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A celebrity sex tape is typically an amateur pornographic
Amateur pornography
Amateur pornography is a category of pornography that features models or actors performing without pay, or for whom this material is their first or only paid modeling work. Reality pornography is professionally made porn which seeks to emulate the style of amateur pornography...

 video recording involving one or more celebrity
Celebrity
A celebrity, also referred to as a celeb in popular culture, is a person who has a prominent profile and commands a great degree of public fascination and influence in day-to-day media...

 famous person(s) which has been, intentionally or unintentionally, made available publicly.

Such video tapes are often released without consent of their subjects and could potentially damage celebrities' careers. In 1988 a sex tape caused significant damage to Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe
Robert Hepler "Rob" Lowe is an American actor. Lowe came to prominence after appearing in films such as The Outsiders, Oxford Blues, About Last Night..., St. Elmo's Fire, and Wayne's World. On television, Lowe is known for his role as Sam Seaborn on The West Wing and his role as Senator Robert...

's career. However, in recent years many celebrities have benefited from the publicity of the release of a sex tape. The release of Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton
Paris Whitney Hilton is an American businesswoman, heiress, and socialite. She is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton . Hilton is known for her controversial participation in a sex tape in 2003, and appearance on the television series The Simple Life alongside fellow socialite and childhood...

's sex tape in 2003 as well as Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian
Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian is an American socialite, television personality, model, actress and businesswoman. She is known for the E! reality series that she shares with her family—Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and its spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York...

's sex tape in 2007 brought them to a new level of fame, leading to magazine covers, book deals, and reality TV series.

The surfacing of sex tapes has become so common that some are "leaked" as a marketing tool to advance or establish a media career. A celebrity can fight the release in court to maintain deniability while still feeling the career benefits. In contrast, a celebrity may take the route of openly releasing the tape and benefit directly from royalties as well as indirectly from the publicity.

The current public acceptance of celebrities with sex tapes is speculated by Joe Levy, executive editor of Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone is a US-based magazine devoted to music, liberal politics, and popular culture that is published every two weeks. Rolling Stone was founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner and music critic Ralph J...

, to be due to the easy availability of pornography, as well as couples more commonly making their own tapes due to the prevalence of video camera
Video camera
A video camera is a camera used for electronic motion picture acquisition, initially developed by the television industry but now common in other applications as well. The earliest video cameras were those of John Logie Baird, based on the electromechanical Nipkow disk and used by the BBC in...

s.

Famous celebrity sex tapes


The following is an alphabetical list by surname of individuals known to have their sexual acts recorded and distributed:
  • Pamela Anderson
    Pamela Anderson
    Pamela Denise Anderson is a Canadian-American actress, model, producer, author, activist, and former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch, and V.I.P. She was chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine in February 1990...

    is known to have been depicted in two distinct sex tapes.
    • Pamela Anderson and then-husband Tommy Lee
      Tommy Lee
      Thomas Lee Bass , best known as Tommy Lee, is an American musician and founding member of glam metal band Mötley Crüe. As well as being the band's long-term drummer, Lee founded rap-metal band Methods of Mayhem, and has pursued solo musical projects...

      had various interludes from their honeymoon
      Honeymoon
      -History:One early reference to a honeymoon is in Deuteronomy 24:5 “When a man is newly wed, he need not go out on a military expedition, nor shall any public duty be imposed on him...

       placed online by Seth Warshavsky
      Seth Warshavsky
      Seth Warshavsky was a pioneer in the Internet pornography industry and the founder of Internet Entertainment Group . During the dot-com boom years of the late 1990s, Warshavsky's welcome media attention made him the face of the online pornography industry to a public fascinated with what was then...

       of the Internet Entertainment Group in 1998 as one of the earliest internet celebrity sex tapes.
    • Pamela Anderson and Bret Michaels
      Bret Michaels
      Bret Michaels is an American musician, actor, director, screenwriter, producer and reality television personality. He first gained fame as the lead vocalist of the glam metal band Poison. Besides his career as lead singer, he has several solo albums to his credit, as well as one chart single...

      (singer of the band Poison
      Poison (band)
      Poison is an American glam metal band that achieved great success in the mid-1980s to mid-1990s. To date, Poison has sold over 30 million records worldwide and have sold 15 million records in the United States alone. The band has also charted ten singles to the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100,...

      ) had a sex tape released as a DVD on 7 September 2005. The footage had been circulating on the internet for many years.

  • Dustin Lance Black
    Dustin Lance Black
    Dustin Lance Black is an American screenwriter, director, film and television producer, and LGBT rights activist. He has won two Writers Guild of America Awards for his work on the television series Big Love and an Academy Award for the 2008 film Milk.-Early life:Black was born in Sacramento,...

    .
    In June 2009, photos from a videotape of Black engaging in unprotected sexual acts with another man were published by internet gossip columnist Perez Hilton
    Perez Hilton
    Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. , better known as Perez Hilton , is an American blogger and television personality. His blog, Perezhilton.com , is known for posts covering gossip items about celebrities...

    . Black released a statement, saying: "It is unfortunate that individuals and other outside parties are trying to profit from material which is clearly private." His statement also emphasized the importance of responsible sexual practices.

