LONG BEACH, Calif. — Yurizan Beltran (aka Yuri Luv), a longtime adult performer and web star, has passed away. She was 31.
Dan Hogue, director of business development for Pornstar Platinum, delivered the news tonight on XBIZ.net.
“It is with a heavy heart I write this. The entire PornStar Platinum family is in mourning at the news of the loss of one of its family members. Yuri was found today at the age of 31,” Hogue posted. “She was always kind to me and we will miss her.”
Details of her death were unknown at post time.
Beltran was hired by Penthouse for a nude photo shoot after she appeared on the cover of Lowrider magazine at age 18 and launched her first official website in 2005.
She performed for Brazzers, BangBros, Mofos, Hustler, Kink.com, 3rd Degree, Mile High, Digital Sin, Girlfriends Films, Evil Angel, Reality Kings, Naughty America, Bang Productions, New Sensations, Zero Tolerance and Juicy Entertainment, among others.
She was part of the Pornstar Platinum program, offering her content on YuriLuv.com.
An outpouring of tweets followed in the wake of her passing, from numerous adult stars and producers like Kendra Lust, Ryan Driller, Keiran Lee, Bonnie Rotten, Ana Foxxx, Nina Elle, Alexis Amore and Mike Quasar, as well as erotic photographer Holly Randall.
You were so sweet @YuriLuv RIP beautiful ???????? ????— Kendra Lust™ (@KendraLust) December 14, 2017
Rest In Peace @YuriLuv— Ryan Driller (@ryandriller) December 14, 2017
Another one gone to soon ...— Keiran Lee (@KeiranLee) December 14, 2017
Oh wow @YuriLuv ???? rip ????????— Ana Foxxx (@AnaFoxxx) December 14, 2017
I worked with Yurizan so many times over the years. Always professional. Always a total sweetheart. Always beautiful. This isn't fun anymore. At all. Ladies, if this job is causing you emotional pain, GET OUT!! No amount of money is worth your soul. I wish I still had mine.— Mike Quasar (@mikequasar) December 14, 2017
— Holly Randall (@hollyrandall) December 14, 2017
I just got some horrible news. My heart is breaking ???? I was hoping is not true...... RIP @YuriLuv— Alexis Amore ™ (@alexisamore) December 14, 2017