August Ames, a 23 year old Canadian adult film star died on Tuesday morning in Camarillo, California. Her real name was Mercedes Grabowski.
Kevin Moore (L) and film actress August Ames arrive at the 2015 Adult Video News Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Source: Getty Images)
August was a very popular adult film actor. Moreover she was the 9th most popular pornographic actor on Pornhub.
August Ames poses with other adult film actresses at the 2016 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Source: Getty Images)
Her husband, Kevin Moore is a director, who also belongs to the adult film industry. The loss of his beautiful wife has left Kevin devastated.
August Ames and Kevin Moore attend the 2016 Adult Video News Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Source: Getty Images)
Moreover, Kevin said “she was the kindest person I ever knew and she meant the world to me. Please leave this as a private family matter in this difficult time.”
Ames takes a cute selfie (Source: August Ames’s Instagram)
In her successful career, August did around 290 adult films and also won two AVN awards. It is shocking to lose her this young.
August shows her two AVN Awards (Source: August Ames’s Instagram)
There is no confirmation regarding her cause of death. However, her close one’s believe that it might be suicide.
Moreover, her friends believe that she was battling depression due to recent cyber bullying on Twitter.
August takes a topless photo (Source: August Ames’s Instagram)
Additionally, Twitter users ridiculed August left, right and center. It all started from where August refused to co-star with a gay adult film actor.
August poses in a light green shirt (Source: August Ames’s Instagram)
August tweeted “whichever (lady) performer is replacing me tomorrow for @EroticaXNews, you’re shooting with a guy who has shot gay porn, just to let cha know. BS is all I can say. Do agents really not care about who they’re representing? #ladirect I do my homework for my body.”
August expresses refusal to work with gay porn star (Source August Ames’s Twitter)
This caused a huge backlash on Twitter where August was scorned for being homophobic.
A follower asks her if she is homophobic (Source: August Ames’s Twitter)
However, she clarified her position saying “NOT homophobic. Most girls don’t shoot with guys who have shot gay porn, for safety. That’s just how it is with me. I’m not putting my body at risk, i don’t know what they do in their private lives.”
August responds to someone asking if she is homophobic (Source: August Ames’s Twitter)
But people continued to question her motives and she kept defending herself. This caused her a lot of mental anguish and stress putting her in a pit of depression.
Moreover, she said “I don’t have anything to apologize for! Apologizing for taking extra steps to ensure that my body stays safe? F**k you guys attacking me when none of my intentions were malicious. I f**king love the gay community! What the f**k ever! I CHOOSE who I have inside my body. No hate.”
August says she loves the gay community (Source: August Ames’s Twitter)
However, August had had enough of the drama and unnecessary bullying on Twitter.
A follower asks August to apologize for her homphobic post (August Ames’s Twitter)
Her last tweet says “f**k ya’ll.” Tragic!
Last tweet by August before she died (Source: August Ames’s Twitter)
Moreover, a lot of people expressed their condolences at the loss of the young actor.
Moreover, one person tweeted “Wow @AugustAmesxxx I’m heart broken. Too young. Depression is a serious thing. Please please please if you are suffering reach out for help do not be scared #august ames unreal rip.”
Followers depressed over August’s death (Source: Jerry Meehan’s Twitter)
August started her career in November 2013. She also worked with companies like Evil Angel, Dark X etc.
August Ames was at the peak of her popularity when she tragically passed away. Her videos on Pornhub were extremely popular generating around 415 million views alone.
August flaunts red lipstick (Source: August Ames’s Instagram)
While it is unfortunate news, we hope her soul rests in peace.