I will still have a lot of stuff going on with porn so I definitely want to stay focused on that. I've written for a couple of different things, some sex blogs. I'm not worried about porn affecting my future, because I was 100 percent aware of the stigma of porn when I made the decision to do it.
What I'm doing is risky and I totally understand that and I understood the risk when I came up with this concept in my head.
I was like, "How can I do all of these things in one lifetime?
" Porn was the first step because it gave me the capital and the connections to not only build my brand but also to lay the foundations for other creative things that I wanted to get involved in.
I accept the social stigma for the money, connections, time, everything.
A year ago I was sitting in class wondering what the hell I was going to do with my life and last night I got nine AVN nominations.
Cruise told how she made the jump to porn, how she handles being a pubic hair trendsetter, and how her relationship with Belle Knox, that other college porn star who hit the scene about the same time she did, has evolved.