  • Chu Mei-feng
    Chu Mei-feng
    Chu Mei-feng is a Taiwanese TV journalist, former Taipei City councilwoman and the former director of Hsinchu City's Bureau of Cultural Affairs....

    had a 47-minute video CD
    Video CD
    Before the advent of DVD and Blu-ray, the Video CD became the first format for distributing films on standard 120 mm optical discs. The format is a standard digital format for storing video on a Compact Disc...

     secretly taken with a pinhole camera, released by a local paparazzi magazine in December 2001. The video showed Chu having sex with Tseng Chung-ming, who was later confirmed as a married man. Despite local authorities' immediate effort to pull all the magazines in question from the market, the video quickly spread via the Internet. In January 2002, search engine Lycos
    Lycos
    Lycos, Inc. is a search engine and web portal established in 1994. Lycos also encompasses a network of email, webhosting, social networking, and entertainment websites.-Corporate history:...

     reported that her name was among the most searched terms. That same year, many Taiwanese lingerie manufacturers reported a significant growth in the sales of white thong panties, the same style Chu wore in the video.

  • Chua Soi Lek
    Chua Soi Lek
    Datuk Seri Dr. Chua Soi Lek ; born 2 January 1947, also known as Chua Kin Seng, is a Malaysian politician from the state of Johor. He is married to Datin Seri Wong Sek Hin. They have three children...

    ,
    while serving as Malaysia's Health Minister, was secretly videotaped having sex. Two resulting DVDs were distributed freely and anonymously to various homes in Batu Pahat
    Batu Pahat
    Batu Pahat is a district in the state of Johor, Malaysia. It lies south-east of Muar, south-west of Kluang, north-west of Pontian, and south of Segamat and the new Ledang district. The capital of the district is Bandar Penggaram, Batu Pahat....

    . On 2 January 2008, Chua announced his resignation, despite saying he would not do so the previous day.

  • Daniela Cicarelli
    Daniela Cicarelli
    Daniella Cicarelli Lemos is a former TV show hostess for MTV Brasil and a fashion model. She was engaged to Brazilian footballer Ronaldo for three months in 2005....

    was a Brazil
    Brazil
    Brazil , officially the Federative Republic of Brazil , is the largest country in South America. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population with over 192 million people...

    ian TV show hostess for MTV Brasil
    MTV Brasil
    MTV Brasil is the Brazilian version of MTV, owned by Abril Mídia, the nation's largest magazine publisher, under license from Viacom - owned MTV Networks Latin AmericaMTV Brasil is one of two versions of MTV available in free-to-air terrestrial television...

     and fashion model. Her sex video was broadcast on the TV show Dolce Vita on Spanish
    Spanish language
    Spanish , also known as Castilian , is a Romance language in the Ibero-Romance group that evolved from several languages and dialects in central-northern Iberia around the 9th century and gradually spread with the expansion of the Kingdom of Castile into central and southern Iberia during the...

     channel Telecinco
    Telecinco
    Telecinco is a Spanish commercial television channel operated by Mediaset España. Launched in 1990 as Tele 5, it was the fifth of the national terrestrial television channels. In 1997, Tele 5 was rebranded as Telecinco, dropping the flower logo seen in other Mediaset channel...

    . It revealed Cicarelli on a beach in Spain
    Spain
    Spain , officially the Kingdom of Spain languages]] under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. In each of these, Spain's official name is as follows:;;;;;;), is a country and member state of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula...

     fondling her boyfriend, Merrill Lynch
    Merrill Lynch
    Merrill Lynch is the wealth management division of Bank of America. With over 15,000 financial advisors and $2.2 trillion in client assets it is the world's largest brokerage. Formerly known as Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., prior to 2009 the firm was publicly owned and traded on the New York...

     employee Renato "Tato" Malzoni, and later having sex with him in the water.

  • Dustin Diamond
    Dustin Diamond
    Dustin Neil Diamond is an American actor, musician, director, and stand-up comedian best known for his role as Samuel "Screech" Powers in the television shows Saved by the Bell, Good Morning, Miss Bliss, Saved by the Bell: The College Years and Saved by the Bell: The New Class.-Career:Diamond's...

    ,
    of Saved by the Bell
    Saved by the Bell
    Saved by the Bell is an American television sitcom that aired between 1989 and 1993. The series is a retooled version of the 1988 series Good Morning, Miss Bliss, which was itself later folded into the history of Saved by the Bell...

    fame, authorized the release of a 40-minute sex tape in 2006 in the hopes that it would bring in profits and provide a boost to his career.

  • Fred Durst
    Fred Durst
    William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician, director, producer and actor, well known as the frontman of the band Limp Bizkit.-Early life:...

    ,
    the frontman for the band Limp Bizkit
    Limp Bizkit
    Limp Bizkit is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida. Formed in 1995, the group's lineup consists of Fred Durst , Wes Borland , Sam Rivers , John Otto and DJ Lethal . The band achieved mainstream success with their second studio album Significant Other, released in 1999...

    , had a video of him and an unknown woman having sex leaked onto the internet by a repairman who had been repairing his computer. He later sued the website Gawker and nine others for $70 million dollars for publishing it.

