Former pornstar Lana Rhoades opened up about her experiences in the sex industry during an interview with The Skinny Confidential podcast. She claimed she is "pretty much asexual" and wants porn to be banned.
The 26-year-old joined the adult industry at 19 and worked as an adult entertainer for eight months.
Since then, she has been outspoken about sex work and how it affected her.
"I don't think it's good for anybody," she said, referring to the adult film industry. "They should make it illegal."
Rhoades, who became a mother to Milo in January 2022, explained that she did not understand what kind of situations she was getting herself into when she pursued an adult film career as a teenager.
"I also had only slept with one person at this point. So, I was very sexually inexperienced," she admitted.
"That's why and for whatever reason, I never comprehended like to do porn, you actually have to have sex with people."
"It's just the idea of, oh okay, I'm going to be like Anna Nicole Smith or I'm going to be like Holly Madison or this person it was like an idea in my head, but I wasn't mature enough to realize what actually went into it," she continued.
"And very, very quickly, I realized this isn't for me."
Rhoades remains one of the most popular names in porn to this day. However, she never felt comfortable being put in such a vulnerable situation.
"I mean, essentially, you're having to have sex with people that you didn't choose to have sex with that you might not find attractive, you might actually think that they're disgusting, and you have to have sex with them because it's your job," she clarified.
"How should a 19-year-old girl be put in that position having to have sex with people that they don't don't want to touch their body at all."
After her short but successful career in the adult film industry, Rhoades made a name for herself as a fashion and lingerie designer.
She has no desire to go back to the porn industry and stated: "Going back to porn, I just I don't think that it's good for anyone they should make it illegal."
She also confessed that she rarely finds people attractive, and hooking up is not something she usually does.
"Honestly, I'm pretty much asexual."
She explained that she had been the same before and after her career in the porn industry.
The former adult star wants to warn young women from entering the industry. They have to think that their videos will be on the internet where everyone, including relatives and family, can find them.
"It's a life sentence. I can't hide from it, and everywhere I go, there's someone who's seen my films. I have to handle it."