Sinnamon Love (born December 31, 1973) is an African American former pornographic actress and director.

Born Kamilah Rouse , she was raised in Flint, Michigan, and attended both private and magnet schools. At age 16 she moved to Los Angeles, California, where she received her high school diploma a year early.

She got married while at Santa Monica College, but later divorced, leaving her a single mother of two children. [7] She has since had one more child. [7] Love began performing in adult films in the early 1990s, [8] and has since appeared in over 260 movies.

She directed the movie My Black Ass 4 , which received nominations at the 2001 AVN Awards for Best Ethnic-Themed Video and Best Anal Sex Scene (Video). Love was admitted into the Urban X Hall of Fame in 2009, [4] and the AVN Hall of Fame in 2011. [5]

Love appeared on the Jerry Springer Show in 1995, [13] and in 2003 she was on the cover of the first issue of the hip hop and pornography magazine Fish 'N Grits with hip hop star Redman. [14] As of 2008 she was a cohost of Fetish at Night on PrimeTimeUncensored.com. She also appeared on The Tyra Banks Show . [2]

She has survived a bout with ovarian cancer, but lost an ovary and a fallopian tube. [17]

Her hobbies include cooking and board games. [18]

In 2010, Love appeared in a Public Service Announcement for the Free Speech Coalition on the topic of Internet copyright infringement of adult content, directed by Michael Whiteacre. [2] [2]

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