Why Do People Make Sex Tapes?
Lights! Camera! Orgasm! More and more people can’t resist the lure of starring in their own porn video. Why do people make sex tapes? Are you really ready for your close-up?
Next to posing pantless on a bed heaped with oversized stuffed toys, Rielle Hunter’s second-most bizarre move may have been forgetting her sex tape.
The tape, reportedly filmed by Ms. Hunter, then about five months pregnant, features Senator John Edwards performing oral sex.
The now infamous tape – and several copies of it – are at the centre of an invasion of privacy lawsuit between Ms. Hunter and Mr. Edward’s archrival and former aide Andrew Young. He’s claiming Ms. Hunter left the salacious evidence at his house and never asked for it back.
The case of yet another mortifying sex tape on the loose bears testament to the growing popularity of homemade porn. As videos become easier to shoot, they’re also frighteningly easy to disseminate. Yet for many, the idea is irresistible. Read more