Adult film star James Deen is known for his non-stereotypical physical stature and fearless, outspoken personality with fans of pornographic films but he is not a well known name with mainstream fans. However, his popularity with the mainstream fans and social media entertainment observers received a significant boost recently when it was announced that he would be participating in the L.A. AIDS Walk that will take place on October 12.
The actor released a statement that as a member of the Adult Performer Advocacy Committee he was pleased and encouraged to help establish the lines between entertainment and education with regards to adult film but he is more focused on this occasion with doing some good for humanity as people work to find a cure of the disease.
His thoughtful statement led many fans to visit his blog and social media Twitter page and has increased interest in his movies from fans who prior to his joining the L.A. AIDS Walk were not aware of his successful career as an adult film star nor how closely he resembled the average man on the street.
Some social media observers have noted how part of his appeal which is significant in the adult film world and growing is the fact that unlike most of the male lead stars who look like Greek Adonis' he is a man of average height and weight at 1.70 m (5 foot 7 inches) and 68 kg (150 lbs). His physical size and success as a leading man in adult films has made him someone that many men get confidence from because the find themselves able to look at themselves and believe that it is possible for them to talk to and date beautiful women.
James Deen small act to help out an important cause, the raising of funds for AIDS research has helped his popularity grow both with adult film fans and mainstream fans and will likely result in new fans for his projects in the future.