By Jennifer Smith For Dailymail. Another porn star who worked in the US adult entertainment industry has been found dead. Olivia Lua, 23, died in a rehab facility in West Hollywood on Friday morning. The actress, who used the screen name Olivia Voltaire, is believed to have died from mixing prescription drugs and alcohol. It is not known how she got the substances into the facility where she was being treated for addiction. Olivia's death is the fifth in just six months across the US and Canada.
Celebs You Never Knew Had X-Rated Pasts
Fifth pornstar in three months dies | Daily Mail Online
The world of porn and Hollywood have intertwined for decades — Deep Throat became a genuine crossover success, Boogie Nights took inspiration from the '70s' "Golden Age of Porn", and adult stars have frequently made the leap into mass-market movies. Here are ten porn stars who made it in the mainstream…. Steven Soderbergh plucked Grey from the adult industry and put her front-and-centre of his arthouse offering The Girlfriend Experience. Since then she's moved away from porn and appeared in a recurring role in Entourage. Her CV hasn't exactly been stellar since then, but she gets regular work.
Ex Porn Stars Are the 99 Percent
The most heartbreaking scene in the documentary After Porn Ends , about the post-porn lives of 12 adult stars, may be when Asia Carrera talks about her membership in the high-IQ society Mensa. She explains that Mensa links to all its members' websites, but that they wouldn't link to hers because Eventually, though, the society did feature her in an issue of its magazine devoted to Mensa celebrities—a big moment for her, she says. Which, to me, just seems incredibly sad. This after all, is Asia Carrera, a woman who ran away from home at 17 and pulled herself together to become a successful businesswoman and a world-famous name and face.
Fox Jenna Jameson and Traci Lords are but a few previously X-rated performers who have managed to parlay their controversial careers into the mainstream. Many times porn stars are considered social outcasts once they leave the adult entertainment industry, but there are a few previously X-rated performers who have managed to parlay their controversial careers into the mainstream. Jenna Jameson Once dubbed the queen of the adult entertainment genre, she used her fan base to gain the attention of Hollywood. Sunny Leone She was born Karenjit Kaur Vohra and later adapted her stage persona and went on to star in dozens of adult films. She announced her retirement from porn in