“Homophobic” adult film actress commits suicide and gay porn stars face backlash over her death

“Homophobic” adult film actress commits suicide and gay porn stars face backlash over her death

Straight porn actress August Ames was recently called out for being homophobic.

Ames took to Twitter to complain about being partnered with a cross-over actor – a man who shoots for both gay and straight studios. She refused to work with him.

“Whichever (lady) performer is replacing me tomorrow… you’re shooting with a guy who has shot gay porn, just to let cha know,” she tweeted. “BS is all I can say do agents really not care about who they’re representing?”

Many people called her out for her position, but she doubled down on her position that crossover models were “unsafe”.

“Since you’re curious @AugustAmesxxx — Most nights (like tonight), I’m playing with pussy,” gay porn star Wesley Woods posted, with a picture of himself holding a cat.

“Turns out being an uneducated homophobe DIDN’T get you a pat on the head? Maybe think next time before you word vomit for attention,” added Bruce Beckham.

Some, arguably, went too far.

“The world is awaiting your apology or for you to swallow a cyanide pill. Either or [,] we’ll take it,” Jaxton Wheeler wrote.

Ames refused to back down. She tweeted: “NOT homophobic. Most girls don’t shoot with guys who have shot gay porn, for safety.”

A few days later, Ames committed suicide. Her last tweet was “fuck y’all.”

It was revealed that she had been dealing with issues of depression, though some people – including her husband and her brother – blamed “online trolls” calling her “homophobic” for her death.

“I want my sister’s death to be recognised as a serious issue – bullying is not OK,” her brother, James Grabowski, told The Sun. “It cost me my baby sister’s life. I will do what I can be a voice for Mercedes but right now my family and I need to be left alone to grieve. We have lost a loved one.”

Woods, who received death threats over his rather simple post, isn’t backing down. He called her death “tragic” but “stands behind” what he said.

“This is not about ‘her choice’ in choosing who she worked with,” Woods told Hornet. “It was directly related to the idea we (gay porn actors) were ‘dirty’ or ‘promiscuous.’”

“On Monday I called out a homophobic performer for her ignorance and uneducated bias,” Beckham posted in response to the backlash he has received. “She allegedly chose to end her own life when she was exposed to the same vitriol that gay people have been exposed to globally for decades.”

He added: “Today, friends, performers and fans are attributing blame to myself and others who weighed in. I’m sorry for her loss of life and whatever personal struggles caused her to choose to end her own life when faced with confrontation, accountability, and education.”

Jaxton also posted an update. “My gay community friends please a life is lost and we gain nothing from anything but showing respect and sympathy. Her fans and loved ones are upset, I’m sickened in my out of context comment,” he stated. “As I stated before anyone even made my tweet a thing.”

Obviously, Ames’ issues run much deeper than one online fight over men who work in gay and straight porn. She had her demons and they proved too much. We certainly can’t be afraid to call people out when they make a bunch of stupid claims. We do cross the line though when we call for someone’s death.

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3 Comments

  1. Francis
    December 11, 07:12 Reply

    So people would be this pissed if Trump got bullied to the point of offing himself? ???

  2. quinn
    December 12, 07:09 Reply

    Now they get an idea of the pains we go thru…This is very sad how things turned out. Bless her soul

  3. Pankar
    December 20, 20:10 Reply

    Is the last paragraph Jaxton’s it the op’s? Very important

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