  • John Edwards
    John Edwards
    Johnny Reid "John" Edwards is an American politician, who served as a U.S. Senator from North Carolina. He was the Democratic nominee for Vice President in 2004, and was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004 and 2008.He defeated incumbent Republican Lauch Faircloth in...

    ,
    former Senator and Presidential candidate, had a sex tape surface in early 2010. The tape depicts Edwards having sex with his mistress Rielle Hunter
    Rielle Hunter
    Rielle Hunter , August 1, 2008, San Jose Mercury-News. is an American actress and film producer. She is known for having had an affair with and conceiving a child with 2004 Democratic Party vice-presidential nominee John Edwards., August 8, 2008, Chicago Tribune. She is said to be the basis of a...

    , reportedly while Hunter was pregnant with their love child. The tape was discovered by former Edwards aide Andrew Young
    Andrew Young (political operative)
    Andrew Aldridge Young was a key staff member in the John Edwards 2008 presidential campaign. Young came to prominence via a scandal in which he claimed paternity of Rielle Hunter's child born on February 27, 2008. John Edwards had admitted a past affair with Hunter, but denied paternity of the...

     among a box of personal items left at his home by Hunter. On 5 February 2010, Judge Abraham Penn Jones ordered the tape must be turned over to the court as part of a case to determine if hush money paid to Hunter by Edwards' 2008 Presidential Campaign constituted a violation of campaign finance laws.

  • Montana Fishburne
    Montana Fishburne
    Montana Fishburne also known by her stage name Chippy D., is an American pornographic actress. She entered the adult film industry in 2010 at the age of 19....

    had a sex tape released in early August 2010 by the studio Freaky Empire, the gonzo
    Gonzo pornography
    Gonzo pornography is a style of pornographic film that attempts to place the viewer directly into the scene. The name is a reference to gonzo journalism, in which the reporter is part of the event taking place...

     porn film Phattys Rhymes & Dimes 14 features an almost hour-long sex scene between Fishburne and porn actor Brian Pumper
    Brian Pumper
    Brian Pumper is an American pornographic actor, rapper, and director. He began performing in adult films in 2001, and in 2004 won the AVN Award for Best Three-Way Sex Scene, Video for Weapons of Ass Destruction 2. He also won in 2007 for "Best Hardcore Anal" and in 2009 for "Best Interracial Oral"...

    . Fishburne later attempted to block the distribution of the film. Her legal team contacted Pumper, whom she claims leaked the rehearsal footage which was never intended to be released. She performs again in the film Montana Fishburne: An A-List Daughter Makes her XXX Debut, released on August 10, 2010 by Vivid Entertainment
    Vivid Entertainment
    Vivid Entertainment Group is an adult video producer, featuring a catalog of VHS and DVD titles and internet content. In 2006 it was described by Reuters as one of the handful of studios that dominate the U.S. porn industry....

    . The film is over an hour long and features Fishburne in a car, a hotel room and a shopping mall
    Shopping mall
    A shopping mall, shopping centre, shopping arcade, shopping precinct or simply mall is one or more buildings forming a complex of shops representing merchandisers, with interconnecting walkways enabling visitors to easily walk from unit to unit, along with a parking area — a modern, indoor version...

    . Commenting on why she decided to make the film, she said "I view making this movie as an important first step in my career ... I've watched how successful Kim Kardashian
    Kim Kardashian
    Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian is an American socialite, television personality, model, actress and businesswoman. She is known for the E! reality series that she shares with her family—Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and its spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York...

     became and I think a lot of it was due to the release of her sex tape by Vivid." Fishburne says she is in talks with Vivid about signing a multi-picture deal due to the initial commercial success of her debut.

  • Amy Fisher
    Amy Fisher
    Amy Elizabeth Fisher is an American woman who became known as "the Long Island Lolita" by the media in 1992, when, at the age of 17, she shot and severely wounded Mary Jo Buttafuoco, the wife of her lover Joey Buttafuoco...

    ,
    the infamous “Long Island Lolita,” who in 1992, at the age of 17, had shot and seriously injured the wife of her 36 year old lover Joey Buttafuoco
    Joey Buttafuoco
    Joseph A. "Joey" Buttafuoco is an auto body shop owner from the USA, notable for his affair with Amy Fisher , who subsequently shot Joey's wife, Mary Jo Buttafuoco , in the face.-Incident:...

    , in 2007 made a number of sex tapes with her husband Louis Bellera. In late 2007, nude pictures of Fisher appeared on the internet, followed shortly by several of the videos. Subsequently, at the age of 33, Fisher started her own porn site, released a pay-per-view adult film titled Amy Fisher: Caught On Tape, and commenced to tour the United States as a stripper.

  • Katrina Halili
    Katrina Halili
    Katrina Halili is a Filipina actress, commercial model and music producer. She made her screen debut via StarStruck, but did not gain popularity until playing the antagonist roles in Darna, Majika and MariMar and becoming the protagonist in One Night Only, Gagambino and Magdusa...

    's
    "Hayden Camera" controversy leaked in May 2009 which showed videos that reveal sexual encounters between Halili and Dr. Hayden Kho
    Hayden Kho
    Hayden Kho, Jr. is a Filipino former celebrity doctor, Businessman, actor and model. He is currently hosting in the TV show called Paparazzi aired on TV5...

