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World’s Hottest Grandma Gina Stewart won’t quit OnlyFans amid porn ban


OnlyFans is set to ban sexually explicit content from October 1, which will leave countless sex workers without an income. 

But Gina Stewart, who became one of the platform’s biggest stars after being dubbed the ‘World’s Hottest Grandma’, isn’t going anywhere.

Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, the 50-year-old model said she plans to keep creating ‘Playboy-esque’ content on the platform, but is concerned about the growing dangers of online censorship.

EXCLUSIVE: The World’s Hottest Grandma Gina Stewart, 50, is refusing to leave OnlyFans following the website’s crackdown on sexually explicit content 

‘It doesn’t surprise me in this day and age where it seems censorship is rife and everything is changing so fast,’ she said.

‘I will still stay with the site for my thousands of fans as it has been a good platform for my supporters who want to pay a subscription to see into my daily life.

‘My page is a Playboy-esque style – lots of glamour [and] stylish nudity. I’ve tamed down my image on Instagram because of the censorship, so OnlyFans is the perfect platform for girls and guys to offer their fans an edgier experience without the risks of account deletions.’

The mature model also said that many of her fellow OnlyFans performers are struggling after having their Instagram accounts banned, and are now being forced to deal with their OnlyFans pages going too.

‘It can be devastating for girls to lose their accounts especially after thousands of hours of photography and work behind-the-scenes is gone in seconds,’ she said.

‘It has a huge psychological impact.’

Concerned: Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, the 50-year-old model said she plans to keep creating 'Playboy-esque' content on the platform, but is concerned about the growing dangers of online censorship

Concerned: Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, the 50-year-old model said she plans to keep creating ‘Playboy-esque’ content on the platform, but is concerned about the growing dangers of online censorship

Luckily for the doting grandmother, she’s still able to share her signature Playboy-inspired photos because the OnlyFans ban doesn’t include nudity.

However, she will no longer be able to upsell more explicit content to her subscribers like she has before once the crackdown comes into effect.

Gina currently offers her most loyal fans access to X-rated videos from her private catalogue at a higher price point.

Unfortunately, performers who rely on hardcore content for their following will be left without their OnlyFans income from October 1.

'I will still stay with the site for my thousands of fans as it has been a good platform for my supporters who want to pay a subscription to see into my daily life,' Gina said

‘I will still stay with the site for my thousands of fans as it has been a good platform for my supporters who want to pay a subscription to see into my daily life,’ Gina said

‘For the girls that are purely into making adult content it is a massive shock because they rely on that income especially during these amazingly hard times,’ Gina explained.

‘It’s just another stress where they have to suddenly find another way to continue to make a lucrative income. OnlyFans created a niche market where hundreds of thousands of people created an income working from home and their families rely on that income.’

The social media platform, which is used by sex workers but also celebrities, musicians and comedians, allows ‘creators’ to share pictures and videos with their subscribers.

Under the new guidelines, people will still be able to post nude content on the site but it will need to be consistent with the company’s updated policies, which the firm said are being implemented at the request of its financial partners.

The London-based company said in a statement: ‘In order to ensure the long-term sustainability of our platform, and continue to host an inclusive community of creators and fans, we must evolve our content guidelines.

No choice: The doting grandmother was forced to turn to OnlyFans after Instagram kept shadow banning her account

No choice: The doting grandmother was forced to turn to OnlyFans after Instagram kept shadow banning her account

‘These changes are to comply with the requests of our banking partners and payout providers.

‘We will be sharing more details in the coming days, and we will actively support and guide our creators through this change in content guidelines.’

According to the OnlyFans website, creators receive 80% commission on their earnings, while the remaining 20% covers ‘referral payments, payment processing, hosting, support, and all other services’.

The platform has around 130 million users, with around two million creators who post content for subscribers.

OnlyFans says these creators have earned more than $7billion through the service.

'For the girls that are purely into making adult content it is a massive shock because they rely on that income': Gina said that X-rated performers like Renee Gracie will have their incomes slashed due to the new measures

‘For the girls that are purely into making adult content it is a massive shock because they rely on that income’: Gina said that X-rated performers like Renee Gracie will have their incomes slashed due to the new measures

The BBC reported that the change comes after the broadcaster approached the company over concerns about its handling of accounts posting illegal content.

According to a BBC investigation, content moderators for the platform are told to give multiple warnings to accounts that post illegal content before the site decides to close them, and it claims that staff are asked to be more lenient towards successful accounts on the service.

The investigation also claims to have seen a number of examples of banned content on the site and says it was told by moderators that prostitution services have been found advertising on the platform.

In response, OnlyFans said it ‘remains committed to the highest levels of safety and content moderation of any social platform’.

It added: ‘All creators are verified prior to being able to upload any content to OnlyFans, and all uploaded content is checked by automated systems and human moderators.’

Empowering: The social media platform, which is used by sex workers but also celebrities, musicians and comedians, allows 'creators' to share pictures and videos with their subscribers

Empowering: The social media platform, which is used by sex workers but also celebrities, musicians and comedians, allows ‘creators’ to share pictures and videos with their subscribers

But one sex worker and former OnlyFans user warned the ban on sexually explicit content was ‘awful’ because it would push those working in the sex trade who used the platform to other, less safe, spaces.

Tilly Lawless said many sex workers used the platform, particularly during lockdown, as a vital source of income.

She told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that OnlyFans was under pressure from its banking partners and payment providers to ‘clean up their act’.

She added: ‘I understand why they’re doing it from a financial perspective – they now have the platform they wanted, they can kick sex workers off now they’ve got influencers on it, they’ve got celebrities on it, they’ve got fitness people on it.

‘They can make money that way, they don’t need sex workers like they did when they started.

‘But I can’t understand it from a wiping out (sex) trafficking perspective, because getting rid of platforms like this, none of that actually stops people in dangerous scenarios, it actually just makes it harder for sex workers who are using those platforms to work safely.’ 

Will she survive? Trisha Paytas (pictured) is another OnlyFans performer who will have her income drastically affected by the ban

Will she survive? Trisha Paytas (pictured) is another OnlyFans performer who will have her income drastically affected by the ban



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