Though it's been nearly 30 years since Traci Lords, then just 15 years old, posed for Penthouse and starred in a slew of adult films, it's her porn past with which people still tend to associate her. Which is, in some ways, unfair, as she's garnered praise and success for her music, mainstream films and book projects since then. Still, it's not entirely surprising: sex sells, especially when it's controversial sex. But Lords isn't embarrassed by her past and today she says that it was her experience in the adult industry and her ability to harness her sexual power that has informed the other choices she's made since then. Her latest offering, "Traci Lords Presents M2F2 Music To Fuck To ," a collection of songs she curated and which includes several of her own tracks, finds the star urging us onto the dance floor -- and then perhaps into the bedroom.
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Traci Lords started in film at the age 15, appearing in dozens of adult films. Though she claimed to be 18 at the time, when the truth came out years later, it scandalized the industry and earned Lords notoriety. She has also appeared on numerous TV series, most notably Melrose Place. Known worldwide as Traci Lords, her adopted stage name, she got her start in front of the camera at the age 15, appearing in dozens of adult films. Though she claimed to be 18 at the time, when the truth came out years later, it scandalized the X-rated industry, and earned Lords notoriety that continues today. In the s, however, Lords proved herself to be a legitimate actress. She has also appeared on numerous television series, most notably Melrose Place.