August Ames contacted her good buddy shortly earlier than taking her personal life to provide her recommendation on dealing with melancholy.
Keisha Gray, who like August works in porn, shared a screengrab of their temporary message dialog days after her buddy’s lifeless physique was present in a park.
The reason for August’s demise was confirmed as asphyxiation resulting from hanging after associates revealed she had been affected by melancholy.
August – actual title Mercedes Grabowski – had chatted over message to Keisha in November, a month earlier than she dedicated suicide.
Within the candy messages, August revealed she’d had expertise of feeling down and informed her buddy she was there for her.
“Hey I hope you are doing nicely!” the 23-year-old star messaged her buddy simply after midnight on November eight.
“I have been depressed and it looks as if ppl are being d***ks and I simply wished to let which you could speak to me should you ever need to.”
Keisha had replied minutes later, telling August: “That was so candy thanks.”
Keisha additionally shared a snap of the 2 friends smiling into the digital camera.
“Reast simple August Ames thanks for being there for me throughout that tough time,” she captioned it.
August’s associates, household, colleagues and co-stars have been left reeling by her surprising demise final Tuesday (December 5).
She had been the topic of cyber bullying simply hours earlier than taking her personal life, after tweeting that she’d refused to participate in a porn scene that concerned her having intercourse with a male performer who additionally slept with males.
August was branded a “homophobe” on Twitter due to her resolution, and was compelled to defend herself by telling critics she herself was bisexual.
However she made no point out of the nasty feedback – together with one instructing her to “swallow a cyanide tablet” – within the suicide observe she left in her automotive.
The observe reportedly contained an apology to her household however nothing concerning the tweets.
An investigation by the Ventura County Medical Examiner discovered no hint of medicine or alcohol on the scene or in August’s automotive, though toxicology checks are nonetheless ongoing.