Pornstar August Ames takes her own life

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Professional adult actress August Ames was recently found dead in a park near her home in California. The autopsy showed that she died of asphyxia due to hanging; apparently, she left a suicide note in her car apologizing to her parent and took her own life.

August Ames was a very successful porn actress who worked in the porn industry for approximately four years. She appeared in more than 270 adult movies and worked with just about every big production studio in the industry. She won numerous awards, such as AVN’s Best New Starlet and she was also nominated for 2018’s Performer of the Year.

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The story behind August Ames’ suicide

According to our sources, the whole story started when August Ames released the following tweet after one of her shoots:

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The tweet instantly sparked controversy and it was followed by a wave of degrading and hateful tweets by fans and co-workers alike. Some stood by her side and supported her, but there were an overwhelming number of negative comments aimed towards her. Many called her homophobic, others asked for an apology. Apparently, fellow pornstar Jaxon Wheeler even tweeted: “The world is awaiting your apology or for you to swallow a cyanide pill. Either or we’ll take it.”

According to August Ames’ Twitter, she responded to a couple of hateful tweets. She stated that she is not homophobic and that she loves the LGBT community and that her intentions weren’t malicious, but she also said that she has the right to choose who she has inside her body. She also tweeted that she doesn’t have anything to apologize for, as she’s only taking extra steps to ensure her body stays safe.

This is the last tweet August Ames released on Twitter on December 4, 2017:

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August Ames’ body was found the next day in a park near her family home in Camarillo, California. She took her own life at the age of 23 by hanging herself.

According to the police, there were no traces of drugs or alcohol and all they could find was a suicide note left by August. She apologized to her family for taking her own life, but she didn’t mention the cyberbullying or the cause of her suicide.