When you’ve got a famous Hollywood father like Steven Spielberg, you’d imagine there would be a heap of pressure to follow in his filmmaking footsteps. For his adopted daughter, Mikaela Spielberg, she’s decided to do her own thing by getting into porn as an adult entertainer.
Technically it’s still in the same lane as her father’s field but more than that, Mikaela is in the porn business because it makes her feel empowered.
Listen to the GOAT team breakdown the whole thing on the latest ep of It’s Been A Big Day For… below:
In an interview with The Sun, Mikaela says she is a “sexual creature” and wanted to take control of the narrative surrounding her body after being told to “hate” herself, as well as wanting to do something that was “satisfying”.
She would later reveal her chosen vocation as an adult entertainer on Instagram, writing: “I just launched my self produced adult entertainment career. Safe, sane, consensual is the goal y’all. My body, my life, my income, my choice. I owe not a single person my autonomy or virtue just because of a name.” Considering how the porn industry is more supportive than the Oscars, it seems like Mikaela made a good decision.
For all those curious folk who were undoubtedly wondering, Mikaela produces solo erotic videos, but draws the line at sex with another person on camera out of respect for her fiance, Chuck Pankow. Solo videos aren’t the only things on her radar as she hopes to become a dancer in a strip club after getting her sex worker license.
Working in porn isn’t just a way to feel empowered and creatively satisfied for Mikaela, it was also a way to not be dependent on her parents, as well as to become something other than “Steven Spielberg’s daughter”.
“I can’t stay dependent on my parents or even the state for that matter – not that there’s anything wrong with that – it just doesn’t feel comfortable for me.
“This is a positive, empowering choice, I realized there is no shame in having a fascination with this industry and wanting to do something that is safe, sane, consensual.”
So what did Steven Spielberg think of his adopted daughter’s chosen career choice? Well for those thinking he’ll react negatively given his recent history of questionable opinions, you’re going to be disappointed as Mikaela says her father and mother (both of whom she speaks to regularly) were “intrigued” but “not upset”.
It’s actually quite wholesome to know that Steven Spielberg is supportive of Mikaela’s career choice. But the same can’t be said of the internet as a heap of close-minded folk saw fit to shame her for becoming an adult entertainer. We won’t embed any of their gross tweets here as there’s no need for that kind of negativity here so here’s a thank you message from Mikaela that’ll get folks clutching at their pearls.
Mikaela Spielberg’s interview with The Sun dives deep into her career choice, her life as an adult entertainer in the porn industry, all the trauma and struggles she endured as a kid, and growing up as “Steven Spielberg’s daughter”. It’s all incredibly fascinating and it definitely deserves a read right here.
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