    , distributed over the internet without her consent.

  • Tonya Harding
    Tonya Harding
    Tonya Maxine Harding is an American figure skating champion. In 1991 she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second in the World Championships. She was the second woman, and the first American woman, to complete a triple axel jump in competition...

    and her then husband Jeff Gillooly aka Jeff Stone had a sex tape that was leaked onto the internet and subsequently became so widely available that the couple decided to release it legitimately on their own. It is commercially sold by Penthouse Home Video
    Penthouse (magazine)
    Penthouse, a men's magazine founded by Bob Guccione, combines urban lifestyle articles and softcore pornographic pictorials that, in the 1990s, evolved into hardcore. Penthouse is owned by FriendFinder Network. formerly known as General Media, Inc. whose parent company was Penthouse International...

     as the "Wedding Night" tape, even though the wedding gown was actually a Halloween
    Halloween
    Hallowe'en , also known as Halloween or All Hallows' Eve, is a yearly holiday observed around the world on October 31, the night before All Saints' Day...

     costume.

  • Keeley Hazell
    Keeley Hazell
    Keeley Rebecca M. Hazell is an English former Page 3 Girl and glamour model.-Early life:Hazell was born in Lewisham, grew up in Grove Park, and attended the Ravensbourne School in Bromley...

    , British glamour model had a sex tape made with her ex-boyfriend Lloyd Miller published on the Internet in early January 2007.

  • Paris Hilton
    Paris Hilton
    Paris Whitney Hilton is an American businesswoman, heiress, and socialite. She is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton . Hilton is known for her controversial participation in a sex tape in 2003, and appearance on the television series The Simple Life alongside fellow socialite and childhood...

    and then-boyfriend Rick Salomon
    Rick Salomon
    Richard Allan "Rick" Salomon is a film producer, celebutante, and online gambling website owner known for his relationships with various female celebrities, including E.G. Daily, Shannen Doherty, Paris Hilton, and Pamela Anderson....

     recorded themselves having sex in a hotel room, shot in night vision
    Night vision
    Night vision is the ability to see in low light conditions. Whether by biological or technological means, night vision is made possible by a combination of two approaches: sufficient spectral range, and sufficient intensity range...

    . Hilton initially attempted to stop the distribution of the tape, but she now receives profits from the distribution of the video. This footage, along with additional full-color footage, was released commercially under the title 1 Night in Paris
    1 Night in Paris
    1 Night in Paris is a 2004 pornographic video depicting Paris Hilton and her then-boyfriend Rick Salomon having sexual intercourse in 2001. Not originally intended for release, it was filmed primarily with a single, stationary, tripod-mounted camera using "night vision." However, a handful of...

    .

  • Vietnamese
    Vietnamese people
    The Vietnamese people are an ethnic group originating from present-day northern Vietnam and southern China. They are the majority ethnic group of Vietnam, comprising 86% of the population as of the 1999 census, and are officially known as Kinh to distinguish them from other ethnic groups in Vietnam...

     television star Hoàng Thùy Linh
    Hoàng Thùy Linh
    Hoàng Thùy Linh is a Vietnamese actress, singer. She is well known for her controversial sex tape, for which she has been compared to Paris Hilton.-Early Years:As a former student of Hanoi’s College of Art, she was trained to be an actress...

    lost her job on a TV series after a video of the 19-year-old having sex with her boyfriend was released on the internet.

  • Nazril Irham
    Nazril Irham
    Nazril Irham or more popularly known as Ariel or Ariel Peterpan is an Indonesian rock star. He is the lead singer vocalist of multiplatinum band Peterpan. Irham is the youngest of the three Malay brothers in his family. He has also appeared in advertisements...

    , an Indonesia
    Indonesia
    Indonesia , officially the Republic of Indonesia , is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Indonesia is an archipelago comprising approximately 13,000 islands. It has 33 provinces with over 238 million people, and is the world's fourth most populous country. Indonesia is a republic, with an...

    n pop star known as 'Ariel' was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison in January 2011 for appearing in two sex videos circulating on the internet. TV presenter Luna Maya
    Luna Maya
    Luna Maya Sugeng is an Indonesian soap opera actress, and movie star. She started her career as an advertising and catwalk model.- Life and career :...

     and soap opera
    Soap opera
    A soap opera, sometimes called "soap" for short, is an ongoing, episodic work of dramatic fiction presented in serial format on radio or as television programming. The name soap opera stems from the original dramatic serials broadcast on radio that had soap manufacturers, such as Procter & Gamble,...

     star Cut Tari initially denied being the women in the videos. The videos prompted an outpouring of criticism from conservative Muslims
    Islam in Indonesia
    Islam is the dominant religion in Indonesia, which also has a larger Muslim population than any other country in the world, with approximately 202.9 million identified as Muslim as of 2009....

    . Under a controversial anti-pornography law that came into effect in Indonesia in 2008, defendants can face up to twelve years in prison, even if the court determines they never intended the videos to be leaked to the public. The video could also result in Azrim's prosecution under a law banning adultery
    Adultery
    Adultery is sexual infidelity to one's spouse, and is a form of extramarital sex. It originally referred only to sex between a woman who was married and a person other than her spouse. Even in cases of separation from one's spouse, an extramarital affair is still considered adultery.Adultery is...

