Stormy Daniels Searches On Pornhub Increased By 70,000 Percent

Ethan Barton | Deputy Editor

Searches for Stephanie Clifford – the adult film star known as Stormy Daniels who allegedly had an affair with President Donald Trump – have increased by 70,000 percent on the pornographic website Pornhub compared to her 2017 average, according to the company.

“She had a consistent daily average of 2,500 searches per day over the last couple years until the story first came out,” Pornhub spokesman Chris Jackson told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Clifford received $130,000 from Trump’s personal lawyer in 2016 in exchange for her silence about the alleged affair. Clifford offered to return the payment on March 12 so that she could end the deal.

Pornhub also saw a 375 percent increase above the two-week average for Stormy Daniels searches on Jan. 14, which was around when the alleged affair began picking up traction in the news, according to the site. There were nearly two million searches for the porn star over a five-day period.

By comparison, searches on Pornhub for Rosee Divine increased by nearly 2,660 percent after she was spotted with Drake in January 2017, according to the site.

Additionally, a video featuring porn star Cory Chase was the fastest to reach one million views on Pornhub after GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas liked her tweet featuring the video in September, according to the site. Searches for Chase also increased by nearly 660 percent above her normal daily search.

It’s “hard to say” how much Pornhub has profited from the increase in Daniels searches, Jackson told TheDCNF, but “it’s always interesting to see how traffic on the site is affected by this type of news.”

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