Talk Bethenny // 04.3.14 // 10 Comments

Why Duke Porn Star Belle Knox Got Into Porn

Is the high price of higher education pushing young people into porn?

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Karen
115 days ago

I was watching the story about the Duke student doing porn and people were asking Why she was going to Duke if money was an issue. What I want to say is.. WHY SHOULDN'T SHE GO TO DUKE?!?!? If she is willing to do what she has to do in order to get a high end education then why shouldn't she?? We in society tend to fuss about people NOT doing in order to provide for themself or their family but then when some one does and we don't agree with what they are doing we take issue with it. COME ON PEOPLE... just be glad that she is trying to prepare for a future and what she is doing isn't hurting anyone else. She isn't selling drugs, she isn't forcing ANYONE to watch, and she isn't telling anyone how to live their life. Maybe if we all would spend more time worrying about what we are doing and spending a little more time reaching out to help others, Our society wouldn't be as screwed up as it is now.

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m
117 days ago

Every one is talking loans. I can't believe that no one addressed the issue of scholarships. Clearly, if this girl is smart enough to get into Duke she has the ability to have applied for academic scholarships. My daughter received a full ride academic scholarship from every college that she applied to. She got into Duke and also made it to the finals for the Benjamin Nicholas Duke Scholarship which offered full payment of tuition, housing, and study abroad. Debt is real and my daughter didn't want to be in debt after college either but her plan was to go after, apply for all big name academic scholarships for the top schools. She was awarded over 500,000 in scholarship money. This is so sad to me. Nothing, neither debt or education, is worth selling your, body, integrity, and soul all of which should be valued at priceless.

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Kayleen
117 days ago

I cannot believe all the outrage on this young lady. It is not like she is the FIRST lady to ever be in a porn movie. It is none of anyone's business why she wanted to go to college at DUKE. I look up to her in making money and doing what she enjoys. SEX does sell that is for sure. There is worse things going on in the world than this. The people that is against this is jealous of her.

I want to say I am a mom that put my daughter thru college of 4 years. It is sooo SAD that young people cannot get help for college unless they are minority, have parents with lower income OR HAVE A CHILD. I have a problem with this. My daughter could not get help for college cause her parents made to much money. If she had a child she would have gotten a pal grant. Come on people what is wrong with picture.

This show sure does have a lot of segments about sex and sex talk.

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Lauren
118 days ago

I find it interesting that this young woman is claiming this is a feminist issue.... She's young, she doesn't realize that women have truly struggled to gain equality and respect in the workplace and didn't necessarily do this with their legs spread open! We still don't have equal pay for equal jobs... but I'm fairly sure that this is not going to gain any respect for her in the workplace. Both men AND women in upper management sure will chuckle at her resume but not respect it(of course, they'll google for photos immediately)but I doubt she'll get a 2nd interview. I'm glad that my daughters/son pushed hard to secure really great jobs after college.

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Margot L.
118 days ago

I think the most upsetting part about watching this segment for me today, as a woman, was that everyone criticized your (Belle's) choice of school. If we aren't going to place judgement on education (which I do not, as a 24 yr old who has a GED instead of a HS Diploma for personal reasons and no "college degree" but a wonderful passion for hospitality and is building her career. I think that Duke is really a true testament that this young girl has always had a great work ethic, or else she would not have been able to get into Duke. That isn't an option for everyone. At 18, we all know we have EVERYTHING still to learn in life but I'm rooting for ya, girl. Stay safe and you seem to be very comfortable, confident and happy. Mazel !

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Dinah S.
118 days ago

I wish her well at Duke's! As the RugRatz say, "a babys got to do, what a babys got to do". She didn't strap her parents down with debt & debt won't hold her down in the future. This woman will be fine. Kudo's to her.

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Dinah S.
118 days ago

I wish her well at Duke's! As the RugRatz say, "a babys got to do, what a babys got to do". She didn't strap her parents down with debt & debt won't hold her down in the future. This woman will be fine. Kudo's to her.

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Holly
118 days ago

The sad part is all of those haters have probably watched porn sometime in their life. Obviously people are watching it, and someone has to make it. To each their own.

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FireNsideMe
118 days ago

As someone who is almost $90k in debt with student loans (undergrad & grad) I understand why she decided to do this. I respect the hustle all in the pursuit of education. If I had the body to do it I probably would have too. I pray that the money does not make her loose sight of her educational goals. Be safe young lady:-)

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Jennifer
118 days ago

The "Duke Porn Star"... Did anyone notice that in her pics it appears that she is a "cutter" The top of her thighs are badly scared with what appears to be for cutting. I have seen this many times before and am quite certain that is what this is. I am all for living the life you choose and doing what you want to do (I was an exotic dancer for 15 years) but if this is what she is doing, she needs help...NOW!

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