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Teen Can't Bring Porn Stars to Minnesota Prom, School Says

A Minnesota high school student's plan to bring a porn star to his prom has been shot down by his school district.

Mike Stone, 18, devised an ingenious ploy to turn himself into a legend at Tartan High School. The student sent out tweets to hundreds of porn actresses online, inviting them to be his date to his prom, USA Today reports.

And not just one, but two actually replied back and accepted.

Two adult film stars -- Megan Piper and Emy Reyes -- took Stone up on his offer. Stone, who has never been on a date, jumped at the chance to meet up with the two ladies.

Even Stone's mother was on board with the plan .

Minnesota school district superintendent Patty Phillips, however, was less than enthused. She put the kibosh on Stone's hot dates saying it would be "inconsistent with two school district policies."

Courts have long ruled that students attending public schools don't have the same level of protection as adults under the Constitution. Being a high school student, Stone's case would likely be no different.

Here, it's arguable that Stone could make a First Amendment argument based on his freedom to associate with whomever he wanted. In essence he'd be saying that Phillips' killing his porn star prom date plans was tantamount to violating the Constitution.

He'd probably lose, of course. The U.S. Supreme Court has long ruled that public school administrators can restrict a student's First Amendment rights if it's necessary to keep school discipline in order.

In this sense, Phillips was probably well within her authority as superintendent to stop Stone from bringing Piper and Reyes to his prom.

However, Stone might still be able to take his dates out anyway.

After hearing his story, people from across the country started to send money to the student to throw his own competing prom. Stone has gathered quite a fund so far and plans to hold his own event in a hotel a few blocks away from his school's dance.

However, for now, Tartan High School students won't be seeing any porn stars at their official prom.

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