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Next for Weiner's Sexting Pal: Porn Star?

More than you ever wanted to know about Sydney Leathers

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner's latest sexting partner: coming to a sex tape near you? TMZ spotted Sydney Leathers getting into the car of porn honcho Steve Hirsch, CEO of Vivid Entertainment, after leaving the company's LA headquarters Saturday. And Gawker notes that she has been on a bit of a... More »

Vivid to Sheen: Make a Porno!

Because the world needed this...

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen's big on pulling crazy crap these days, so why not add to his resume? Steven Hirsch of adult film factory Vivid Entertainment writes the actor/crazyman a letter saying, “We think it would be great if you would come in and direct" its next movie "within the... More »

Disturbing New Career Choice: Sex Tape Star

Montana Fishburne zeroes in on different path to fame

(Newser) - With Montana Fishburne releasing her own sex tape , a long-held suspicion is confirmed: “Some of those shocking sex tapes those D-list celebrities didn't want you to see are in fact carefully contrived publicity stunts,” writes Mary Elizabeth Williams on Salon . “In what surely has to be the... More »

Laurence Fishburne's Kid Releasing Sex Tape

Montana Fishburne wants to be like Kim Kardashian

(Newser) - Laurence Fishburne’s 19-year-old daughter has come up with a fool-proof plan to become famous: Release a sex tape! And apparently it’s working, because yesterday you might have wondered, “Who the heck is Montana Fishburne?” and today her name is No. 1 on Google Trends . “I've watched... More »

On Sex Tape, McCready Disses Rocket's . . . Readiness

Clemens was good in bed 'when he could get It up'

(Newser) - Mindy McCready’s sex tape will be released Monday, and it sounds rather, um, unusual: In addition to sex, the tape includes interviews. The country singer is—conveniently enough—asked about Roger Clemens' batting average. Was her former lover good in bed? “When he could get it up,”... More »

No Foreclosure for Octomom... If She Does Porn

Vivid Entertainment extends offer once again

(Newser) - Vivid Entertainment will not take no for an answer: After last year’s $1 million porno offer went nowhere, the porn company is approaching the Octomom again. Nadya Suleman could avoid losing her house if she changes her sex tape position—Vivid’s prez promises to pay off her $460,... More »

John Mayer's Next Gig: Porn Writer?

Vivid Entertainment extends offer after 'Playboy' interview

(Newser) - John Mayer’s public image may be in the toilet, but his controversial Playboy interview did score him one positive: The chance to live out his “dream” of writing pornography. Vivid Entertainment, the company that has made overtures to such class acts as Tiger Woods, Carrie Prejean, and Octomom,... More »

Sex Tape Star to Prejean: Release It!

But Prejean's lawyer is threatening to sue, so she's still not on board

(Newser) - If there’s anyone who knows how it feels to have a sex tape leaked—and the profit that can be gained—it’s former Playmate Shauna Sand, and she says Carrie Prejean should just release hers. In a letter to Prejean, she says she was “stunned and terrified”... More »

Porn Firm Sues YouTube Clone

Copyrighted raunch showing up on YouTube knockoff

(Newser) - Los Angeles porn producer Vivid Entertainment Group is suing one of the many pornographic knockoffs of YouTube, claiming copyright infringement, reports the Los Angeles Times. The action is similar to Viacom’s suit against YouTube last year, which claimed the video-sharing site isn’t doing enough to prevent users from... More »

YouPorn Is Killing the Porn Biz

(Newser) - As with so many other industries, porn is under assault from the changes wrought by the internet. Claire Hoffman chronicles the challenge a free file-sharing porn site, YouPorn, poses to adult industry goliath, Vivid Entertainment, in Portfolio magazine. The ready availability of pornography on the internet has sent DVD sales,... More »

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