Porn Stars in the News

In addition to headlining in the adult entertainment industry, these porn stars have made news headlines as well.

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Retired porn princess Jenna Jameson is showing off her post pregnancy bod in a spread for Playboy Magazine just 4 months after giving birth to twin boys, as well as shooting a new ad for PETA's campaign against McDonald's which will air in the fall, according to Fox News.
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Award winning adult film hottie Savanna Samson made the news in 2006 when she joined forces with Roberto Cipresso, one of Italy's most respected wine makers, to create a highly acclaimed Italian red wine called "Sogno Uno (Dream One)" according to the New York Times.
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Porn Star Stormy Daniels, who first drew attention by saying she was going to run for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana, was arrested in Tampa, Fla., on domestic violence charges in July.
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Adult film actress Lisa Ann gained national attention when she was cast as the X-rated Sarah Palin look-alike for Hustler's porn spoof of the former vice presidential candidate.
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Adult film star Anabela Mota Janke and her husband Scott Janke gained media attention in June when Scott was fired from his position as a South Florida town manager after the mayor and other council members learned about Anabela's chosen profession.
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21-year-old porn starlet Sasha Grey went mainstream and recieved lots of publicity when she was cast for the lead role as a high-priced New York City call girl (surprise, surprise) in the movie The Girlfriend Experience this past May.
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Mary Carey isn't shy when it comes to making headlines. Carey ran for California Governor against Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2003 and was involved in a legal battle over her name with Mariah Carey in 2006. She also appeared on VH1's reality show Celebrity Rehab and sold her breast implants on eBay last January.
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Adult film star Marilyn Chambers was found dead by her 17-year-old daughter at her home in northern Los Angeles County on April 12, 2009. She was 56.
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Gay porn star Taleon Goffney (left) was sentenced to 3-8 years after he pleaded guilty to burglary in July. His Twin brother and occasional co-star Keyontyli Goffney (right) was also charged for acting as a lookout during the burglary.
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Porn star Heather Hunter convinced a Manhattan federal judge to toss out nearly $3 million in claims in a lawsuit after she was accused of plagiarizing her novel Insatiable: The Rise of a Porn Star according to the NY Daily News.
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Adult film star Sunny Leone became an activist in 2004 for the “No More Bush Girls” campaign in which she and seven other porn starlets shaved their private parts to protest the reelection of George W. Bush. In 2008 Sunny recorded a PSA for Declare Yourself and urged young Americans to vote according to Spike.com.
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Amy Fisher was making headlines long before she made porn. The "Long Island Lolita" went to prison for 7 years for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco, the wife of Joey Buttafuoco with whom she was having an affair, in the head. Fisher recently started her own porn website last February and has taken up stripping.
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Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese, ex-wife of Marilyn Manson, has made headlines for her involvement with PETA's ABC ("Animal Birth Control") ad campaign. She has also been involved in a Fashion Against AIDS campaign and designed a line of lingerie with Wonderbra.
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