Social media today has come out in support of August after her passing, blaming the ones who went after her for her original comments that were deemed homophobic. BS is all I can say♀️ Do agents really not care about who they're representing?
The 23-year-old wrote: "NOT homophobic". That's just how it is with me. Her peers also believe that a recent online bullying incident triggered her decision to take her own life.
In the week of her death, Ames was branded a "homophobe" after writing on Twitter about not shooting a scene with an actor who had performed in gay porn. I f-king love the gay community! I'm not putting my body at risk, i don't know what they do in their private lives'. I CHOOSE who I have inside my body. Toxicology reports are still being conducted, so no official cause of death has been revealed, but there is no evidence of foul play.
"She was the kindest person I ever knew and she meant the world to me", her husband, director Kevin Moore, told industry trade magazine Adult Video News (AVN), which first reported news of her death.
The death of August Ames aged 23 has sent shock through the adult film industry Who was August Ames?
Ames's death has since raised disconcert with the nature of the adult entertainment industry, of its demands and expectations of performers, with some remarking that the entertainer's death was a tragic and ironic one, having risen to great heights in the industry, but ultimately overwhelmed and negated by the nature of her work and status as a star adult entertainer.
Adding, 'Please leave this as a private family matter in this hard time'.
Performer Abella Danger said: "She was the most kind-hearted person ever".
But the Canadian died on Tuesday in California, according to the Ventura County Medical Examiner's office. "You people should have known better than to berate her over her personal thoughts!"
And director Mike Quasar said: "Love one another kids. Such a sad day".
"This pain I feel cause people couldn't keep their opinions to themselves is unbearable, although I have nothing but hate for each and everyone of you people who drove her to this i still do not wish this pain on you".