Pornhub ‘stops’ selling porn products after sexual harassment claims

Pornhub is “stopping” sales of porn products that were previously available on the site.

The site was founded in 2011 by two former BuzzFeed employees, who said they received death threats after being critical of the site’s handling of allegations of sexual harassment by its stars.

Pornhub was one of several websites that launched last week to counter accusations of sexual misconduct by its hosts, and many of those sites were shuttered by the sites parent company last month after the company was accused of using its platforms to harass female employees.

“We’ve taken the unprecedented step of removing porn from Pornhub,” Pornhub CEO Steve Huffman wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.

“Pornhub is committed to creating a safe and respectful work environment.

We’ve reached out to all of our employees and partners and are in the process of working with them to address their concerns.”

The removal of Pornhub products comes after a number of prominent female porn stars have spoken out about the abuse they experienced at the hands of their hosts.

In a lengthy statement, actress and porn star Kaya Scodelario said in March that the harassment she experienced by former co-host Lauren Lapkus was “a clear example of the ways porn is sold and how it is manipulated by powerful men to sell pornography and sexual experiences to men”.

The allegations have also led to allegations that Lapkus sexually assaulted Scodels co-star, Jenna Jameson, while she was filming scenes for the upcoming film The Man Behind the Curtain.

Scodes allegation came days after Jameson told People magazine that she had been sexually assaulted by Lapkus while filming scenes.

“I was just so tired and horny and ready to cum,” she told the magazine.

“That’s when he pushed me against the wall and started to grab my butt.”

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