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Why I decided to become a gay porn star in my late 40s

Rocco Steele talks exclusively to us about why he got into gay porn, his insecurities and new business plans

Why I decided to become a gay porn star in my late 40s
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Forging a successful post-gay porn career is not easy. Although many adult entertainment stars – gay and straight – have attempted to find success in the mainstream entertainment industry, most have found that their past has led to doors being shut in their faces.

One man who is now exploring other entrepreneurial avenues is Rocco Steele. Then again, the New York-based Steele has a career history quite unlike other porn performers.

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Steele spent the best part of two decades working in corporate America. However, desiring a complete change, in 2014 – in his late-40s – he branched out into adult entertainment.

With experience in the retail sector, he says the motivating factor was to save money to help him launch his own brand of underwear: 10seven.

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Gay Star News caught up with him when he made a visit to London recently for the Prowler Porn Awards to ask him about his views on the industry, body image, mental health and, of course, sex:


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