Adult Film Star August Ames Dead at 23

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August Ames, famous for movies like "Beauty and the Beast XXX: An Erotic Fairy Tale Parody" and "Baby Got Boobs", has died, and friends of the actress believe she took her own life.

23-year-old August Ames took her own life after she was branded "homophobic" on social media. She was reportedly found dead in the city of Camarillo in Ventura County, California on Tuesday (5 December).

Ames' husband, adult film director Kevin Moore, said in a statement: "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 hard time, ' he added.

The cause of her death was not revealed as her family members had not been notified.

She was born Mercedes Grabowski in Novo Scotia, Canada, and moved into porn after a short stint working as a barmaid.

Ames debuted in 2013 and was a two-time AVN Award-winner with more than 270 credits, according to AVN.

French TV Host Nephael interviewing adult performer August Ames at the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo at Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, USA on January 21, 2016. To this, many Twitter users pointed out that gay-porn workers are also tested by the same agencies that test heterosexual-porn workers. I'm not putting my body at risk, i don't know what they do in their private lives'.

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'NOT homophobic, ' she said in response to the accusations. 'Most girls don't shoot with guys who have shot gay porn, for safety.

She also had a large social media following, though friends tell The Blast her prominent online presence may have contributed to her death.

The last message Ames wrote on Twitter was: "fuck y'all".

Her tweet caused controversy since she pointed out that the guy in the film had shot gay porn.

The news of Ames' death comes just a month after the demise of another Canadian pornstar Shyla Stylez (real name Amanda Friedland). What the f-- ever! I CHOOSE who I have inside my body.

On Dec. 2, August had complained about having to do a scene with a male adult film actor who had done a gay scene, which ignited a tense back-and-forth between her and those who claimed she was being homophobic.

"A attractive life is GONE because people like to use their "fan base" to bully others because THEIR opinion doesn't agree with YOURS", she wrote on Twitter.

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