    , owing to Cut Tari having been married at the time the time the video was made in 2006.

  • In 2008, a sex tape of Baywatch
    Baywatch
    Baywatch is an American action drama series about the Los Angeles County Lifeguards who patrol the beaches of Los Angeles County, California, starring David Hasselhoff. The show ran in its original title and format from 1989 to 1999, sans the 1990-1991 season, of which it was not in production...

    star Jeremy Jackson
    Jeremy Jackson
    Jeremy Dunn Jackson is an American actor/singer. He is widely known for his role as Hobie Buchannon on the television show Baywatch.-Career:...

    and adult video star Sky Lopez
    Sky Lopez
    Corrie Floris professionally known as Sky Lopez, is a former American pornographic actress and model.Since entering the porn industry in 1999, Lopez has both acted and directed pornographic films, as well as being employed under exclusive contracts with Vivid Entertainment and Shane's World Studios...

    was offered for sale. Jackson claimed that he was physically threatened into giving the tape to men who claimed that they represented Lopez.

  • Ulrika Jonsson
    Ulrika Jonsson
    Eva Ulrika Jonsson is a Swedish television presenter in the UK, who became famous as a TV-am weather presenter and moved on to present Gladiators and became a team captain of the show Shooting Stars.-Early life:...

    won a court order banning footballer Stan Collymore
    Stan Collymore
    Stanley Victor "Stan" Collymore is an English football pundit and former footballer, who played from 1990 until 2001. He held the British transfer record when he moved from Nottingham Forest to Liverpool for £8.5 million in 1995 and was capped three times at senior level by the England...

     from selling an explicit video of the pair having sex.

  • Kim Kardashian
    Kim Kardashian
    Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian is an American socialite, television personality, model, actress and businesswoman. She is known for the E! reality series that she shares with her family—Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and its spin-offs including Kourtney and Kim Take New York...

    confirmed the existence of a sex tape of her made by then-boyfriend Ray J
    Ray J
    William Ray Norwood Jr. , better known by his stage name Ray J, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.-Early life:...

    . She threatened to take legal action to block its planned distribution by Vivid Video. Her sex tape arguably made her a household name when E!
    E!
    E! Entertainment Television is an American basic cable and satellite television network, owned by NBCUniversal. It features entertainment-related programming, reality television, feature films and occasionally series and specials unrelated to the entertainment industry.E! has an audience reach of...

     made her and her family the focus of a reality show called Keeping Up with the Kardashians
    Keeping Up with the Kardashians
    Keeping Up with the Kardashians is an American reality television series that airs on E!. The series premiered in October 2007. It focuses on the personal and professional lives of the members of the Kardashian and Jenner family. There will be a 7th Season to premiere in 2012.As of September 2011,...

    .

  • Jayne Kennedy
    Jayne Kennedy
    Jayne Kennedy is an NAACP Image Award-winning American actress, model and sportscaster.-Miss Ohio USA:...

    ,
    a former sportscaster and blaxploitation
    Blaxploitation
    Blaxploitation or blacksploitation is a film genre which emerged in the United States circa 1970. It is considered an ethnic sub-genre of the general category of exploitation films. Blaxploitation films were originally made specifically for an urban black audience, although the genre's audience...

     actress, had a sex tape stolen and released showing her with former husband Leon Isaac Kennedy.

  • Joan "Joanie" Laurer, better known as Chyna, and fellow professional wrestler Sean Waltman
    Sean Waltman
    Sean Michael Waltman is an American professional wrestler currently signed with WWE in their developmental program. He wrestled there under the ring names 1–2–3 Kid and X-Pac off and on from 1993–2002, World Championship Wrestling under the ring name Syxx, and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling ...

     (aka X-Pac) appeared in a home sex tape sold under the title 1 Night in China
    1 Night in China
    1 Night in China is a pornographic movie featuring wrestling personalities Sean Waltman and Joanie Laurer, which was released by Red Light District Video in 2004...

    .
    The tape was not leaked, but was actually solicited to pornographic film distributors by the duo. In Chyna and Waltman entered into a distribution deal with Red Light District Video
    Red Light District Video
    Red Light District Video is an American pornographic film studio headquartered in Chatsworth, California.-History:The company was founded in 2001 by industry veteran Dion Giarrusso and his half-brother David Joseph, who co-owned the company. Giarrusso had previously worked as general manager of...

     for their home video. Chyna later was cast on the VH1
    VH1
    VH1 or Vh1 is an American cable television network based in New York City. Launched on January 1, 1985 in the old space of Turner Broadcasting's short-lived Cable Music Channel, the original purpose of the channel was to build on the success of MTV by playing music videos, but targeting a slightly...

     reality show The Surreal Life
    The Surreal Life
    The Surreal Life is a reality television series that sets a select group of past-their-prime celebrities and records them as they live together in Glen Campbell's former mansion in the Hollywood Hills for two weeks...

    .

  • Jenna Lewis
    Jenna Lewis
    Jenna Lewis was a contestant on Survivor: Borneo , finishing eighth, and Survivor: All-Stars , finishing third. She later gained further fame for her 2004 sex tape which circulated on the Internet....

