A 23-year-old Canadian adult film actress, August Ames, was found dead after receiving backlash for “homophobic” comments she made online. But, how did August Ames die? If you want to know more about August Ames’ cause of death, then take a look at our August Ames’ wiki.
August Ames was 23 years old at the time of her death. Ames passed away on December 5, 2017. So, what happened to August Ames?
At this time, the cause of Ames’ death has not been disclosed, but there is speculation that August Ames’ committed suicide. As of now, the investigation continues, since the cause of her death still needs to be determined.
August Ames’ Wiki
Mercedes Grabowski was born on August 23, 1994, in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, but she grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is known by her professional name, August Ames.
Ames explained how she came up with her professional name and said, “Favorite month- the hottest, reminds me of frozen yogurt, tanning and the beaches. Ames just had the right vibes and it all flowed.”
Before venturing into the adult porn industry, Ames tried her hand working as an animal-assisted aide, a horseback trainer, and a nanny.
Ames said about her first job, “I started out with a pretty normal job actually, which was babysitting. My 2nd job wasn’t so chilleaxed though haha:p When I was 14 I worked on a horse ranch in Colorado Springs for two summers… imagine cleaning out those stalls in that heat lol :p The upside was that I also taught differently abled children how to ride the horses, it was therapy for the both of us [sic].”
August Ames’ Career
Ames’ career took off in November 2013 when she started working with companies such as Dark X, Elegant Angel, Sweetheart Video, Evil Angel, Jules Jordan Video, New Sensations, Blacked, Girlfriends Films, Brazzers, and Lethal Hardcore.
Getting into the industry can be a little tough. Ames explained how she found work in the adult industry.
“Almost 6 weeks in the industry, and as for how I guess.. I was just bored one day & decided to give it a shot. Sometimes being impulsive pays off ha. So I had sent in a model submission form to different agencies & boo ya made some plan that following week, left that boring small town [sic],” said Ames.
Of course, telling your family that you’re part of the adult film industry is no easy task.
Ames explained that initially it was tough and said, “Family is awesome about it, minus the older bros but that’s expected. I’ve always been honest with my mom, we have a really cool relationship like that. My dad… not so much xD I told him anyways, I have a terrible memory when it comes to lying & I wouldn’t be able to remember what story belongs 2 who haha. As far as friends back home go, they are being very supportive and I love it:) There will always be those haters everywhere you go, so I learned a while ago to appreciate the positive & ignore the negative [sic].”
Ames was known in the industry for her work in 10 Missing, Big Wet Breasts, Raw Talent 3, Safe Landings, Titty Attack 8, Naturally Delicious, Don’t Tell Hubby, Spandex Loads, and Flesh Hunter.
Undoubtedly, it is a little difficult to start and sustain a job in the adult porn industry. And Ames shared what she learned in the industry.
“From what I’ve learned so far, to make it in the adult industry you should have passion, a great attitude, a little extra something, even if it’s just one thing that makes you shine a little brighter… have to be a people person wink wink haha… & number one is that you are going to have to be comfortable with your body, take caution when it comes to your health, and never neglect your needs, whether it’s a little extra water on set or a douche, you’re call haha, we’re our own stunt devils [sic],” said Ames.
According to sources, Ames worked in a total of 290 movies. She even won an AVN Award in 2015 for her brilliant work.
A Popular Porn Star
Reportedly, at the time of Ames’ death, she was one of the most trending and famous porn stars on the Internet. Her videos on porn websites garnered more than 415 million views, which made her the ninth most famous porn star on the Internet.
If you want to take a look at August Ames’ pics, then make sure you head over to August Ames’ Instagram account, where you can see how beautiful she really was.
August Ames’ Husband
Ames was married to adult film director Kevin Moore. As of now, there is no information about when Ames and Moore tied the knot or when they started dating.
Moore was obviously heart-broken upon learning the news of his wife’s death.
Moore released a statement, which read, “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.”
How Did August Ames’ Die?
August Ames’ death came days after she was insulted on Twitter when she refused to work with guys who have appeared in gay pornography.
Ames took to Twitter and wrote, “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 [sic].”
Following this tweet, Ames suffered tons of backlash on social media. However, Ames defended herself by saying it was her choice who she works with. But just days later, on December 5, 2017, Ames was discovered dead in Camarillo, California.
According to some reports, Ames’ friends claimed that she was in depression and possibly committed suicide.
Following the news of August Ames’ death, friends and fans took to social media to express their sadness and condolences.