Latest news on pornstar august
Suicide Call Back Service on Beyond Blue on 22 46 36 Headspace on His plan for The Last Days of August had been to interview the people who Twitter-shamed the actress and find out what led them to that moment. Instead, he found himself burdened with a huge sense of responsibility — first to August, but also to the grieving husband, Moore, around whom terrible rumours were circulating. There was speculation among his interviewees that Moore had murdered his wife — based largely on the fact that one of his exes had overdosed and another, also in the porn industry, was institutionalised. It moved Ronson to break from his narrator role and address the listener directly. Emli Bendixen There are many of these caveats embedded in Ronson's narrative, and in our interview too, where his go-to words are "understanding", "compassion", "empathy" and "tenderness", consciously or unconsciously giving us a perspective to adopt.
Last Days of August: A porn star's suicide reveals a dark truth
'The Last Days of August' podcast: Porn actress August Ames' suicide was not what it seemed
But when year-old August Ames took her own life a little over a year ago, they were compelled to tell her devastating story. Ames real name Mercedes Grabowski died by suicide in December , just a day after receiving an onslaught of Twitter abuse from her peers in the porn industry. She had tweeted about not wanting to shoot a sex scene with a gay man and many considered her stance homophobic. So much so that he used Ames' Twitter account to single out famous figures in the industry, blaming them for the provocation of her suicide. Ronson and Misitzis' new podcast The Last Days of August takes us on a journey to try and piece together what happened to Ames, and whether the Twitter attack was really to blame. He, Misitzis, and I speak on the phone one week after the first anniversary of Ames' death, and they fill me in on how they came to tackle such a story.
Porn star August Ames’ suicide may be more than what it seemed
Share via Email August Ames with her husband Kevin Moore, an adult film producer, at an awards ceremony in Ronson first delved into the adult entertainment business with his previous podcast The Butterfly Effect , which offered a sympathetic picture of an industry that many within it argue is still little understood by the mainstream. It was a warm and compassionate investigation, and drew smart lines between the thundering pace of technological advances, the easy availability of pornography and what that all meant for the people at the heart of it. Her husband, Kevin Moore, an adult film producer who is interviewed extensively on the podcast, issued a statement in January blaming cyberbullies for her death. He named people who had been particularly vicious on Twitter.
Porn star who starred in hundreds of X-rated videos found dead at 23 The adult film industry has been plunged into shock by the death of the X-rated actress By David Hughes 12th January , Here's the lowdown on the X-rated star, and how her fellow stars paid tribute to her following her tragic passing. The actress, born in Nova Scotia on August 23, , was raised in a military family and started working in the business in She was married to adult film director Kevin Moore, who confirmed the news of her death. Instagram 3 Ames had faced accusations of homophobia before her death In the run-up to her death, Ames was branded a "homophobe" after writing on Twitter about not shooting a scene with an actor who had performed in gay porn.