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Why are pron stars not considered prostitutes?

Prostitution is money for sex. (male and female) A pron star gets paid to have sex. Doesn't this make them prostitutes. If a 'customer' video tapes the sex they are paying for does this make the prostitute exempt to prostitution laws? Where is the line?

I admit I have no strong feelings in regards to this Q I just thought it was an interesting concept. I just wonder what others options are.

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But_Mommie

Asked by But_Mommie at 3:47 PM on May. 25, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (33)
  • Because they both get paid. They aren't having sex for money, they're being filmed for money.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 3:48 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • Hmm, good question. I'm guessing because acting is involved (in some cases, lack thereof), so it's considered theatrics.
    DJsMommy610

    Answer by DJsMommy610 at 3:49 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • Porn stars are beign paid to appear in a film not to engage in sex acts.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 3:50 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • Good question. Especially with the amount of "female adult film stars wanted" ads I see on Craigslist.
    Nicoles2LilRams

    Answer by Nicoles2LilRams at 3:50 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • I would say its because its not one person paying for sex its two people being payed to be filmed while they have sex.
    daughteroftruth

    Answer by daughteroftruth at 3:50 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • Sounds like a loophole.
    Dkhilly

    Answer by Dkhilly at 3:52 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • I see your point & good question! but then again its actors getting paid to act like any other actor/actress? but they are actually having the sex to sell the film.
    sarasmommy777

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 3:54 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • They are being paid to have sex while being filmed....sounds like the same thing as prostituton. They are "prostituting themselves on film for money",....BOTH men and women.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 3:54 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • ..well..'acting' is subjective.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 3:55 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • I would say...one is not paying the other.
    Shaken1976

    Answer by Shaken1976 at 3:57 PM on May. 25, 2011

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