Here’s the concluding part 2 of the Annie Cruz interview. For all of Annie’s fans (myself included), I’ve just received exciting news. Our very own Noah, from the VideoBox Content Department, is planning a video interview with Annie which will be uploaded to the blog. While I don’t have an exact date, I would expect the video to arrive in the next several weeks. My great appreciation to Annie, who has been kind enough to respond to your questions and comments left in part 1 of the interview. Please keep ‘em coming in part 2.
rope: What is your opinion of rough sex? Are you agreeable to scenes which include choking, slapping, and spitting? Do you discuss with your partner before the scene, what is allowable and what is over the line?
Annie Cruz: I have never done a scene, where I was forced to do something I did not want to do. I like rough sex. I like being slapped and choked. Have you not seen any of my BDSM films? Everything I have done in porn has been CONSENSUAL. I don’t do anything on film that I wouldn’t or haven’t done in my personal life. Almost every scene I have shot, other performers typically go over what I like and don’t like before we shoot a scene, and I do the same, when I am specifically shooting a scene as a Domme with submissives.
rope: But have you ever had a scene spin out of control and get too intense? A scene where you had to call a timeout, or walk away from completely?
Annie Cruz: Absolutely not.
rope: Excluding yourself, who is the most extreme, nasty female performer in the adult industry?
Annie Cruz: Annette Schwarz. She is into some shit that not many other porn girls would think of being into!
rope: Who is the best squirter in the adult industry?
Annie Cruz: I’d have to go with Annie Cruz. I won Adam Film World Award for Squirt Queen of the Year 2008, and I beat out Flower Tucci, Jada Fire, Angela Stone and others in Shane’s World’s Great American Squirt-Off 2. That was an 8+ hour shoot of squirting all day long. Anyone can validate that my squirt is 100% real that has been up close, and personal with my squirt. After I shoot a squirting scene, I don’t leave the set smelling like the Tenderloin* in San Francisco.
* If you’re not familiar with the Tenderloin, click here – rope.
rope: Are there any differences between shooting for major studios and internet websites? Do you have a preference for one over the other?
Annie Cruz: I remember years ago, internet websites were considered amateur — or pro am, and I preferred shooting for studios. With the success of many internet sites now, it’s almost difficult to call them amateur. I don’t really have a preference anymore.
rope: We’ve heard the economic slowdown has hit the porn industry pretty hard. Has your workload been affected? Does the fact that you can fill so many niche’s, somewhat offset the slump. In other words, if I’m shooting an Asian themed DVD, I think of Annie Cruz. If I’m shooting a squirting themed DVD, I think of Annie Cruz. If I’m shooting an extreme themed DVD, I think of Annie Cruz. You’ve appeared in several Latina themed DVD’s as well. Does the ability to satisfy all those genre’s, keep the job offers rolling in?
Annie Cruz: Yes, it does help that I can be in different niche’s. The fact that there are very few Asian performers to begin with is enough to help me fill that niche alone.
rope: Have you thought about becoming a director once your career in front of the camera comes to a close? What about life after porn? Do you have definite plans, or are you just taking it one day at a time?
Annie Cruz: I thought about it. I went as far as to buy equipment and still have them right now. However, I’ve decided that I’d like to eventually move to Europe and open my own dungeon in Amsterdam. Right now, I am currently working on more mainstream projects with some incredible people I have been lucky to have crossed paths with, and that’s something I’d like to pursue.
rope: With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, let me ask you, do you believe in love?
Annie Cruz: If you asked me this 4 years ago, I would have said no. I’ve been a cheater my whole life because of my sex addiction, and I always thought, “Once a cheater, always a cheater.” Even though I was married for a year and a half to another performer, we were swingers and had an open marriage. The man I’m with now — we’ve been together almost 4 years, and I can honestly say I believe in love.
rope: Can you tell us something about Annie Cruz which would surprise even your biggest fan?
Annie Cruz: I have really bad OCD* feet issues. By that, I mean I cannot walk around barefoot, whether outside or in my own house. I have to have slippers on if I am in the house, and you’ll never catch me walking barefoot outside. I have an issue of keeping my feet clean at all times. I’ll suck a cock right out of my ass, but I won’t walk around barefoot outside unless I am on a beach. Oh, and I think I’m vegetarian. The only meat I eat is in your pants! And every time I move, I have a comic book collection I have to lug around with me. I also have an ever-expanding collection of Batman memorabilia as I am a HUGE Batman fan.
* obsessive–compulsive disorder – rope
rope: Are you into gaming (PlayStation, Wii, Xbox)? If so, which games are currently occupying your time?
Annie Cruz: Fuck yes I’m into gaming! These are all the systems I currently own: PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, PS1, PS2, SNES, NES, N64, Gamecube and Sega Dreamcast. Not to mention all the emulators I have on my computer! Right now, I am currently playing inFAMOUS on PS3. I recently got The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion for my 360 but haven’t played yet. I’m into RPGs, FPS, survival horror, action/adventure, and puzzle games. I absolutely love the Resident Evil series — my favorites are Code Veronica and RE4. I was actually quite disappointed in RE5. Some of the games I own or have enjoyed playing and beating include: Batman Arkham Asylum, God of War I and II, Gears of War, Halo 3, COD4, Fallout 3, Final Fantasy VII, VIII, X, and XII and so much more to list!
rope: Please tell us about your website. What type of material would a visitor to your website encounter?
Annie Cruz: I design and maintain my website myself, so it is I, who answers all my emails personally. Right now, I am working on a re-design, so it currently has a comic book feel to it as I am a huge comic book dork. In the member area, there are thousands of photos and lots of videos ranging from solo masturbation, boy/girl, anal, DP, gangbang, girl/girl, three-ways, fetish/BDSM, behind the scenes footage, events and my wrestling videos. I also have a video diary. Since I just recently moved, I am working on getting my live 24/7 streaming webcams back up and running for all the fellow voyeur perverts out there. I also do cam shows. The best part about my website is that when you join, you get access to THIRTEEN other websites. You can’t beat that deal!
Please don’t forget to visit Annie at her website.
rope: Do you have any messages for your fans Annie? What should we be on the lookout for?
Annie Cruz: I know I’ve been off the radar for a long time, but don’t fret! I’ve got some really cool projects I am working on that I plan to share with you all. There’s an independent zombie horror film I am in that hasn’t completed production yet in addition to some other stuff that I know you’ll enjoy just as much as my porn! I love you guys, my fans, and I will still be shooting scenes exclusively for my website!
rope: Thank you so much Annie for all the time and energy you put into this interview. It was a great pleasure for me to conduct the interview with you.
All images courtesy of Annie Cruz.