Concerns are being raised over the health of vulnerable women who work in the porn industry. Fears are being raised over the deaths of five female porn stars in recent weeks, at least two of whom are thought to have taken their own lives. Shyla Stylez and August Ames were both found dead within the last few weeks, and on December 15 it was reported that adult entertainment star Yuri Luv's lifeless body was discovered by her landlord at home. On January 19 , Olivia Lua died in rehab at the age of 23 , having battled "some personal challenges" over the last few months that had seen her get treatment for her apparent prescription drug addiction. Just a few days before that, on January 10, year-old Olivia Nova was confirmed dead by her agent, who paid tribute to the "beautiful girl with a very sweet and gentle personality". Olivia - real name Lexi Forde - was found face-down in bed, naked from the waist down with bruising to her lower leg. She'd been dead for at least 12 hours when police found her body, and a coroner later ruled her cause of death was likely to be sepsis brought on by a severe UTI and kidney infection.
For the past several months, year-old adult film actress Olivia Lua had been battling addiction to prescription drugs and was seeking help by returning to rehab after a recent relapse. But something evidently went wrong with her program, because the actress, who sometimes used the screen name Olivia Voltaire, died Thursday at the West Hollywood rehab center. Lua is the fifth star of pornographic films to die in the past three months — the second in eight days. At least one of those deaths was ruled a suicide, while substance abuse appears to have been factors in the deadly downward spirals of three other women, including Olivia Lua, as well as Olivia Nova on Jan. The Adult Performers Actors Guild, the union that represents adult film performers, tweeted out its condolences. The board is sending love and the sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of the beautiful Miss Olivia Lua. She had been dead about 12 hours before she was found in her home in Las Vegas. I have a family that loves me.
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Published: November 14, Canadian porn star Shyla Stylez died suddenly at 35 at her mothers B. Her death has shattered the porn industry, where she was as popular with co-stars as she was with fans. So sad that my old friend MsShylaStylez has left us. Her energy and beauty consumed you instantly. And just like Marilyn, she has left us too early. After high school in rural B. Her first movie was Perverted Point of View.
A porn star was found dead in her home mere days after tweeting about spending the holidays by herself, adding to the string of deaths in the industry over the past two months. Olivia Nova, 20, was discovered dead in her home in Las Vegas on Jan. Alone on the holidays and want to give a fan a holiday call. The porn actress, real name Lexi Forte, was represented by LA Direct Models and had only recently started in the industry in March The cause of her death has yet to be determined.