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Monica Mayhem (born Caroline Pickering;[1] 14 March 1978) is an Australian former pornographic actress, exotic dancer[3] and singer.

Monica Mayhem
Monica Mayhem, February 2007.JPG
Mayhem at the "PrimeTimeUncensored" Launch Party, February 2007
Born Caroline Pickering[1]
(1978-03-14) March 14, 1978 (age 39)[2]
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia[2]
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[2]
Weight 114 lb (52 kg; 8.1 st)
Website http://www.monicamayhem.com

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Early lifeEdit

Mayhem was born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and she is half Australian and half Welsh.[2] She attended Kenmore State High School but was expelled.[1] Prior to working in porn, she worked in financial markets and futures trading in Sydney.[2] She then moved to London and worked in an International Petroleum Exchange brokerage.[2]

CareerEdit

Mayhem began her career in the adult entertainment industry as a dancer at the Spearmint Rhino on Tottenham Court Road.[2] In December 2000, Mayhem moved to the United States to begin acting in pornographic films.[citation needed] Her first scene was with Lee Stone in Real Sex Magazine 38.[4] In 2002, she won the XRCO Award for Starlet of the Year[3][5] and the FOXE Award for "Vixen of the Year".[6]

Outside pornographic films, Mayhem was a singer/guitarist in an all-girl metal band, "Sweet Avenge".[3]

In 2008, she appeared in a small role in the Sex and the City film, in which she is seen through a window having sex with Samantha's neighbour Dante.

Mayhem wrote an autobiography entitled Absolute Mayhem: Confessions of an Aussie Porn Star,[3][7] which was released by Random House Australia in 2009 in her native Australia and by Skyhorse Publishing in North America the following year.[8][9] A French translation was published in 2011 by Camion Noir.[citation needed]

In August 2010, she announced that she had retired from pornographic acting, after over 400 films,[10] and that she was engaged to a Sydney veterinarian.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Porn star Monica Mayhem on a rampage". Courier Mail. 2009-10-28. Archived from the original on 2012-06-03. Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Christina (2008-02-26). "Interview with Monica Mayhem". AIPdaily. Retrieved 2015-01-10. 
  3. ^ a b c d Lainie Speiser (1 June 2011). Confessions of the Hundred Hottest Porn Stars. Quiver. p. 113. ISBN 978-1-59233-477-3. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Delightful Monica Mayhem Interview". hardcoregossip.com. December 15, 2003. Archived from the original on February 15, 2004. Retrieved March 31, 2015. 
  5. ^ "XRCO". XRCO.com. Retrieved 2008-02-23. 
  6. ^ Monica Mayhem (13 December 2013). Absolute Mayhem: Secret Confessions of a Porn Star. Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated. p. 52. ISBN 978-1-62873-149-1. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Absolute Mayhem: Confessions of an Aussie Porn Star by Monica Mayhem (2009). ISBN 9781741666427.
  8. ^ "Aussie porn star's naked truths". www.smh.com.au. 2009-10-30. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  9. ^ Steve Javors (2010-09-30). "AVN - Monica Mayhem Autobiography Hits North America". news.avn.com. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  10. ^ Deux nouvelles pour Monica Mayhem Hot Vidéo, published 17 August 2010
  11. ^ Australia's Monica Mayhem from porn queen to vet's wife

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