Porn Stars Talk About Their Heroes — VIDEO

Who out there in the big, bad world do you look up to and feel inspired to follow in their footsteps? Gloria Steinem? Venus Williams? Tina Belcher? In a new WoodRocket video, porn stars talk about their heroes, and the folks they admire are as varied and colorful as the stars themselves.

Growing up, my heroes (and she-roes) ranged from hair metal legend Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue and drag superstar RuPaul to musician/writer Lydia Lunch and sex-positive feminist Tristan Taormino. These icons all achieved or embodied something I believed in, which was basically keeping the dream of unbridled creativity and weirdness alive in a cutthroat vanilla world. Adult entertainer Chad Alva seems to share this interest in artistic oddballs, given that he names electronic musician Richard D. James and writer Charles Bukowski as his heroes.

Not all of the porn stars interviewed went the creative route, however. Katie Morgan says her hero is inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin because "the whole Revolutionary War" (he was a pretty influential dude), while Kagney Lynn Carter chooses the powerful hacker Anonymous, (whose influence on the digital sphere can't be discounted).

Watch this SFW video to find out who else porn stars name as their heroes.

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