Beverly Hills Child Psychiatrist Busted for Lewd Facebook Photos
A Beverly Hills child psychiatrist has been thrown off a child custody case in Los Angeles after it was discovered that he had posted lewd photos of himself on Facebook. Dr. Joseph Kenan, president of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, advises courts in hundreds of custody cases for tens of thousand of dollars. Until recently, he also maintained a Facebook page where he allegedly posted photos "promoting illegal drug use, unprotected sex and male prostitution," reports the Los Angeles Times. Among the less savory images: pictures of Kenan exposing his buttocks in public and ads for parties promoting gay porn and escort site Rentboy.com. A parent and client of Kenan's discovered the photos on Facebook after Kenan demanded $42,500 for his services."This man should not be allowed to determine whether any father or mother is a good parent," said another parent who convinced the court to remove Kenan from her child-custody case. Kenan has been challenged in an additional two cases according to court documents reviewed by the Times. In response, Kenan argued that he is a purveyor of edifying satire: a modern-day Hogarth, if you will. "Ms. Singer misunderstands the bawdy humor I occasionally present to my friends, as evidenced by some of those pictures. … My comments are entirely in jest. In fact, my comments serve to educate the community's problems through satire."
Read original story in The Los Angeles Times | Monday, Feb. 28, 2011