|Farrah Abraham became famous as a cast member on the MTV series Teen Mom. She then became the subject of controversy when a sex tape featuring her was released in 2013, supposedly a video that she intended to keep private to remember how she looked at age 21. She ended up selling the rights to the tape after the existence of it was made public by her male co-star in the movie, adult film star James
At first she claimed the footage had been leaked, but eventually admitted that it wasn't. She went on to make over a million from selling the footage to an adult video distributor. Perhaps sensing that adult film wasn't really her way to fame and fortune after all, she began to claim that she was abused and raped during her porn career. Hiring men to perform alongside her seemed to work out, though--her next move, in 2014, was to hire an actor to appear as her onscreen boyfriend on VH1's "Couples Therapy." Since the guy ultimately backed out, Farrah appeared on the show "repairing her relationship" with her mother. MTV, meanwhile, was reviving the "Teen Mom" franchise with some of the other former teen moms--who objected to Farrah's appearance, since they feared she would be a bad influence on their children.
The tape includes