Los Angeles – Karla Lane, the award winning plus sized performer, has earned one of the most coveted honors in the adult industry with her induction to this year’s AVN Hall of Fame. Karla, who was previously honored by AVN with the 2016 BBW Performer of the Year and the 2019 Niche Performer of the Year awards, has been in the industry for an amazing 15 years.
While making a name for herself during the last decade and a half, Karla has been a pioneer of the body positive movement within the mainstream adult industry. Karla’s hard work and determination serves as an example that success is within reach, and her drive for inclusivity has continued to make strides in the business, opening the door for plus sized performers, both new and experienced.
“I’m so honored to have been chosen for the 2020 AVN Hall of Fame,” commented Karla after learning about her induction. “When I first started 15 years ago, I never would have imagined this day would come. To see so much diversity recognized throughout the industry across the years brings me great joy. This is a huge milestone and I look forward to the next 15 years.”
Karla’s peers in the industry are over the moon about her induction into the Hall of Fame, and they couldn’t wait to let Karla know how proud they are of her achievements.
Angela White, who worked with Karla in her breakthrough performance in “The Weight of Infidelity” commented, “Congratulations on your Hall of Fame induction Karla! Your positivity and professionalism are a gift to this industry.”
Industry veteran and longtime friend, Julia Ann, expressed her congratulations, saying, “Congratulations and thank you for being such a shining light in both the industry and my life. You are loved and cherished my friend.”
“I am so happy that Karla has been inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame!” stated April Flores, a longtime friend and trailblazer. “This honor is the cherry on top of an already illustrious career. I know that she still has more to share with her fans and the industry as a whole and I know it will be fantastic!”
Mark Schecter, proprietor of ATMLA, the agency that represents Karla said, “I’ve watched Karla grow in the industry as a performer and so proud and happy to represent her with my agency. She’s definitely earned the honor of receiving the AVN Hall of Fame recognition. I look forward to her continued success.”
Lastly, Karla’s partner, Mo Reese, wanted Karla to know how proud he is of all her achievements. He commented, “Karla is my partner, my best friend, and one of the most amazing, positive women I’ve ever known. I am so proud of her for having a career in the adult industry that has lasted 15 years.”
The AVN Hall of Fame Class of 2020 will be officially inducted at the 2020 AVN Awards Show, which takes place January 25. And they’ll also be celebrated at the kickoff event to the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE), which will take place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas a week from today (January 21), the night before AEE begins. The Welcome Industry Cocktail Party begins at 9 p.m. at Goose Island in the main casino area, and is open to all trade attendees of AEE and the AVN Novelty Expo. Drink tickets are available from AVN staffers.