Concerns are being raised over the health of vulnerable women who work in the porn industry. Fears are being raised over the deaths of five female porn stars in recent weeks, at least two of whom are thought to have taken their own lives. Shyla Stylez and August Ames were both found dead within the last few weeks, and on December 15 it was reported that adult entertainment star Yuri Luv's lifeless body was discovered by her landlord at home. On January 19 , Olivia Lua died in rehab at the age of 23 , having battled "some personal challenges" over the last few months that had seen her get treatment for her apparent prescription drug addiction. Just a few days before that, on January 10, year-old Olivia Nova was confirmed dead by her agent, who paid tribute to the "beautiful girl with a very sweet and gentle personality". Olivia - real name Lexi Forde - was found face-down in bed, naked from the waist down with bruising to her lower leg.
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Here is a list of the porn performers who have come before us and have since shuffled off this mortal coil. It's kinda sad, but we all gotta go sometime. If the performer has a filmography in the Internet Adult Film Database their name will be hotlinked. Special Thanks to Tim Evanson for most of the earlys and before gay porn citations and to the readers of alt. Alexandra Stein.
Top 25: A List of Famous Dead Pornstars (2016 – 2019)
May they Rest In Peace. She was on a photo shoot and missing for weeks before police found her body. Her body was found with the equipment and the tarp from the photo studio wrapped around her.
For the past several months, year-old adult film actress Olivia Lua had been battling addiction to prescription drugs and was seeking help by returning to rehab after a recent relapse. But something evidently went wrong with her program, because the actress, who sometimes used the screen name Olivia Voltaire, died Thursday at the West Hollywood rehab center. Lua is the fifth star of pornographic films to die in the past three months — the second in eight days. At least one of those deaths was ruled a suicide, while substance abuse appears to have been factors in the deadly downward spirals of three other women, including Olivia Lua, as well as Olivia Nova on Jan.