Fourth Porn Actor Tests Positive For HIV

When the first porn actor tested positive for HIV, a moratorium was ordered on the filming. Fast forward a few weeks and now there’s word that a fourth porn actor has also tested positive for HIV. With how close-knit the porn community is, people in the industry are worried that the business will collapse in on itself, and even more alarming, that an epidemic is upon the porn world.

According to RadarOnline, the male actor confirmed his diagnosis to the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Michael Weinstein, the organization’s president said of the fourth contracted performer: “I can confirm. However, he has asked that all other information be kept strictly confidential at this time.”

Due to the health crises in the industry, the business could be shut down. It was only last month that screen porn star Cameron Bay, notified the media that she tested positive for HIV which halted the shooting of a film.

The second performer who was tested positive for HIV is Rod Daily. Daily, who acts in gay porn is said to be romantically linked to Bay. This past Friday a third actor was revealed to be HIV positive, even though their name has not been disclosed.

The moratorium has been lifted on the production Bay was a part of, but who knows what this latest diagnosis will bring upon on the industry.

So what’s the cause for this rampant infection? Aside from the obvious answer, Michael Weinstein gave some insight saying that it’s more on the new culture of porn than anything else.

“There is too much parsing over ‘cross-over’, ‘on-set/off-set’, ‘window periods’, etc. Sooner of later driving without a seatbelt or having unprotected sex is likely to lead to injury — those are the facts.”

Before HIV was a huge issue for the community, there was a recent scare of a syphilis outbreak last month, but those reports turned out to be unfounded.

Do you think another performer will come forward?

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