Chyna later made her professional pornographic debut in 2011 for Vivid Video in Backdoor to Chyna. She would go on to make three more adult films — one that parodied her pro wrestling career, and two more that had her assume the role of She-Hulk in adult film parodies of Marvel films. After 2013, Chyna had supposedly quit adult films and became an English tutor in Japan.
During this time, her potential induction into the WWE Hall of Fame had become a hot topic in the pro wrestling community. WWE superstar and executive — as well as Chyna's former boyfriend — Paul "Triple H" Levesque addressed the issue on February 9, 2015, in Stone Cold Steve Austin's podcast, saying that she indeed deserves to be inducted, but Chyna's pornographic past posed a problem with younger viewers searching her name online.
"We were scheduled to meet this week to discuss [future films]," said Hirsch. "She was so popular and we wanted to work with her again."
Chyna's passing has reignited talks regarding her induction into the WWE Hall of Fame as a trailblazer in the industry, having transcended then-usual female roles in pro wrestling on American television by being the first and only female WWE Intercontinental Champion in history. Her muscular physique, in-ring talent, and charisma made Chyna a fan favorite during the company's Attitude Era, paving the way for future female performers to play more prominent roles in the WWE.
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