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Glamorous ex-prison guard who won an award for being Australia’s best porn star 

Glamorous ex-prison guard and self-confessed ‘sci-fi nerd’, 39, is crowned Australia’s best porn actress as she reveals the sad reason why she joined the industry 11 years ago

  • Isabelle Deltore was one of the winners at the Australian Adult Industry Awards
  • Eleven years ago she was being catcalled by inmates and other prison guards 
  • Decided that she might as well get paid to be objectified and started stripping
  • Ms Deltore, 39, fell in love with it and is one of the biggest names in porn

Pictured: Isabelle Deltore, who is the only Australian to win Miss Nude World twice

A glamorous ex-prison guard and ‘sci-fi nerd’ with a passion for ferrets has been crowned Australia’s best porn actress at the adult industry’s equivalent of the Logie Awards.

Isabelle Deltore was one of the big winners at the glittery Australian Adult Industry Awards at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sydney on Thursday.

Top names in the nation’s X-rated scene gathered to watch the diamond-shaped crystal trophies handed out to best entertainers, filmmakers and venue owners in categories including the best escort, best pageant and best MILF.

The 39-year-old Melburnian, who has been named Miss Nude World twice, delved into porn 11 years ago after quitting her job as an officer at a high security jail.

At 29, she was sick of being catcalled by inmates and her colleagues but decided that if she was going to be objectified, she might as well get paid for it. 

Ms Deltore decided to be a ‘secret stripper’ to earn some money on the side while she looked for another job, but quickly realised she had found her calling.

Isabelle Deltore worked for years as a prison guard before she took up stripping while deciding on a new career path, and fell in love with it

Isabelle Deltore worked for years as a prison guard before she took up stripping while deciding on a new career path, and fell in love with it

Ms Deltore says she is just like any other sole trader. She pays her taxes, buys property and leads a 'normal life'

Ms Deltore says she is just like any other sole trader. She pays her taxes, buys property and leads a ‘normal life’

‘I made in one night what I would make in two weeks working at the maximum security facility and I sent them an email at 4am saying, “See you later, bye”,’ Ms Deltore preciously told Daily Mail Australia. 

At the prison, she would complain when someone made a sexual comment about her, but men who catcalled her or made inappropriate comments when she stripped were thrown out on the spot. 

‘That doesn’t happen in normal workplaces,’ she said. 

‘If your boss sexually harasses you, you have to tolerate it. But in this industry, it’s not tolerated.’ 

Eventually she moved into international X-rated films and started her popular OnlyFans account.

Ms Deltore loves her job because she has the power to choose who she works with and the acts she performs on set. 

Isabelle wowed audiences in 2018 with one routine that involved a 2m fibreglass horse on a spinning disc for a cowgirl performance

Isabelle wowed audiences in 2018 with one routine that involved a 2m fibreglass horse on a spinning disc for a cowgirl performance

Isabelle spent four to six hours, five days a week, practicing her routines, and worked with four different choreographers to prepare for the competition in 2018

Isabelle spent four to six hours, five days a week, practicing her routines, and worked with four different choreographers to prepare for the competition in 2018

Isabelle Deltore pictured second right, after taking the crown) began competing in showgirl competitions

Isabelle Deltore pictured second right, after taking the crown) began competing in showgirl competitions

‘I have had a situation where I was asked to film a certain thing and I said, “No. I am not a pretzel, this is physically impossible,” and gave them 15 seconds to change their plans,’ she said, according to the Herald Sun.

The entertainer also said she is no different to any other sole trader and pays her taxes, buys properties and has a steady income.

‘I have a very normal life,’ she said. 

‘I have no drug dependency or alcohol addiction, I’ve got a normal relationship with a normal person. I’m really boring at home!

‘I just wanted to be good at something, and I happened to be good at this.’

She believes the awards night has helped demystify and unify the adult industry.

Isabelle Deltore found a safe place in the stripping world, where men who catcalled her or made inappropriate comments were thrown out on the spot

Isabelle Deltore found a safe place in the stripping world, where men who catcalled her or made inappropriate comments were thrown out on the spot

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk