IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Fired official, porn star wife leaving Fla. town

Image: Scott Janke and Anabela Mota Janke
Scott Janke, right, and his wife, Anabela Mota Janke, in an undated photo. Janke was a South Florida town manager who married an adult film star last year, but he was fired after the mayor and council members learned about it. Courtsey Scott Janke via AP
/ Source: The Associated Press

The administrator of a southwest Florida beach town who was fired because his wife is an adult film actress says he is leaving town but doesn't plan legal action.

The Fort Myers Beach council made international news when it voted to fire town manager Scott Janke last week. The action came after city officials learned his wife of less than a year was an actress in the adult film industry.

The 55-year-old Janke held a Web chat with readers of The News-Press Wednesday. He says he and 42-year-old Anabela Mota are leaving town with their "heads held high."

He won't say where the family will live. The couple is raising Mota's 15-year-old triplets.

Officials called the issue a disruption that was bad for the town's image.