July 5, 2007

News: Kent North Found Dead

In a statement released late today, Hot House Entertainment president Steven Scarborough announced that Hot House Lifetime Exclusive Kent North died on July 4 of an apparent drug overdose. “We are all shocked and deeply saddened,” said Scarborough. “Our deepest sympathy goes out to Kent’s friends and family, especially his lover Lloyd.”

North, 34, made his porn debut in 2004 in Handpacked III: Jampacked. He went on to appear in 13 additional films for Hot House, including The Hard Way, Twisted and At Your Service, for which he won Best Solo Performance at both the 2007 GAYVN and Grabby awards.

A graduate with honors from the Royal Naval Academy, North “displayed gentlemanly grace and charm at all times,” said Scarborough. “Kent’s warmth and genuine kindness will be missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him.”

Fans who wish to offer condolences should send them to: Hot House Entertainment, 1433 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107.

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