January 10, pm Updated December 27, pm. But Delacroix, 28, who opened up about her own battle with depression, said stars face almost constant abuse and bullying online, increasing competition for roles, judgmental attitudes and little support. Delacroix revealed that bullying — both online and off — is a huge issue in the industry and may have contributed to the four deaths. Competition for work is so intense Delacroix believes that these days it is easier to land a role as a mainstream actress than a porn role. Delacroix, who turned to making and starring in fetish porn after feeling pushed out of mainstream porn, feels like depression is also widespread throughout the industry and she hopes by speaking out she can encourage people to seek help. Read Next. This story has been shared 96, times. This story has been shared 73, times. This story has been shared 69, times. Learn More.
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These five young women, all adult entertainment stars, have died in less than three months, rattling the industry and leaving the tight-knit porn community searching for answers. Derek Hay of L. However, some performers say many of these deaths could have been prevented with more safeguards in place to reduce whatever may trigger depression or drug abuse, including the stress associated with the job and attacks from online trolls. Porn star Olivia Lua, 23, was found dead in a California rehab center on January Ames, 23, hanged herself in December after she was cyberbullied online and labeled homophobic for refusing to have sex on camera with men who had done gay porn. Adult performer Ginger Banks is calling for porn stars to understand their rights and mental health, according to The Mirror.
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