Christian Actor Terry Crews Calls for Pornhub to Be Defunded, 1.5 Million Sign Petition

(Christian Post) Terry Crews, the Christian actor and host of primetime programs including “America’s Got Talent” and “Who wants to be a Millionaire?” has denounced the website Pornhub.

A grassroots effort has been launched to shut down the global pornography website Pornhub amid allegations that its profiting off the trafficking of underage girls who are forced to perform sex acts in videos. 

In a short message posted to his Twitter account on Tuesday, Crews stated his opposition to the widely visited porn website, parodying the radical call to “defund the police.”

“DEFUND PORNHUB,” tweeted Crews, getting as of Thursday morning over 68,000 likes and more than 14,000 retweets and comments.

Crews also tagged the group Fight the New Drug in his tweet. The organization describes itself as a “Non-religious, non-legislative, research-based nonprofit raising awareness on the harmful effects of porn & exploitation.”

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation, another anti-pornography group, commended Crews for his open statement of support for the movement to shut down Pornhub.

“It takes courage to publicly state that there are major problems with the largest pornography website’s existence, and we commend Terry Crews for using his influence to call on Pornhub to be defunded,” said NCOSE Executive Director Dawn Hawkins in a statement on Wednesday.

“Pornhub — which requires no legitimate forms of age-verification from users who are uploading content — ultimately is fueling demand for sexual abuse material and putting lives at great risk. It is past time to shut down Pornhub.”

In 2016, Crews posted a video to Facebook acknowledging a past addiction to pornography and explained that it resulted in the end of his marriage to Rebecca King Crews.

“It changes the way you think about people. People become objects,” Crews said in the 2016 video. “It affected everything. I didn’t tell my wife … didn’t tell my friends. Nobody knew, but the internet allowed that…

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Editors note. This article was written by Michael Gryboski and posted at the Christian Post. Title changed by Pulpit & Pen. Also, We do not know if Terry Crews is a true believer or not. He has professed to be on multiple occasions, with even his Twitter bio reading that he’s a “servant to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” Given no further information, we’ll take his word for it unless demonstrated otherwise.



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