Canadian-American adult film actress and model August Ames has reportedly died at the age of 23. Ames is known to have done almost 290 films in her life and was a known face in the adult film industry.
The report reveals that Ames took her last breath on Tuesday morning in Camarillo, California. The exact cause of her death is not known yet. As per the police investigating the case, there is no indication of foul play, as mentioned in the report.
Ames, whose actual name is Mercedes Grabowski, has been declared dead by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office. Though no cause for death is given yet by the officials, it is feared that Ames must have taken her own life.
Kevin Moore, her husband, has expressed his sadness and asked for some privacy.
Kevin Moore reportedly said, “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 difficult time.”
The death of the adult film star happened after she was criticized on the social media. Reports claim that she refused to work with men who have also appeared in gay pornography and received a lot of flak.
She wrote on Twitter saying,
whichever (lady) performer is replacing me tomorrow for @EroticaXNews , you’re shooting with a guy who has shot gay porn, just to let cha know. BS is all I can say🤷🏽♀️ Do agents really not care about who they’re representing? #ladirect I do my homework for my body🤓✏🔍
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— August Ames (@AugustAmesxxx) December 3, 2017
Ames was later accused of homophobia on the microblogging platform. She later dropped another tweet defending herself.
Most girls I know DON’T work with crossovers! Loving all the love and help ladies👌🏽 https://t.co/Qj9fiNBado
— August Ames (@AugustAmesxxx) December 4, 2017
This was Ames’s last tweet,
— August Ames (@AugustAmesxxx) December 5, 2017
Since 2013, Ames received 270 film credits to her name and was nominated for this year’s female performer of the year for 2018 Adult Video News Awards.