If you are in any way familiar with the adult industry, chances are you are at least aware of Belladonna. At thirty years old, she is already a legend in the world of porn and has the AVN Hall of Fame induction to prove it. Having earned a reputation as a bold, risk-taking, incredibly talented performer, Belladonna is one of the strongest and most recognizable personalities in adult movies. Now, breaking barriers once again, Belladonna is set to perform ariel silk acrobatics, her newly discovered passion and part of her “Cirque du Bella” routine, at the upcoming 2012 AVN Awards in Las Vegas.
Belladonna recently gave a similar performance at the New Jersey Exxxotica convention. To give you an idea of what all is involved, here’s some really good footage from that event…
As you can see, this type of performance is something that requires a whole lot of talent, strength, and grace; traits that Belladonna has built her career on. Active in the porn industry since turning eighteen years old in 2000, Belladonna has achieved industry wide acclaim, and a legion of loyal fans, for her work not only as a performer, but also an award winning director. Additionally, Belladonna has proven to be a successful businesswoman, producing her own films (which are distributed through Evil Angel) under her Belladonna Entertainment and Deadly Nightshade Productions.
In terms of 2012 AVN Award nominations, Belladonna (both the performer and the producer) have been nominated for several. As a performer, Belladonna has been nominated in the following categories…
- Best All-Girl Group Scene: Belladonna: Sexual Explorer (Belladonna/Evil Angel) Belladonna, Sinn Sage & Sarah Shevon
- Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene: Belladonna: Sexual Explorer (Belladonna/Evil Angel) Dana DeArmond & Belladonna
- Best Group Sex Scene: Spontaneass (Belladonna/Evil Angel) Belladonna, Kimberly Kane, Jamey Janes, John Strong, Mark Wood & Rico Strong
- Best Solo Sex Scene: Whores on the 14th (Belladonna/Evil Angel)
Additionally, several of the films produced by her Belladonna Entertainment label have been nominated across several categories. Those nominations would be…
- Best All-Girl Group Scene: Party of Feet 3 (Belladonna/Evil Angel) Ann Marie Rios, Alexis Texas, Kristina Rose & Sinn Sage
- Best All-Girl Release: Dirty Panties (Belladonna/Evil Angel)
- Best Cinematography: Party of Feet 3 (Belladonna/Evil Angel) Aiden Riley
- Best Double Penetration Scene: Burning Embers (Belladonna/Evil Angel) Ashley Fires, Mick Blue & Mark Wood
- Best Foot/Leg Fetish Release: Party of Feet 3 (Belladonna/Evil Angel)
- Best Girl/Girl Sex Scene: Dirty Panties (Belladonna/Evil Angel) Ann Marie Rios & Alexis Texas
- Best Oral Release: Dick Sauce (Belladonna/Evil Angel)
- Best Orgy/Gang Bang Release: Spontaneass (Belladonna/Evil Angel)
- Most Outrageous Sex Scene: Party of Feet 3 (Belladonna/Evil Angel) Ann Marie Rios, Alexis Texas, Kristina Rose & Sinn Sage in “Feet, Pray, Love”
So, as you can see, Belladonna has had quite a successful year and stands to have a huge showing at the 2012 AVN Awards Show. The ceremony takes place on January 20th at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Leading up to the event, you can find the best and most complete AVN Awards coverage right here on this site. And, of course, we’ll also have the complete list of winners once they’re announced. Until then, feel free to share your comments about Belladonna, her amazing ariel silk acrobatics, and/or her AVN Award nominations in the comments below.