    ,
    a contestant on Survivor
    Survivor (TV series)
    Survivor is a reality television game show format produced in many countries throughout the world. In the show, contestants are isolated in the wilderness and compete for cash and other prizes. The show uses a system of progressive elimination, allowing the contestants to vote off other tribe...

    , had her wedding night sex tape released. It features 42 minutes of sex with her husband, model Travis Wolfe, in a Las Vegas, Nevada
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    Las Vegas is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Nevada and is also the county seat of Clark County, Nevada. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city for gambling, shopping, and fine dining. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous...

     hotel room.

  • Rob Lowe
    Rob Lowe
    Robert Hepler "Rob" Lowe is an American actor. Lowe came to prominence after appearing in films such as The Outsiders, Oxford Blues, About Last Night..., St. Elmo's Fire, and Wayne's World. On television, Lowe is known for his role as Sam Seaborn on The West Wing and his role as Senator Robert...

    faced controversy in the 1980s; he taped himself having sex with two young women, one of whom was underage
    Age of consent
    While the phrase age of consent typically does not appear in legal statutes, when used in relation to sexual activity, the age of consent is the minimum age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual acts. The European Union calls it the legal age for sexual...

    .

  • Ophélie-Marie and her boyfriend recorded themselves having sex. A former Playboy Playmate who appeared in the magazine's French edition in 2006, she was also a cast member of a French reality show, Secret Story
    Secret Story 2007 (France)
    Secret Story 2007 was the third edition of the French version of the reality show Big Brother carrying on from the previous similar show, Loft Story. It aired on TF1 and was presented by the same presenter of Loft Story, Benjamin Castaldi...

    ,
    in 2007. This video was tagged "The Real Sextape" because in the past she had promoted a poker website with a fake sextape.

  • A pornographic video tape of Mindy McCready
    Mindy McCready
    Melinda Gayle "Mindy" McCready is an American country music singer. Active since 1996, she has recorded a total of five studio albums. Her debut album, 1996's Ten Thousand Angels, was released on BNA Records and was certified 2× Multi-Platinum by the RIAA, while 1997's If I Don't Stay the...

    and an ex-boyfriend referred to as "Peter" went on sale by Vivid Entertainment
    Vivid Entertainment
    Vivid Entertainment Group is an adult video producer, featuring a catalog of VHS and DVD titles and internet content. In 2006 it was described by Reuters as one of the handful of studios that dominate the U.S. porn industry....

     on April 19, 2010. McCready has claimed the video was stolen from her home three years ago.

  • Olivia Mojica, a contestant on season two of American Idol
    American Idol
    American Idol, titled American Idol: The Search for a Superstar for the first season, is a reality television singing competition created by Simon Fuller and produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment...

    , recorded a sex tape with then boyfriend Adam Roberts in early 2007. It was released by Vivid Video in May of that year under the title "Olivia Mojica: Hardcore Idol".

  • Carolyn Murphy
    Carolyn Murphy
    Carolyn Murphy is an American model and actress.-Biography:Carolyn Murphy was born in Panama City, Florida and grew up mainly in Northwest Florida, with brief periods in England and Maryland, as a result of her parents’ divorce. Her career began when at the age of 16, her mother enrolled her in a...

    's
    ex-husband Jake Schroeder allegedly tried to sell a tape featuring them having sex during their honeymoon
    Honeymoon
    -History:One early reference to a honeymoon is in Deuteronomy 24:5 “When a man is newly wed, he need not go out on a military expedition, nor shall any public duty be imposed on him...

     in 1999 while in Barbados
    Barbados
    Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles. It is in length and as much as in width, amounting to . It is situated in the western area of the North Atlantic and 100 kilometres east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea; therein, it is about east of the islands of Saint...

    . In January 2006, Schroeder was arrested and charged with extortion
    Extortion
    Extortion is a criminal offence which occurs when a person unlawfully obtains either money, property or services from a person, entity, or institution, through coercion. Refraining from doing harm is sometimes euphemistically called protection. Extortion is commonly practiced by organized crime...

     for trying to sell the tape. The video was leaked onto the internet in April 2006.

  • Nicole Narain
    Nicole Narain
    -Career:She was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month in January 2002 and has appeared in numerous Playboy videos.She has appeared in music videos like R.L's song "Got Me a Model", LL Cool J's "Luv You Better", Mario Winans's "I Don't Wanna Know" and Fabolous' "Baby"...

    and Colin Farrell
    Colin Farrell
    Colin James Farrell is an Irish actor, who has appeared in such film as Tigerland, Miami Vice, Minority Report, Phone Booth, The Recruit, Alexander and S.W.A.T....

    have a 13-minute sex tape. Farrell confirmed the existence of the tape and obtained a court order blocking its distribution, copies of the tape appeared on the internet in January 2006, however.

