Before we begin, let's make one thing clear: sex tapes are A-OK , as long as they're made between consenting adults. If the idea excites you, getting it on in front of the camera can even be an exhilarating way to spice things up in the bedroom. Unfortunately, sex tapes sometimes fall into the wrong hands—and that's especially true with celebrity sex tapes. Ahead, we've rounded up the most famous celebrity sex tapes of all time and no, we won't be linking to any of them. You can't write—or even think—about celebrity sex tapes without bringing up Kim K and Ray J. Back when they were a couple in , the pair took a trip to Cabo for Kim's 23rd birthday and filmed their sexcapades at the hotel. The product of that trip is "Kim Kardashian, Superstar," a minute film that became available to the public via Vivid Entertainment in
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Being in the celebrity spotlight may seem like a desirable life. However, celebrities are often under a microscope for everything that they do. In this case, videos that they thought would never be seen by the public were leaked or sold to outlets. For some, it meant that their lives were turned upside down. And for others, they made some profits off of it and were able to move on with their lives. They filmed the video themselves with a handheld camcorder. Kim initially tried to sue the company to prevent the tape from being released.
1. Kim Kardashian and Ray J
Abraham initially denied the rumors, later admitting she was behind the whole thing, which said she made to immortalize her young figure. Colin Farrell made a sex tape with Playboy Playmate Nicole Narain in , and, two years later, the footage leaked for the world to see. Narain had allegedly struck a seven-figure deal with Internet Commerce Group ICG to release what Farrell claimed was intended only for their eyes only. He sued Narain for attempting to sell the footage , and they reached a settlement in Farrell has said he thinks he was high at the time the tape was made. Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee had no idea a video they made together of … marital bliss while on their honeymoon would one day become the watershed moment for celebrity sex tapes. Anderson has since revealed that she and Lee never made a penny off of the video.
A celebrity sex tape is typically an amateur pornographic video recording involving one or more famous people which has, intentionally or unintentionally, been made available publicly. Such videos have often been released without the consent of their subjects and have damaged celebrities' careers. In , for example, a sex tape caused significant damage to Rob Lowe 's career. The surfacing of sex tapes has become so common that some are "leaked" as a marketing tool to advance or establish a media career. 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 , 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 cameras. The following is an alphabetical list by surname of individuals known to have their sexual acts recorded and distributed:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with List of mainstream actors who have appeared in pornographic films. The New York Times.