Adult Film Star Jessica Jaymes Dead At 43 — What We Know

Rest in peace, Jessica Jaymes.

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Adult film stars have nothing if not tragic lives. While the men fare far better than the women do, there are still many, many things that adult film stars go through that other performers do not, and that includes dying at an impossibly young age. At just 43 years old, people are wondering, how did Jessica Jaymes die?

Let's look at what we know about this unfortunate tragedy.


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1. She was found dead in her home. 

According to The Blast, Jessica Jaymes was found dead in her home in the San Fernando Valley, in California. Law enforcement was called to the house because her friends hadn't heard from her in a while. 

2. Jessica Jaymes was found surrounded by prescription pills.

"Jaymes has a history of seizures and prescription drugs were found in her home," reported Metro, who added that the coroner is classifying the cause of death as "natural," but her death is still under investigation. 

3. She had an extensive resume in the adult film world. 

According to Fox News, before Jessica Jaymes became the first adult film star to get inducted into the AVN (Adult Video News) Hall of Fame, she was an elementary school teacher. 


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4. Jessica Jaymes was born Jessica Redding. 

"Jaymes, whose real name is Jessica Michael Redding, began her career in the adult entertainment industry back in 2002 and quickly rose to fame. Along with the sex industry, she carved out a well-known name for herself in mainstream media, making appearances on "Weeds," "VH1's Celebrity Rehab Sober House" and even, "The Howard Stern Show," reported Yahoo.

5. She had a history of seizures. 

According to Canoe, Jessica Jaymes was someone who suffered from seizures throughout her life. Whether those seizures contributed to her death remains to be seen, as the coroner's report has still not yet been filed. 


6. Jessica Jaymes's cause of death is not yet known. 

Because the investigation into Jessica Jaymes' death is still pending, her official cause of death is not yet known. 

Our thoughts are with Jessica Jaymes and her family during this difficult time. 

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