Porn star August Ames was found dead last Tuesday after she was cyberbullied for her recent tweets. A porn star relentlessly bullied on Twitter after saying she did not want to have sex with someone who had shot gay porn committed suicide by hanging. August Ames, a year-old rising star in the adult film industry, died Tuesday in California. According AVN, Ames joined the adult film industry in and steadily rose to prominence mostly thanks to a large following on social media.
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By Stephanie Haney For Dailymail. A new podcast chronicles the weeks leading up to last year's mysterious death of adult film star August Ames, raising questions about what actually led her to take her own life. The death of year-old Ames, whose legal name was Mercedes Grabowski, was previously attributed to cyber bullying after she tweeted her displeasure over being cast to shoot a scene with a man who had done gay or 'crossover' porn. But journalist Jon Ronson raises the possibility that it was her final shoot that pushed her to her sexual limits, and ultimately over the edge, in a new 'Serial'-style podcast called 'The Last Days of August' which will be released on Audible on January 3. After reviewing the footage of a scene shot six weeks before her death on December 5, , Ronson told the New York Post :. A new podcast called 'The Last Days of August' by journalist Jon Ronson and producer Lina Misitzis chronicles the weeks leading up to last year's mysterious death of adult film star August Ames pictured , raising questions about what actually led her to take her own life.
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August Ames died last week after becoming embroiled in controversy on Twitter. Popular porn star August Ames took her own life last week after finding herself in the middle of a controversy over cyberbullying and homophobia. In her four years working the adult film industry, the year-old had performed in over scenes for major studios, amassing over , Twitter followers. Ventura County authorities confirmed that Ames died from asphyxia due to hanging.
August Ames penned a note to her family and friends apologizing before taking her life in a public park, but did not address the recent backlash she had received from the porn community. The Ventura County Medical Examiner tells The Blast a note was discovered in Ames' car apologizing for committing suicide, however we're told she did not mention the harassment and cyberbullying she was receiving after refusing to shoot a sex scene with a male performer who had done gay porn. As we previously reported, Ames was under fire from fans and other performers in the adult entertainment community and was being labeled a "homophobe. The medical examiner says Ames was discovered around AM hanging in a public park 20 minutes from her home in Camarillo. Her cause of death is asphyxiation due to hanging.