Former porn star Mia Khalifa speaks out about the industry's problems

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Mia Khalifa, 26, opened up about her experience in the porn industry during her recent interview with Stephen Sackur on BBC’s HARDtalk

The Lebanon native said she struggled with her weight growing up, and her issues with self-esteem led her to start working as an adult film star

Mia only worked in the industry for three months before she quit in 2015, but she’s still one of the most-searched porn stars on the internet 

She is best known for performing sex acts while wearing a hijab, a scene that launched her to fame and led to death threats from ISIS  

Mia said the viral video ‘shattered’ her world and led her family to ‘disown’ her