This article is from the archive of our partner. When was the last time you took a moment to pity the plight of male porn stars? Though pornography's famous sexism and objectification of women may draw a tear of sympathy for its female actors, the men in adult entertainment are more conventionally thought to be objects of envy. Susannah Breslin , writing at Salon, says that shouldn't be so. Breslin is responding to the death of porn star Stephen Hill, who committed suicide after allegedly slaying another actor with a samurai sword.
10 Famous Porn Stars Who Suffered Depression And Committed Suicide
We've been talking about her son, Michael Cohen, and if you ever want to feel like an intrusive, horrible person, try asking a grieving mother about her deceased child's career in gay porn. For most of the interview, we've been talking about what Cohen was like as a kid. Shari tells me he was a sweet and inventive toddler. In their San Diego neighborhood, he'd hung a little sign that read "go" next to a stop sign so that cars would understand it was also, you know, OK to go.
The sensuality that adult stars show on screen surely excites everyone but we have no idea what these adult stars go through in their personal life. Adult movies look shining from outside to us but only those who are related to it know its dark secrets. Although the adult industry is very successful in western countries, but it sometimes leads many actors to suffer from depression and anxiety. Many actresses fail to survive in this industry and take the final step to end their life. Everyone has their own reasons to take such a big step of committing suicide but one thing is common — depression.