  • Vince Neil
    Vince Neil
    Vincent Neil Wharton is an American vocalist and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.-Early life:Neil was born in Hollywood, California to Odie and Shirley Wharton...

    made a sex tape in 1993 with porn star Janine Lindemulder
    Janine Lindemulder
    Janine Marie Lindemulder , also known as Janine Marie James, is an American exotic dancer and adult film actress, best known for her work in American pornographic films during the mid-1990s and a 2004–2005 comeback...

    and actress/former Penthouse Pet Brandy Ledford
    Brandy Ledford
    Brandy Lee Ledford also known as Jisel is an American actress, model and Penthouse Magazine's 1992 Pet of the Year. She played the role of Doyle in the science fiction TV series Andromeda...

    (who was mosaically
    Pixelization
    Pixelization is a video- and image-editing technique in which an image is blurred by displaying part or all of it at a markedly lower resolution. It is primarily used for censorship...

    -obscured) which was leaked and eventually released by the same company that distributed the by-then infamous sex video made by Pamela Anderson
    Pamela Anderson
    Pamela Denise Anderson is a Canadian-American actress, model, producer, author, activist, and former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch, and V.I.P. She was chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine in February 1990...

     and Tommy Lee
    Tommy Lee
    Thomas Lee Bass , best known as Tommy Lee, is an American musician and founding member of glam metal band Mötley Crüe. As well as being the band's long-term drummer, Lee founded rap-metal band Methods of Mayhem, and has pursued solo musical projects...

    .

  • Noelia
    Noelia
    Noelia Lorenzo Monge , in San Juan, Puerto Rico), mostly known as Noelia, is a Puerto Rican pop singer who rose to fame in 1999. She is the first daughter of Puerto Rican singer Yolandita Monge....

    .
    In June 2007, a sex tape of Puerto Rican singer Noelia and her former boyfriend started circulating on the Internet, which generated plenty of sensational coverage by the media.

  • Carrie Prejean
    Carrie Prejean
    Caroline Michelle "Carrie" Prejean Boller is an American model, author, former Miss California USA 2009 and Miss USA 2009 first runner-up. Prejean received national attention in 2009 when she told a pageant judge that marriage should be between a man and a woman; pageant judge and gossip blogger...

    .
    CNN reported that dethroned beauty queen Prejean settled with Miss California USA officials after it was discovered that a sex tape featuring Prejean had made it into the hands of pageant officials. Prejean appeared alone in the tape, which was described as "too racy" for posting on a celebrity gossip site. Prejean claimed that the video was created, when she was 17, for her then boyfriend.

  • Katie Price and her then-boyfriend Dane Bowers
    Dane Bowers
    Dane Bowers is an English R&B singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer. He was a part of R&B boyband Another Level between 1997 and 2000 when he performed on seven Top 10 singles...

     (from British boyband Another Level) had a sex video stolen from their flat and leaked onto the internet during their two-year relationship between 1998 and 2000. It is well-known for its closing scene, which involves Bowers masturbating Price with his toe.

  • Robert Ritchie, aka Kid Rock
    Kid Rock
    Robert James "Bob" Ritchie , known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and rapper with five Grammy Awards nominations...

    ,
    and Scott Stapp
    Scott Stapp
    Scott Alan Stapp is an American musician and singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Creed, of which he is a founding member. His debut solo album, The Great Divide, was released in 2005. A second album, Between Lust and Love, is currently in production...

    ,
    singer of the band Creed
    Creed (band)
    Creed is an American rock band formed in 1995 in Tallahassee, Florida. Becoming popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s, the band has released three consecutive multi-platinum albums, one of which has been certified diamond, and has sold over 28 million records in the United States, with an...

    , appear in a sex tape from 1999 in which the two have sex with four groupies. California pornography company Red Light District planned to release the tape in 2006, but one of the women involved filed to block it. Ritchie also filed an injunction, called Stapp an "idiot," and blamed him for the tape's leak.

  • Jenni Rivera's sex video was stolen from her house and released onto the internet on October 9, 2008.

  • Jessica Sierra
    Jessica Sierra
    Jessica Ann Sierra is an American singer and was the tenth-place finalist on the fourth season of American Idol. She was the third finalist eliminated, on March 30, 2005...

    ,
    a former contestant on American Idol
    American Idol
    American Idol, titled American Idol: The Search for a Superstar for the first season, is a reality television singing competition created by Simon Fuller and produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment...

    and Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew
    Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew
    Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew is a reality television show airing on the cable network VH1 that chronicles a group of celebrities as they are treated for alcohol and drug addiction by Dr. Drew Pinsky and his staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center in Pasadena, California. The first season premiered...

    ,
    had a sex tape that is scheduled to be released.

  • Gene Simmons
    Gene Simmons
    Gene Simmons is an Israeli-American entrepreneur, singer-songwriter, actor, and rock bassist. Known as "The Demon", he is the bassist/vocalist of Kiss, a hard rock band he co-founded in the early 1970s.-Early life:...

    , despite denials at first he finally admitted it was indeed him in the sex tape that was released via the internet in 2008.

  • Tom Sizemore
    Tom Sizemore
    Thomas Edward "Tom" Sizemore, Jr. is an American film and television actor and producer. He is known for his roles in films such as Saving Private Ryan, Strange Days, Pearl Harbor, Heat and Black Hawk Down....

    , on August 18, 2005, approximately eight hours of sex starring Sizemore was published on the internet. The material has since become available on DVD.

  • Tila Tequila, had a sex tape released by Vivid Entertainment, which depicts her having sex with other women.

