The Canadian-born Ames, who starred in over movies, was found dead in Ventura County, California. While the Daily Mail reports the medical examiner hasn't issued a cause of death, it's likely she committed suicide based on protracted harassment accusing her of being a homophobe. Ames was reacting out of a common concern in the porn industry perhaps left over from the early days of AIDS, when stars generally stayed away from "crossover" performers out of concern they might contract HIV. There was immediate reaction on social media from accounts representing porn outlets like Brazzers as well as from longtime veterans of the industry such as Jenna James. The Blast reported that Ames did deal with "longterm depression" and the harassment may have been a catalyst pushing her toward suicide.
Fill out the form below, or call us at James Grabowski quickly deleted a gut-wrenching note about his beloved year-old sibling, real name Mercedes Grabowski, the day after she was reportedly found hanged in her Camarillo, Calif. Ames was hit with major backlash after she refused to work with male porn stars in a shoot for the porn studio EroticaX. BS is all I can say. LAdirect I do my homework for my body. Her brother explained why he was speaking out about her shocking death. This will be my one and only post and then i would like to be left alone.
The porn star was told to 'take a cyanide pill' hours before her death. Porn star August Ames made no mention of the brutal online comments she'd received hours before her death in her suicide note, an official report has confirmed. The porn star, 23, who was found lifeless in a public park in the early hours of Tuesday morning, had left her family a note that was later discovered in her car. According to The Blast , the Ventura County Medical Examiner's report found that August apologised to her family for taking her own life in the note, but didn't discuss the cyber bullying she'd been subjected to for refusing to have filmed sex with a male performer who had previously slept with other men. The medical examiner's report found there was no evidence of drugs or alcohol in August's car or at the scene, although toxicology tests are still ongoing.
Friends of the star, real name Mercedes Grabowski, said she had suffered from long-term depression. The porn star wrote her last tweet at midday on Tuesday - shortly before she was found dead in her California home at the age of Her suicide came just days after being branded 'homophobic' for refusing to film sex scenes with male actors who had had sex with other men.