For many of the women, including some who spoke to NBC 7 Investigates, their experience ended with thoughts of suicide, humiliation, and isolation from family and friends. NBC 7 Investigates spoke to six women who are not plaintiffs in the case, all shared identical stories to what was laid out in the lawsuit. The women said a month or so after the shoots, the videos were posted on the Girls Do Porn website, as well as popular adult websites such as PornHub, the fourth most-visited website behind Wikipedia, Netflix, and Microsoft. These are serious problems. People were sending me gifs of myself, and I just kind of went into hiding. An attorney for the company rejected the allegations, telling NBC 7 Investigates the women knew what they were signing up for ahead of time.
Lilyanna. Age: 20.
Women who spoke with NBC 7 said as soon as the videos were posted online, their family, classmates, high school friends, church members, and college deans received text messages and spam emails with links to their videos and gifs of them having sex.
Freya. Age: 32.
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Before the video shoot started, the women said they were given a contract to sign with only minutes to review it ahead of time. And it's not that big of a deal. A plaintiff in the case alleges she also communicated with the men while she was a minor, filming one day after her 18th birthday. In a court declaration , one such reference girl Amber Clark said she and others were paid to lie to the young women.