The 24-year-old, who has made a career as an adult entertainer, opened up about her profession during a candid interview with The Daily Beast.
Spielberg told the publication: “I’m really enjoying work, and it’s giving me a whole new life-affirming way to be.”
She added that for her sex work has “opened up a gateway into being able to dance”.
Spielberg has previously spoken at length about her struggles with mental health and substance abuse. In March earlier this year, it made headline news when she was arrested in Nashville and charged with assault.
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In the past, the performer has also been candid about the abuse she suffered by “monsters” outside her family.
“I feel like had I not done the work I needed to do on myself, and on my relationships, I would have been dead within the year,” she said in the new interview.
Spielberg – who is a performer for ManyVids, an adult content platform – opened up about her line of work further, stating that she does not enjoy “hardcore content personally” instead preferring to engage in “soft content and passion content".
Earlier this year, Spielberg claimed that her high-profile parents were initially “intrigued” by her career choice.
She told The Sun in February: “I actually think that once they see how far I've come from the bottom I was at a year and a half ago, they're going to look at this and go, 'Wow, we actually raised are really self-assured, young lady.’”