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Belle Knox, Openly "Porn Star" Freshman College

There are 60 percent of university students in United States take student loans annually and their graduation's gifts, is debt. Belle Knox is 18 years old student at Duke University and chooses to work in porn industry to help her pay tuition, which is $60,000 a year. She recently got an email from a man in Colorado:

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Earlier in your story you mention due to high cost of Duke [University] and not wanting to end up with huge amount of loans, and also having no special training for other types of jobs, you decided to get into porn. In a way you are hinting and making the case for you not having a choice and I mean economical choice.In other words, if you had other socially acceptable skills to market, most probably you would have done other things and not getting into porn.Lack of economic choice in the first place makes other choices that follow hard to accept as free will choices, due to necessities.
A desperate exchange in the labor market is one motivated by poverty -- by necessity -- the steal-to-feed-your-family analogy. Yes, of course I do porn for money. It's a job, not a summer retreat. Why else do we labor at things if not to see a profit? The entire purpose of labor in the economic market is to yield some result -- whether it be money, goods, etc.

She has been appearing on media and talking about working part-time in the 'non-respectable' industry and as a university student. She receives thank you notes from former sex worker or current sex worker because she empowers women and her appearance is her defence against how people see her situation. Her appearance causes negative perception from people who think that she promotes pornography lifestyle. Threats from classmates doesn't seem bring her down and make her stop doing what she's doing.

Women who work as porn stars averagely earn $40,000 until $50,000 a year, even more if they are famous. Knox get paid up to $5,000 a night for dancing at strip club such as Hell's Kitchen. Knox's lawyer, Terence Camp, said that she could pay her entire semester at Duke, roughly $29,000, from her adult industry cash.

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