The "Love & Hip Hop" sex tape has overtaken the Kim Kardashian skin flick in popularity -- in fact it's already the most pirated sex tape of all time .... according to the porn company behind its release.
The full length L&HH sex tape was officially released at midnight -- and a rep for Vivid tells TMZ ... in just 9 hours, the company sent out more than 1,200 cease-and-desist letters to websites that were illegally hosting it.
Vivid honcho Steve Hirsch isn't messing around either -- telling us, "If you even try to illegally download this tape we will come after you full force. We have three full-time attorneys prepared and ready to go."
As we reported, the anticipation leading to the tape's release has been insane -- pre-sale numbers were through the roof ... totaling roughly $400,000.
Since the release at midnight, we're told Vivid's website has been raking in new memberships -- averaging 15 new joins every MINUTE.
'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape
Through the Roof!
4/19/2014 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
There might be a new queen of sex tapes ... TMZ has learned the tape starring Mimi Faust from "Love & Hip Hop" is one of the hottest pre-sellers Vivid has ever seen.
Vivid Entertainment honcho Steve Hirsch tells TMZ ... they've made more than $400,000 in pre-sales ... just off the trailer. Hirsch says Vivid has never seen pre-orders at this level.
"Mimi & Nikko: Scandal in Atlanta" is set to drop Monday in full on Vivid.com and Hirsch says he's expecting sales to be massive.
Or he could just be talking about Nikko's manhood.
Vivid to Farrah Abraham
Keep Your Mouth Shut ...
4/9/2014 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Vivid Entertainment execs are FREAKED OUT at Farrah Abraham's upcoming book about the sex tape industry ... and they've fired off a letter demanding that she keep her trap shut.
Vivid honcho Steve Hirsch has a lot to lose if Farrah blabs about how the porn company courts and signs celeb talent. Hirsch believes his trade secrets are worth millions ... but only if they remain secret.
Farrah's book -- "Celebrity Sex Tape" -- is loosely based on her experience in the porn biz which ended in "Back Door Teen Mom."
We're told Hirsch worries Farrah could blow the lid on the way her tape was made with porn star James Deen. It was marketed as a sex tape, but it's pretty apparent it was Hirsch's brainchild.
In Hirsch's letter ... he notes Farrah signed a confidentiality agreement and she can't hide behind thinly-veiled fiction.
You Are a Porn Star
And Your Bank Account Proves It
2/14/2014 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Farrah Abraham is a porn hypocrite ...she CLAIMS she's not a porn star and is fighting the release of a sequel to her first flick but she's privately hounding porn producers to ante up a fortune in XXX royalties.
Farrah's first film -- "Backdoor Teen Mom" -- was released a year ago, yet it's still a top seller. TMZ has learned Farrah repeatedly called Vivid Entertainment last month for her quarterly royalty check. We found out Vivid wired her $93,927.72 for the last quarter of 2013.
We're told Farrah has received more than that amount from Vivid for previous quarters.
What's more ... Farrah got in the high 6 figures to shoot the flick.
As you may know ... she's been on a soapbox recently, proclaiming she's a mother and an author but not a porn star.
As for the sequel ... she can forget about it. We know she signed away all of her rights to videos Vivid might want to make from the original footage with James Deen. As a matter of fact, a Vivid source says "Expect a third one."
Over Sex Tape
2/10/2014 12:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Farrah Abraham is as fake as her boobs ... having the nerve to claim she never signed on for a porn sequel. She did, and we have the email to prove it.
Abraham is upset over Vivid releasing a follow-up video to "Backdoor Teen Mom" ... claiming she never approved a sequel.
Small problem ... We have an email Farrah sent to Vivid ... in which she gives the porn company the right "to release video or Videos(s)." Plural times 2.
Farrah says she's a public figure, not a porn star. Fact is she's both -- she's a porn star who has a public figure, from both the front and the rear.
Vivid Tried To Backdoor Me on Sequel
2/7/2014 10:13 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Farrah Abraham insists she did NOT consent to a second sex tape which is about to be marketed ... claiming her initial tape was a one off and she is NOT a porn star.
Farrah's lawyer tells TMZ ... his client did not give Vivid honcho Steve Hirsch permission to release a sequel to "Backdoor Teen Mom." The lawyer says the so-called new sex tape is just extra footage from the first shoot she did -- with porn star James Deen.
According to the lawyer, Farrah is "a mother, a public figure, and an author," and not a porn star.
The lawyer says they tried to shut down Hirsch, to no avail.
Something tells us ... Hirsch has a release (not that kind) in his hands that gives him the right to the footage.
Even I Think It's Disgusting
1/5/2014 12:35 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Tila Tequila's sex tape will get a full release next week as a Vivid video download ... and TMZ has the MSFW screen grabs.
The tape -- which we've seen and is packed with hardcore boy-girl action -- is elegantly named "Tila Tequila: Backdoored and Squirting." Her mama ... well, you know.
Porn giant Vivid inked the deal for TT's tape ... it'll be available online starting Monday.
As for the video ... there's not much of a plot. But it's got a happy ending..
