A request for comment from Deen was not returned by the time of publication. The distance afforded by the film shoot created some safety, but Stoya was also tired of being silent, she said. She and Deen were not at work. Back in , Raphael had done her first scene in porn with James Deen. Am I just going to carry it around for the rest of my life and keep it secret? And I knew that Joanna was serious.
Genevieve. Age: 23.
When she got into the business, she was advised about Deen, too, she said.
Addison. Age: 25.
How Stoya took on James Deen and broke the porn industry's silence
And I went to work the day after that. In the business, whispers and rumours about Deen had been out there, Stoya said — the private, off-set warnings. Female commentators held him up as the porn star even a feminist could like, while he insisted he was not a feminist himself. The distance afforded by the film shoot created some safety, but Stoya was also tired of being silent, she said.