August Ames, born Mercedes Grabowski and popularly known as msmaplesfever, was a Canadian adult movie star who featured in over 100 movies, including one non-pornographic film, Model for Murder: The Centerfold Killer, in 2016.
Many times, she was nominated for the AVN awards.
Why Is August Ames Famous?
Ames is famous for being a pornographic actress. She was nominated for four AVN awards, including three nominations for Female Performer of the Year. She received more media attention posthumously.
In 2017, she committed suicide after she received social media backlash over a tweet.
Date Of Birth
August 23, 1994
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
She lived in Petawawa, Ontario with both her parents while growing up. Her parents were in the army and she lived the early years of her life as a military brat. For a few years, they lived near Canadian Forces Base Petawawa.
As a kid, she said she was molested by her paternal grandfather, and told her dad, but he never believed her. At 12 years old, she was sent to a group home to live.
Ames loved learning, reading, taking selfies, shopping, and traveling. She was a dog lover.
Internet surfing was another hobby she enjoyed until making comments on it proved life-threatening for her.
Who Is August Ames Dating?
August Ames Dating History
She dated pornographic producer and director for Evil Angel, Kevin Moore, and they got married in 2016.
They were married until her death in 2017.
Prior relationships were unknown except for speculations about her relationship with Jason Luv, a fellow adult movie star.
August Ames Social Media
Ames was active on Instagram and Twitter. She kept her fans hungry for her movies with snippets in the form of photos. She appeared in some magazines and often shared shots of them on her Instagram page.
Even after she died, people still engage her over 2,000 Instagram posts, and her follower count keeps growing, with over 900k followers presently.
She took to Twitter to express her views. Sadly, doing that on one occasion kickstarted the event that spiraled out of control and eventually led to death.
About August Ames
During her career, August Ames gained popularity for her performances in adult films and became well-known within the industry. She was praised for her beauty and charisma, and she received several award nominations for her work.
Unfortunately, Ames also faced significant criticism and controversy during her career. In December 2017, shortly before her death, she became involved in a social media controversy after making a tweet expressing concern about performing in a scene with a male actor who had previously done gay porn.
The tweet received backlash, and Ames faced allegations of homophobia. Her death came shortly after the incident, and she was found dead in her home in California. The official cause of death was ruled as suicide.
August Ames’ passing sparked discussions about mental health in the adult entertainment industry and raised awareness of the challenges and pressures faced by those working in the field.