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Ron Jeremy’s rape accusers speak out for the first time in BBC documentary

The women who accused former ‘King of Porn’ Ron Jeremy of rape and sexual assault have spoken out for the time revealing horrific details of their alleged attacks.  

Jeremy, 68, who has been dubbed one of the world’s most famous male porn stars, is awaiting trial for more than 30 sexual assault charges which date back as far as 1996. If convicted, he could face up to 330 years in jail.

Now speaking publicly for the first time since his arrest, his accusers have revealed how he was known as a ‘groper’ and would take dozens of women to the bathroom of the celeb-loved Rainbow Room in LA.

Speaking in BBC documentary: Ron Jeremy: Fall of a Porn Icon, Alexis Miller, a former adult film star, reveals how she’s known Jeremy for years.

The women who accused former ‘King of Porn’ Ron Jeremy (pictured)  of rape and sexual assault have spoken out for the time revealing horrific details of their alleged attacks.

She tells how the pair first met when they starred in a porn film together, but years later he attacked her -leading her to ‘gaslight herself’ to say it was okay and not rape.

It was only when fellow porn actress Ginger Banks came forward with allegations against Jeremy that she realised it was rape, she alleges.

‘Without Ginger there would be so many silent victims,’ Alexis tells the BBC in Ron Jeremy: Fall of a Porn Icon.   

‘The night that the attack occurred I was walking towards the front of the restaurant [The Rainbow Room] and in walks my old friend Ron Jeremy’.

She explained how Jeremy said he was going to show her the kitchen, but instead lead her to the bathroom.   

‘There was one door left and that door was the door to the bathroom. He then proceeded to pull his pants down and push my head down at the same time. I froze.’

Speaking in the documentary is Alexis Miller, a former adult film star, reveals how she's known Jeremy for years.

Speaking in the documentary is Alexis Miller, a former adult film star, reveals how she’s known Jeremy for years.

The allegations against Ron Jeremy first came out in 2016 when adult actress Ginger Banks (pictured)  released a YouTube video containing allegations from multiple women against Jeremy.

The allegations against Ron Jeremy first came out in 2016 when adult actress Ginger Banks (pictured)  released a YouTube video containing allegations from multiple women against Jeremy.

She added she was physically and mentally sore from the attack in the following days, but added: ‘At that point I was just a 20-something porn star, who would give a s**t?’.

‘In the days after the attack, physically I was sore. Psychologically I gaslighted myself. At that point I was just a 20-something porn star. Who would give a f**k?’.

The allegations against Ron Jeremy first came out in 2016 when adult actress Ginger Banks released a YouTube video containing allegations from multiple women against Jeremy.

 Ginger claims that she was groped by the veteran actor at the AVN (Adault Video News) in 2016, and learned of other similar allegations against him from other woman since the alleged assault.

Also speaking in the documentary was Tana Lee, who said she was raped by Jeremy in 2015 before she became a porn star.

Also speaking in the documentary was Tana Lee, who said she was raped by Jeremy in 2015 before she became a porn star.

Another accuser who spoke to documentary makers is Kat Black, who says she was attacked by Jeremy when he grabbed her hand and put it on his genitals.

Another accuser who spoke to documentary makers is Kat Black, who says she was attacked by Jeremy when he grabbed her hand and put it on his genitals.

She says that while taking a picture with Jeremy, he would violate women with his finger, grab them, put his mouth on their chest or bend them over.

Speaking about other experiences she has been told about by women, Jeremy would allegedly also bend women over on pornographic sets and ‘just penetrate them.’

When she told her friends about it and they said ‘that’s just what he does’.

‘I thought this was kind of strange so I started looking around online,’ she explained.

Porn star Ron Jeremy has been indicted on 30 charges for the alleged sexual assault and forcible rape of 21 women and girls, some as young as 15 years old

Porn star Ron Jeremy has been indicted on 30 charges for the alleged sexual assault and forcible rape of 21 women and girls, some as young as 15 years old

Ron Jeremy: the porn star who went mainstream before sex charges tanked his career 

Ron Jeremy, also known by his nickname ‘The Hedgehog,’ was born to a middle-class Jewish family in Queens, New York in 1953, according to his memoir Ron Jeremy: The Hardest (Working) Man in Showbiz.

He graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo High School where he performed in theatrical productions including the musical Oklahoma, according to Village Voice.

According to his IMDB biography, Jeremy earned a masters degree from Queens College and became a special education teacher in the New York City area. 

He eventually left teaching to pursue becoming an actor on Broadway, and in 1978 had first brush with pornography when a girlfriend sent his photo to Playgirl magazine for appearance in its ‘Boy Next Door’ pages.

Jeremy has since been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for ‘Most Appearances in Adult Films’ and won several adult film acting awards.

He has been listed as having 2,542 performance credits in the Internet Adult Film Database. He has directed an additional 296 adult films.

Jeremy, who was active as a porn star from 1979 until 2018, has also acted in a number of mainstream films and television series, including appearances in Ghostbusters and The Boondock Saints.

He has also competed on Wheel of Fortune and appeared in a segment of The Chappelle Show, and numerous music videos for artists including Kid Rock, Moby, Guns & Roses and Sublime.

Jeremy has also had several business endeavors including opening a swingers nightclub in Portland, Oregon which closed in 2015. 

”I found tons of images of him touching women in public and it wasn’t clear how they felt about it.

But after she released her video, more than 50 women came forward with accusations against the actor.

Also speaking in the documentary was Tana Lee, who  said she was raped by Jeremy in 2015 before she became a porn star.

She explained how she had gone to a house to take part in a radio show where Jeremy was. There, she claims he attacked her by pulling her trousers down as someone else filmed them.

Another accuser who spoke to documentary makers is Kat Black, who says she was attacked by Jeremy when he grabbed her hand and put it on his genitals.

‘I did not register my experience with Ron Jeremy as trauma maybe because I’ve had so much in my life I don’t see things that way. But it was violative, 100 per cent,’ she explained. 

Also in the show was a defender of Jeremy  – his ‘best friend’ and producer Jim Powers who claimed that many of his accusers were ‘trying to get a pay out’.  

‘I’ve been with Ron Jeremy at some these places. I’ve seen people coming up to him left and right, you know women hitting on him.

‘When I think about the women who are making these allegations, I do think you have a good chunk of them are probably just in it for trying to get a payoff.

‘In some of these cases, I just think people felt guilty about what they did afterwards and he’s taking the blame for it.’ 

Jeremy has been indicted on 30 charges for the alleged sexual assault and forcible rape of 21 women and girls, some as young as 15.

Prosecutors allege Jeremy – born Ronald Jeremy Hyatt – restrained some of the women and raped or sodomized them – and had sex with others who were sleeping or unconscious.

Jeremy pleaded not guilty to charges including 12 counts of forcible rape, seven counts of forcible oral copulation and six counts of sexual battery by restraint

He has been held on a $6.6 million bail at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles County since his arrest in June 2020. 

Jeremy was also charged with four counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object and two counts of sexual penetration of an unconscious or asleep person.

Further charges included one count each of lewd act upon a child under the age of 14 or 15, sodomy by use of force and assault with intent to commit rape. 

Ron Jeremy: Fall of a Porn Icon is available on BBC iPlayer 

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