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Adult entertainer Cherry Dana launches a ‘new Facebook’ for porn stars, strippers and escorts

Adult entertainer Cherry Dana launches a website for porn stars, strippers and escorts in a bid to create a ‘safe space’ for those working in the industry

  • Model created website to address stigmas with adult entertainment industry 
  • OnlyFan star Cherry Dana launched CherryDTV to educate and create safe space
  • Created platform to also curb the shadow-banning of adult entertainers online

Bikini model Cherry Dana has created a new website in a bid to normalise sex and address stigmas associated with the adult entertainment industry. 

The 34-year-old OnlyFans and social media star launched CherryDTV to share her experiences with women and men who are involved or interested in the adult entertainment industry. 

‘The website is about educating society in the procedures and boundaries in the industry and showing our side of what happens and the emotional and mental toll it can take,’ Dana told Daily Mail Australia. 

Bikini model Cherry Dana (pictured) has created a new website to address stigmas associated with the adult entertainment industry

The OnlyFans star (pictured) created Cherrydtv to share her experiences to women and men who are involved or interested in the adult entertainment industry

The OnlyFans star (pictured) created Cherrydtv to share her experiences to women and men who are involved or interested in the adult entertainment industry 

‘You’d be shocked but you develop a thick skin working for yourself in the industry as you become a counsellor to listen to people, and even a cleaner when drinks are spilt.’ 

The professional dancer revealed the website would be a safe place for people to share their opinions, thoughts and any questions they had about sex and the entertainment industry. 

‘A lot of my social media following are men and I’ve found they are interested in knowing how to use dating apps, how to book an escort and understand the boundaries that come along with that,’ she said. 

Dana, who has nearly one million followers on Instagram alone, said she wanted to educate others about the different ‘genres’ in the industry – porn stars, strippers, escorts. 

The professional dancer revealed the website would be a safe place for questions about sex and the entertainment industry

The professional dancer revealed the website would be a safe place for questions about sex and the entertainment industry 

Dana (pictured) said she wanted to educate others about the different genres in the industry

Dana (pictured) said she wanted to educate others about the different genres in the industry

Dana's website has a large focus on mental health for people entering the adult entertainment industry

Dana’s website has a large focus on mental health for people entering the adult entertainment industry 

‘We started interviewing professionals in all niches and asked them why the entered the industry as the experience has a ripple effect into your personal life, so I wanted to cover all bases of the job.’ 

The website also focuses on ‘Are you OK babe?’ – a campaign to raise awareness about the mental health of professionals working in the industry. 

‘During the pandemic, the industry took a hit and there was no support for entertainers as its even hard to find a non-judgmental therapist to listen,’ she said.  

Dana (pictured) said creating her own platform was to also curb the shadow-banning she personally receives on Instagram

Dana (pictured) said creating her own platform was to also curb the shadow-banning she personally receives on Instagram

The model said she wanted the website to be a ‘safe place’ for people ‘misunderstood by society’ to share their thoughts and experiences. 

‘For industry and non-industry people we can’t shy away from issues like anxiety and depression and we need to encourage people to communicate more often and more effectively,’ Dana said.   

She said the biggest taboo she wanted to crush from the launch of CherryDTV was that ‘money can’t buy everything.’ 

‘We asked a lot of escorts and strippers what boundaries they had at work and with clients,’ she said. 

‘For example, if a stripper is in a club you can’t just pay for her to sleep with you. 

‘The same goes for escorts as a lot of them have fetishes they won’t do which money can’t buy.’   

In future, Dana wants the website to become a ‘new Facebook’ as a lot of influencers in the adult entertainment industry are shadow-banned or removed from social media platforms. 

Cherry Dana (pictured) said 'how to last longer in bed' and 'etiquette when hiring an escort' were the most popular blogs on her new website

Cherry Dana (pictured) said ‘how to last longer in bed’ and ‘etiquette when hiring an escort’ were the most popular blogs on her new website 

‘I want people to share their content but not nude photos and chat and support each other without having to sensor the words ‘sex’ or ‘vagina’ or ‘link in my bio’,’ she said. 

Dana said creating her own platform was to also curb the shadow-banning she personally receives on Instagram – as she loses 1,000 followers each time she posts. 

‘I’ve lost 70,000 followers since last year, my story views don’t go up and I can’t promote my work,’ she said.  

Dana revealed the most popular blogs over the past few weeks on the website have been ‘how to last longer in bed’ and ‘etiquette when hiring an escort.’  

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