Porn star-turned-pastor says she wants ‘everyone to experience the love of God’


(Fox News) – Crystal DiGregorio-Bassette was in the adult film industry for 10 years and had a lucrative career as Nadia Hilton, her stage name, working for every big-name porn company. But today, she’s a Christian counselor, on the worship team, and a full-time paralegal in upstate New York. She wants her story to be an inspiration to others who want to change their path in life. DiGregorio-Bassette, 34, calls herself the first porn star to become a pastor.

“When I was in porn, my life was all about being a sex object,” she told Fox News. “Now I focus on helping people.” It’s a unique position — there are salacious videos of her online that will never go away. But she said it helps people know she won’t judge them. “Anybody feels that they can come to me, and that’s what I like about it. They can talk to me openly and not have to worry about me judging them,” she said. “We all do wrong. Nobody’s perfect. It didn’t matter if you’ve been saved your whole life or you walk into my church with full-on tattoos.

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