Tila Tequila Sex Tape
ELLO GOVNA, LOOK AT ME FANNY
12/23/2013 12:35 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
IT'S OFFICIAL: Tila Tequila has multiple personalities ... at least in her brand new sex tape ... and in this clip, you'll meet Ashley, Tila's English speaking ass-flashing alter ego.
As we reported, Vivid Entertainment will be releasing a hardcore sex tape before Christmas starring Tila and an unidentified male co-star, shagging like rabbits.
The clip contains your typical sex tape nudity -- don't worry, we blacked it out -- but the interesting part isn't Tila's ass ... it's her impressive attempt at an English accent.
We don't know why she randomly broke into a Cockney drawl in the middle of her sex romp, but it's hilarious (disturbing?) to watch. Check it out.
NEW Sex Tape Being Released
This Time With a Dude
12/16/2013 12:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Stop us if you've heard this one before ... a sex tape featuring Tila Tequila will hit the internet in the next few weeks -- except this time she's getting it on with a guy ... and the new tape is VERY HARDCORE.
TMZ has learned Vivid Entertainment obtained footage of Tila recently banging on camera ... and they plan to release the video just in time for Christmas. Stocking stuffers, anyone?
We saw the footage -- calling it "hardcore" is an understatement ... especially compared to her last tape, which was an all-girl affair.
Tila isn't saying if she signed off on the tape -- but since it's being released to the public ... you do the math.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
Coming In A Sex Tape Near You
11/26/2013 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Crack-smokin' Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may not look like a sex god ... but at least two adult film companies want to turn the mayor into a porno superstud ... sources in the XXX biz tell TMZ.
We've learned Vivid Radio is making an offer to Ford to star in his very own sex video. Vivid star Brandy Aniston says she came up with the idea ... and wants to co-star in the flick because she thinks "He's kinda cute, in a big, teddy bear kind of way."
Brandy better hurry up, because spoof porns are already being shot.
Adult website woodrocket.com ... has already produced a porn parody of the mayor's binge drinkin', crackalackin' life. It stars a Ford lookalike-- whose porn name is Peter O'Toole -- and porn actress Gaia ... who's starred in such classics as "Slurpy Throatsluts" and "Happy Tugs 4."
If the idea of a big, sweaty Ford lookalike having sex isn't a turn-on ... don't worry, we're told they actually used a stunt c**k during his sex scenes.
Keep Your Millions
I'm Not Showing My Hoo-Ha
10/31/2013 11:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Tori Spelling knows she could easily make a quick million or more by releasing her sex tape ... but TMZ has learned she has plans to do that ... NEVER.
Sources close to Tori tell us ... what happens in the bedroom stays in the bedroom ... and she's flat out rejecting Vivid honcho Steve Hirsch's offer to take a look at a bone-n-groan vid she claims to have made with her husband Dean back in 2009.
The exact quote: "She would never entertain an offer like that ... ever!"
We first reported ... Hirsch wrote a letter saying he's prepared to make a "substantial offer" for the video ... but wants to see it first to make sure it actually exists.
Fact is ... almost no one knew it existed ... until Tori decided to write about it in her new book.
Stay tuned ... just in case.
Porn King Gunning for Sex Tape
It Could Be Worth Millions
10/31/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
If Farrah Abraham's sex tape was huge, Tori Spelling's could be titanic -- at least according to Vivid President Steve Hirsch, who's already prepared to offer big money to acquire the footage that Tori claims exists.
Hirsch just fired off a letter to Spelling, saying Vivid would like to make a "substantial offer" on the tape, presuming it's actually real (possibly in the millions).
Hirsch writes, "This is a serious offer for a real tape and it could yield significant returns to help you through your difficult financial situation." But first, Hirsch wants to see a clip of the tape to verify its authenticity.
Spelling recently revealed in her new book that she recorded a sex tape with her husband Dean McDermott on Valentine's Day 2009, and one of Dean's "friends" later claimed to have copied the file from Dean's comp.
Spelling says her lawyer quickly went on the attack and they didn't hear from the man again, but now the cat's out of the bag ... and Hirsch is pouncing on the opportunity.
It's unclear if Tori plans to take Hirsch up on his offer, but she might want to consider it -- Tori has also recently said that she and Dean are having money problems.
For what it's worth, Farrah Abraham earned in the "high six figures" for her tape ... nearly $1 million ... so Tori would probably get even more.
Kris Humphries' Ex
Sex Tape Pics Prove
She's Bigger than Kim K
8/12/2013 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Depending on your standards these may or may not be the most awesome pics you see today -- photographic proof Kris Humphries' sloppy seconds Myla Sinanaj shot a hardcore porno.
TMZ broke the story ... Myla believes her sex tape will make her the next Kim Kardashian -- telling us, "I may not like Kim, but she was smart and she's sexy and I look a lot like her so why not make a tape and make millions and get a reality show?"
Myla even screened Kim K's famous sex tape on a TV while she got railed on camera.
Anyway, the photos really don't need more introduction -- just click through the gallery ... and decide for yourself.