America is enduring its eighth day of mass protests over the death of unarmed black man George Floyd, who died after a policeman put his knee into his neck for eight minutes.
So how does someone with such stellar Hollywood connections end up in the adult entertainment industry? Kirie - who says she is in her thirties - was when a serving police officer attempted to extort money from one of the punters who had visited her van while it was parked on an industrial estate in Luton.
There's no doubt that while the adult entertainment industry is one of the most profitable markets in the world, it can take a toll on its stars.
But these cases highlight, perhaps, that the ease of entering the adult entertainment industry has caused many young people to overlook the potentially tragic fallout.