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Porn star August Ames commits suicide after bullying for not wanting to have sex with a man who did gay porn

Adult film actress August Ames is shown on the Twistys booth during the 2017 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 18, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ames committed suicide after relentless bullying online.

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A porn star relentlessly bullied on Twitter after saying she didn’t want to have sex with someone who had shot gay porn suicide by hanging.

August Ames, a 23-year-old rising star in the adult film industry, died on Tuesday in California. The Ventura County Medical Examiner confirmed to The Explosion that Ames died of asphyxia by hanging.

“She was the sweetest person I’ve ever known and she was the world to me,” her husband Kevin Moore told industry trade magazine Adult Video News (AVN), which was first reported in the news. “Let this be a private family in this difficult time.”

August Ames, 23, died of suffocation due to hanging, the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

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According to AVN, Ames a member of the adult film industry in 2013 and steadily rose to fame mainly thanks to a large following on social media.

Friends told The Explosion that she suspects that her presence on social media and recent harassment may have contributed to her death.

In the past few days, Ames’ Twitter feed is littered with cyberbullies accuse her of homophobic after they have publicly chosen not to work with an unknown actor who previously shot gay porn.

any (lady) performer is replacing me tomorrow for @EroticaXNews you’re shooting with a man who has shot gay porn, just to let cha know. BS is all I can say🤷🏽♀️ Do agents really don’t care about who they represent? #ladirect, I am doing my homework for my body🤓✏️🔍

— August Ames (@AugustAmesxxx) December 3, 2017

“What (lady) performer is replacing me tomorrow for @EroticaXnews you’re shooting with a man who has shot gay porn, just to let cha know. BS is all I can say,” she wrote in a tweet earlier this month. “Do cops really not care about who they represent? I’m doing my homework for my body.”

The tweet resulted in a torrent of reactions in the direction of Ames, forcing her to defend her decision and her words – against the PC mob.

NOT homophobic. Most girls don’t shoot with guys that have shot gay porn, for safety. That’s just how it is with me. I am not my body in danger, I don’t know what they do in their private life. https://t.co/MRKt2GrAU4

— August Ames (@AugustAmesxxx) December 3, 2017

“NOT homophobic. Most girls don’t shoot with guys that have shot gay porn, for the safety,” she wrote. “That’s just how it is with me. I am not my body in danger, I don’t know what they do in their private life.”

How am I homophobic if I myself am attracted to women? No sense to have sex with gays is not homophobic; they don’t want to have sex with me👋 so byeeeee

— August Ames (@AugustAmesxxx) December 3, 2017

In another tweet, Ames wrote: “How am I homophobic if I myself am attracted to women? No sense to have sex with gays is not homophonic; they do not want to have sex with me, so byeeeee.”

“I have nothing to apologize for! Apologies for taking extra steps to [ensure] that my body stays safe? F–k you for the attack on me, when none of my intentions were malicious. I f–king love the gay community! What the f–k ever! I CHOOSE who I the inside of my body. No hatred,” she wrote in another tweet.

After Ames’ death, fellow porn star came to her defense and hit the online mob bullying her.

A beautiful life is GONE because people like to use their “fans” to bully others because Their opinion disagrees with YOURS.

RiP to a sweet, kind, soul..I am so sad and angry. A life wasted, just because HER opinion does not match YOURS.

— Brett Rossi (@ImBrettRossi) December 6, 2017

“A beautiful life is GONE because people like to use their ‘fans’ to bully others because THEIR opinion does not agree with YOU,” Brett Rossi, the ex-girlfriend of actor Charlie Sheen wrote on Twitter. “RIP to a sweet, kind soul… I am so sad and angry. A life wasted, just because HER opinion does not match YOURS.”

Anikka Albrite wrote: “Omg, I can’t believe she’s dead. You people should know better than to berate her about her personal thoughts! Shame on all you for beating it into the ground. Online harassment is a real & claimed another life. Someone that likes and could even have a friend!”

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