  • Abi Titmuss
    Abi Titmuss
    Abi Titmuss, , is a former English nurse turned glamour model, television personality and actress.-Early life:...

    ,
    a British
    British people
    The British are citizens of the United Kingdom, of the Isle of Man, any of the Channel Islands, or of any of the British overseas territories, and their descendants...

     TV personality, appears in a sex tape featuring herself, her ex–TV presenter boyfriend John Leslie
    John Leslie (television presenter)
    John Leslie is a Scottish former television presenter. He has presented BBC One's Blue Peter and ITV's This Morning and the ITV gameshow Wheel of Fortune. He was also the roving reporter for the first series of the UK version of Survivor...

    , and different women.

  • Verne Troyer
    Verne Troyer
    Verne J. Troyer is an American stand-up comedian, actor, stuntman and performer, best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series...

    , best known as Mini-Me
    Mini-Me
    Mini-Me is a character played by Verne Troyer in the second and third Austin Powers movies: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers in Goldmember.-History:...

     from the Austin Powers
    Austin Powers (film series)
    The Austin Powers series is a series of action-comedy films written by and starring Mike Myers as the title character, directed by Jay Roach and distributed by New Line Cinema...

     franchise: On June 25, 2008, a private home videotape was released which showed Troyer and his former live-in girlfriend Ranae Shrider having sex. The video, which had been made during the Easter Week
    Easter Week
    Easter Week is the period of seven days from Easter Sunday through the Saturday following.-Western Church:In the Latin Rite of Roman Catholicism, Anglican and other Western churches, Easter Week is the week beginning with the Christian feast of Easter and ending a week later on Easter Saturday...

    end of 2008 at Raffles L’Ermitage
    Raffles L’Ermitage
    L'Ermitage Beverly Hills is a luxury boutique hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The hotel is housed in what was formerly a condominium complex that was built in the 1970s, and provides standard guestrooms. The hotel consists of 117 guest rooms and suites....

     hotel, was leaked to the public by Shrider to TMZ
    TMZ.com
    TMZ.com is a celebrity news website that debuted on November 8, 2005. It was a collaboration between America Online and Telepictures Productions, a division of Warner Bros., until Time Warner divested AOL in 2009. However, it is still affiliated with AOL News and has the AOL News logo affixed in...

    . Kevin Blatt, the man responsible for brokering the deal for the Paris Hilton
    Paris Hilton
    Paris Whitney Hilton is an American businesswoman, heiress, and socialite. She is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton . Hilton is known for her controversial participation in a sex tape in 2003, and appearance on the television series The Simple Life alongside fellow socialite and childhood...

     sex tape in 2003, attempted to sell the video. Troyer sued TMZ, Blatt, and online rental company SugarDVD
    SugarDVD
    SugarDVD is the largest renter of adult DVDs online. Initially, SugarDVD's services were limited to flat-rate membership-based DVD-by-mail, but since its creation in 2002, the company has developed websites in several different areas of the adult industry. SugarDVD maintains its position in the...

    , for invasion of privacy and copyright infringement. The incident was referenced in the Hedley
    Hedley (band)
    Hedley is a Canadian pop rock band comprising lead singer Jacob Hoggard, Tommy Mac on bass, Dave Rosin on lead guitar and Chris Crippin on drums. The current band retains the original name of Hoggard's pre-Canadian Idol group, although the membership has changed. The band originated in Abbotsford,...

     song "Cha-Ching
    Cha-Ching
    "Cha-Ching" is the first single from Hedley's third studio album. The song entered the Canadian Hot 100 at #34 on the 36th week of 2009 and ended up reaching the top ten peaking at #6...

    ".

  • Severina Vučković
    Severina Vuckovic
    Severina Vučković is a Croatian singer and actress. She is commonly referred to by her stage name Severina.- Music career :Severina's style can be described as pop with various folk and cabaret influences. As a child, she took smaller parts in theatre and opera productions in her native Split...

    ,
    a Croatia
    Croatia
    Croatia , officially the Republic of Croatia , is a unitary democratic parliamentary republic in Europe at the crossroads of the Mitteleuropa, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean. Its capital and largest city is Zagreb. The country is divided into 20 counties and the city of Zagreb. Croatia covers ...

    n pop star known for promoting abstinence, had a tape of her having sex with a married man released on the Internet in 2004. She claimed the video was stolen and sued.

  • Kendra Wilkinson
    Kendra Wilkinson
    Kendra Leigh Baskett , professionally known by her maiden name, is an American television personality and glamour model...

    , from Playboy
    Playboy
    Playboy is an American men's magazine that features photographs of nude women as well as journalism and fiction. It was founded in Chicago in 1953 by Hugh Hefner and his associates, and funded in part by a $1,000 loan from Hefner's mother. The magazine has grown into Playboy Enterprises, Inc., with...

    's The Girls Next Door
    The Girls Next Door
    The Girls Next Door, also known as The Girls of the Playboy Mansion, is an American reality television series broadcast on the E! cable television network...

    , had an unauthorized sex tape released by Vivid on May 2010. She tried to block the release of the movie, but it soon reached the internet. The video was filmed in 2003 when she was 18 and before she had breast implants.