Adult actor deaths LIVE: Dahlia Sky shoots herself dead in car amid cancer fight and Jake Adams dies in motorcycle crash

PORN star Dahlia Sky died "by suicide" at age 31 while she allegedly was homeless and lived in her car — and now performers are paying tribute to her and Jake Adams, who died in a tragic motorcycle crash.

"We have lost two industry ppl in the last month… Dahlia Sky and Jake Adams… may both of them find the peace they deserve," one tweet read.

The adult actress was battling stage four breast cancer prior to her death, leading to her suffering from depression.

A GoFundMe set up by her mom to help with funeral expenses also revealed that Sky "was homeless and living in her car in Northridge."

Police believe that that Sky shot herself in a car in what they described as a "potential suicide," according to Adult Video News. There was no evidence of foul play.

Meanwhile, it was confirmed that Jake Adams died in a crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle on July 14.

Read our Dahlia Sky live blog for the latest news and updates…

  • Katie Balevic

    RAYLIN JOY SPEAKS OUT ABOUT STIGMA OF PORN INDUSTRY

    "Sometimes the stigma that can come with porn is too much for some girls to handle," Raylin Joy continued.

    "Because it is not even the porn world that can really get to girls, it’s the bulls**t that girls can experience from the outside world.

    "People think they have this idea of porn and that if you are a girl who does it then you must be a little bit weird or something."

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    ADULT PERFORMER SPEAKS TO THE SUN

    In September last year – following the death of porn star Zoe Parker aged just 24 – adult performer Raylin Joy told The Sun: "It is a very fast-paced career span, even if you are in it for a long time it is still very short.

    Joy, who worked as the adult performer Skin Diamond, added: "Because a lot of the new girls will pop up for a year or two maybe.

    "Unless they are the top girls of the industry, they just sort of disappear into obscurity."

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    '2 LOSSES WAY TOO SOON'

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    PERFORMERS PAY TRIBUTE TO DAHLIA SKY

    "I have not really known what to say about Dahlia Sky. She was a kind, sweet, energetic soul and so much fun," said performer Phoenix Askani.

    "Her loss is felt by so many and she is missed."

    "Another great entertainer gone too soon…" added Nicky Rebel.

  • Katie Balevic

    DIRECTOR GLENN KING REMEMBERED DAHLIA SKY

    Dahlia Sky had reportedly been battling cancer for several years and had posted about it on social media.

    "I’m really sad today about the passing of Dahlia Sky. I remember the day we shot her for MeanB*****s how everyone on set enjoyed being around her. RIP Dahlia," wrote director Glenn King.

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    SUICIDE HOTLINE

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text Crisis Text Line at 741741.

  • Katie Balevic

    STARS' DEATHS CAUSE NEW SPECULATION OF PORN INDUSTRY

    It's an industry already blighted by accusations of "preying on young women" and "trapping them into contracts when they’re vulnerable".

    And now, following the deaths of two of its high profile stars, attention turns once again to the porn business and the life of its stars.

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    DAHLIA SKY REMEMBERED AS A 'BEAUTIFUL SOUL'

    Speaking about her challenging cancer battle, adult film producer Hans told the outlet: "During her last year, I spoke to her several times about life. It was not an easy ride for her.

    "This will take a long time to get over, if it's even possible. Dahlia Sky, you beautiful soul, you funny, complicated, and warm-hearted friend! I am going to miss you so much."

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    INDUSTRY PRO: 'LOOK OUT FOR YOUR FRIENDS'

    James Bartholet works in the adult film industry and was a friend of Dakota Skye.

    He told The Sun: "A lot of girls in the industry are going through a lot of stuff. It's tough.

    "In the adult film industry, you receive a lot of praise. But you are also the target for a lot of harassment and unnecessary correspondence. 

    "Look out for your friends, you do not know what they are going through."

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    SEVERAL STARS HAD TRAGIC DEATHS

    Jake Adams and Dahlia Sky were popular porn stars with thousands of fans online.

    The two join a growing list of young porn actors whose life turned tragic.

    That includes Olivia Lua who died in rehab in 2018 following a drug relapse; and January Seraph, who hanged herself that same year.

    Yuri Luv died of an accidental drug overdose in 2017 with pills by her bedside; Shyla Stylez passed away in her sleep a year later aged 35; and August Ames tragically took her own life in December 2017 at age 23.

    Olivia Nova died of a urinary infection that turned to deadly sepsis, Hollywood life reported in 2018.

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    DID JAKE ADAMS WIN ANY AWARDS?

    Jake Adams was a contender at the 2018 AVN Awards for Best Male Newcomer and in 2020 had an AVN Awards nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

    He had gained more than 700 credits as a performer over the past five years, working for the likes of Brazzers and Mofos.

    During a Fresh Face interview with Adult Video News, Adams said, “I’m just thankful to be here, ready to see what happens in the future, and stick around if people let me stick around…”

    Credit: Twitter
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    WHAT HAPPENED TO JAKE ADAMS?

    Multiple outlets reported on Wednesday, July, 14, 2021 that a crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle occurred at around 4:15 pm in the San Fernando Valley near Encino.

    According to XBIZ Adams was identified with the help of friends and co-workers.

