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A Former Law Student Finds Salvation For Self-Doubt In The Adult Industry

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English actress Ella Hughes used to study for a law degree but she was crumbling under the weight of serious self-doubt and body issues. Now, she has revealed how a switch to the adult entertainment industry has boosted her self-esteem and made her happier than she’s ever been, with her new calling even landing her an appearance on Game Of Thrones.

This is my reluctant morning face ☀️☁️

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The 22-year-old from Southampton features in BBC Three’s new documentary series Sex Map of Britain where she reveals how carving out a career in which she performs on camera, sells racy lingerie and does stripteases on webcam has benefited her greatly.

Prior to this, Hughes was studying for a law degree and modeled in magazines for men but has put her postponed her education indefinitely.

She detailed her transition in the episode called A Career in Porn:

“I hated the sound of my own voice and never thought I was pretty enough. I struggled a lot with weight issues. I never thought in a million years I would be capable of doing something like this.”

Since taking a leap into the adult entertainment industry, however, Ella has amassed a huge following of 200,000 on her social media profiles Twitter and Instagram page and her R-Rated profession even landed her a role on season six of Game Of Thrones where she appeared as a prostitute.

While hasn’t completely given up her studies, Hughes said she has put her ambitions for a career in the law on hold for now:

“I’m halfway through that, I have postponed that for now. I did a stint doing lads’ mags, then it kind of progressed from one into the other.”

“People constantly ask me why I chose a life of porn over law – a degree doesn’t secure a future, you secure your own future by working hard and finding a career path that works for you …or some other similar motivational shit,” she wrote on her Instagram page.

Shining bright ✨

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Despite being labelled as a “w****, a s*** or a prostitute” and as someone “riddled with STIs,” the Sotonian remains unfazed by such comments:

“I almost kind of don’t care, because my love for my job kind of outweighs them, it conquers all. At the end of the day I am a businesswoman, I am my own company and if that’s not power to women then what is?”

Unilad writes how while some may question her chosen profession, it gives a “different look into the adult entertainment industry” and “an alternative opinion” from the Netflix documentary Hot Girls Wanted which was produced by Parks and Recreation actress Rashida Jones.

Sex Map of Britain: A Career in Porn is on BBC Three iPlayer now.
Source: unilad

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