Jose Angel Santana sued Franco in 2011 after the actor called him a "bad teacher." The former teacher then filed a request for a default judgement in his favor because he said Franco never responded to the initial suit, TMZ reported Saturday.
Franco said Santana never properly served him with the suit, therefore the case should be thrown out.
Additionally, he said the case should be dismissed because his insult against Santana is protected under free speech, the court documents said.
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