    Adams tragically died at the age of 29.

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    DAHLIA SKY DIED WEEKS AFTER DAKOTA SKYE

    The tragic death Dahlia Sky at the age of just 31 sparked an outpouring of grief from adult film stars, including Stormy Daniels.

    Her suspected suicide comes just weeks after fellow porn star Dakota Skye was found dead in a trailer aged 27.

    Dahlia Sky was found dead in an apparent suicideCredit: Instagram
    Dakota Skye was found dead after a long struggle with fentanyl addictionCredit: Instagram @dakotaskyex
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    DAHLIA SHARED ABOUT HER CANCER

    In March, Dahlia wrote: "I love @webmasterjoe because he understood how difficult going through cancer is.

    "I posted on IG that I have stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. He was so kind and invited me to stay at his house.

    "I am battling this cancer every day and he has been nothing but supportive."

    Credit: Instagram
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    STORMY DANIELS REMEMBERED DAHLIA SKY FONDLY AND DONATED TO HER GOFUNDME

    Stormy Daniels appears to have donated to Sky's GoFundMe, writing: "I'm so sorry for your loss. I have such wonderful and fond memories of her."

    The adult film star who alleged she had an affair with Donald Trump, had earlier called Sky "one of my absolute favorites" in a tweet.

    She wrote: "I had the opportunity to direct many many talented performers during my time with Wicked.

    "Dahlia Sky was one of my absolute favorites. She was also a friend. I am heartbroken to hear of her passing.

    "She is the third death I've learned of in the last 24 hours. Life is so fragile."

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    DAHLIA SKY'S GOFUNDME

    A GoFundMe was set up by Dahlia's mom to help with funeral expenses. The page said Sky "was homeless and living in her car in Northridge."

    It adds: "She was found in her car shot in the head. The detective said it was an apparent suicide.

    "We need help with her final expenses, she had no money of her own. Any amount you could possibly give would be very appreciated."

  • Katie Balevic

    DAHLIA SKY WAS HOMELESS PRIOR TO DEATH

    Porn star Dahlia Sky was homeless and living in her car when she was found dead in a suspected suicide, according to her mother.

    The adult film star was found dead with a gunshot wound after Twitter posts revealed her breast cancer battle.

    Police believe that that Sky shot herself in a car in what they described as a "potential suicide," according to Adult Video News.

    Dahlia's real name was Melissa Sims-Hayes.

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    STARS' DEATHS LEAVE FANS 'IN TEARS'

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    DETAILED TRIBUTES POUR OUT FOR JAKE ADAMS

    "Jake Adams is one of my favorite male performers not just bc of his hypnotizing eyes, beautiful smile, and being one of the hottest overall," one person tweeted.

    "He was one of those to keep eye contact, with his ridiculously kind eyes & long lashes, but closed them while kissing; someone who allowed himself to moan here & there, and who ate pussy like it mattered…" another tweeted.

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    ONLY FANS STAR: 'I LOVE YOU SO MUCH'

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    BRAZZERS PAYS TRIBUTE TO LATE JAKE ADAMS

    "We are all devastated to hear the tragic news of Jake Adams’ passing," the porn site's tweet read.

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    STARS PAY TRIBUTE TO JAKE ADAMS

    Industry stars paid tribute to Adams following news of his death, according to Adult Video News.

    Performer Lacy Lennon said: “My heart is shattered by this morning's news. Rest in Peace Jake.”

    Ashley Lane tweeted: “This is absolutely heartbreaking. You will be missed dearly.”

    Allie Nicole said: “Rest in peace Jake Adams. I really can’t believe it.

    "I was just with you catching up and excited for all the exciting things you had coming. Thank you for being a real friend to all who crossed your path. I love you forever. Fly high.”

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    WHAT AWARDS DID JAKE ADAMS WIN?

    Jake Adams was a contender at the 2018 AVN Awards for Best Male Newcomer and in 2020 had an AVN Awards nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

    He had gained more than 700 credits as a performer over the past five years, working for the likes of Brazzers and Mofos.

    During a Fresh Face interview with Adult Video News, Adams said, “I’m just thankful to be here, ready to see what happens in the future, and stick around if people let me stick around…”

  • Katie Balevic

    WHAT HAPPENED TO JAKE ADAMS?

    Multiple outlets reported on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, that a crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle occurred at around 4:15 pm in the San Fernando Valley near Encino.

    According to XBIZ Adams was identified with the help of friends and co-workers.

    Adams tragically died at the age of 29.

  • Katie Balevic

    STAR MOCKED AFTER MARRYING

    Porn star Riley Reid has been cruelly mocked by trolls after marrying freerunner Pasha Petkuns.

    After posting images of her big day to social media, one user wrote: "I am so sorry for that man."

    Another added: "I feel awful for that dude. Congrats for the marriage but damn I feel bad."

    And one user said: "You married a porn star? Momma must be proud”.

    The adult film star, 30, got hitched in a ceremony in Los Angeles, California earlier this month.

    Others sent the couple their congratulations with one user commentating: "Congratulations Riley I'm so happy you got your fairytale."

    Another said: "So happy for you guys! Congrats."

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