KNOWPRESS » SHYLA FOXXX
(born December 21, 1972, birth name Anutza Herling) is a pornstar of Puerto Rican descent.
Raised in Chicago as the eldest child from a strict Catholic family, Shyla
began dancing as a stripper at the age of 18, first in local Chicago clubs, later as a headliner on US and Canadian club tours.
During these years she began doing photolayouts for such magazines as Club, Club International, and Hustler Erotic Video . Eventually she moved to Hollywood to pursue a career in adult entertainment, and was quickly signed by the adult film company Metro.
appeared as "Trophy Girl" in the 1996 Nintendo
64 video game, Cruis'n World (credited as Anutza Herling - her
real name) at the same time she
was entering adult films.
video-game career was short lived, but she
quickly established herself as one of the few successful Latina adult-film actresses at the time.
Notable for her
thick natural curves, her
huge breast implants, a penchant for dirty talk, a predilection for semen swallowing, and an unusual (in the porn world) ability to act, the Latina Foxxx stood out from her
generally caucasian female contemporaries, and would for these reasons and more develop a cult following.
was profiled along with pornstars Devon and Coral Sands on the show Entertainment Tonight, February 8, 1999.
was profiled on the Spanish-language news program Noticias, May 10, 1999.
was interviewed by KPIX Eyewitness News
At Five, June 17, 1997 in an expose on pornography.
Article discusses pornography in America, and includes references to Shyla
The Independent (London).
July 16, 2000.
Article references and includes 1 Photo of Shyla Foxxx
at the 1999 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.