpentiere said 400 photos depicting adult foot fetish behavior were found on two school computers seized from Holloway's office. The photos depicted the scenarios that he had engaged in with the boys, Carpentiere said.
"This appears to be a legitimate sexual fetish that adults are into, which is fine," he said. "The problem here is he was engaging in this activity with juveniles."
Prosecutor Jim Walther said he was pleased Holloway entered a plea and that the victims were spared any further embarrassment.
Ok....so I am reading this goofy story....and thinking....give me a break....this guy made a silly bet with his students and was man enough to pay up in this seemingly harmless bet...by degrading himself in front of everyone and kissing peoples feet... THEN some dumb ass parents and lawyers are going to get involved just to make a buck....
I was getting pissed......
Well...then I get to the part that says that computers were seized in the principles office with 400 foot fetish pictures on it....and I think...WTF!!
This WACKO threw the volleyball match!
I wonder what tipped the kids off that this was more then a bet payoff....I wonder if he tongued their toes?
I'd much rather see the Packers miss the playoffs because of their talent then because of their injuries.