Porn actress and 2017 AVN Female Performer of the Year, Adriana Chechik is the latest star to take on reddit’s AMA series. Redditors were mainly interested in insights about the porn industry, asking the actor for behind-the-scenes knowledge.

They also asked some more general lifestyle questions, including asking Chechik what her favorite element was, to which she gave the perfect response.

Check out our highlights from the discussion below and then read through the full AMA here.

Has there ever been a time where you were working with another performer (male or female) & they just did something that made you either stop the scene or made you want to leave the set?

Hmm. These are the things that never happen to me. I am a very strong willed person. So if something starts going a way I don’t wish I normally take back control and Dom the talent. Also sex is about pushing buttons so uncomfortable can be a good thing. Its real.

Are there any companies that you have blacklisted or would refuse to work for? If so which companies are they and could you please tell us why?

Yes, not many at all. There are a few that have tried to treat me as if it’s not my right to say yes or no to what sexual acts they wish me perform. Others are companies that are not well know and I am just not into what they shoot. I enjoy my job but never want to film something I personally don’t find fun.

Have you ever gotten so in character to the point where you ignored stage direction and just enjoyed what was happening?

Hahaha two days ago.. Recently got into a car accident and needed to feel better so when I started the scene I just did what felt good. Also a good director will let you have your fun. then you go back and get the right shots. But personally I think more people need to show up to set thinking this way, because most people show up and act like they don’t even want to fuck! Me personally I’m already got my mouth on you before you even started to undress for the camera.

What’s your worst experience so far?

Hmm…. The time I was injured during a shoot. I pushed myself so far and my body just gave out. I was so upset because I couldn’t finish the shoot. For me I hate leaving things unfinished. To this day the scene is still not done.

Do you have a plan for when you stop doing porn? New line of work, going back to school etc?

Yes, I will become a dermatologist and attend school as much as I can. The smartest people are the ones still learning.

What are some of the ways the industry can improve to encourage longevity and quality of life for performers

Possibly give girls royalties, So we can earn more instead of companies being able to pay a one time fee and make money recompelating [sic] it a million times. Its an emotional job so there will always be girls coming and going. also age restrictions! Make girls be 21 not 18.

What’s the percentage of the time you’re enjoying the sex versus the percentage you’re pretending to enjoy the sex so we can enjoy watching the sex?

I always enjoy the sex. There has only been two shoots I “struggled” with. Which was only because I was sore! Even then I enjoyed most of it. But the day I have to pretend is the day I start a new career.

If you could be any element in the period table, which element would you be and why?

Iridium, it’s not effected by most other chemicals and is believed to be comprised by the meteorite that took out the dinosaurs… What is yours?

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