out with Crystal Knight and you will notice how many people seem to recognize
her. They might have seen her on MTV, in one of the many music videos
she appears in, or maybe they are pretending that they remember her from MTV
and not from watching her hit show, "Night Calls 411", on Playboy
in the Bronx of Cuban and Dominican descent, Crystal left New York and moved
to Los Angeles in her teens. Her career started off as a dare when she
was challenged to become a stripper. "The first time I went onstage,
I realized that I would never be able to strip unless I did it within the first
30 seconds! I hurried only to realize that I was pretty comfortable with
1999 Crystal met some executives from Playboy who were trying to revamp one
of the networks shows in order to reach a younger, hipper, demographic.
With her charisma and wit, she became the host of "Night Calls 411"
which quickly became Playboy Television's highest rated show. "It
became a pretty cool show. Most of our guests are artists like Treach
from Naughty By Nature or pretty porno stars like Dee and Felicia. A lot of celebrities like Shaq, Snoop Dogg or Brian Mcknight watch the show
or come by the set."
Today, "Night Calls 411" is more popular than ever but Crystal is also receiving
a lot mainstream exposure. She has appeared in countless music videos
for artists like Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, Fat Joe or R Kelly. At first, directors
like Hype Williams or Dave Meyers used to cast her to decorate the set with
her pretty looks, but now, she is being requested to do cameos by the artists
themselves as she is becoming an underground icon. She has hosted music
award shows and several music oriented programs. She was featured in the
Pony athletic brand 2003 ad campaign and has graced the cover of several records,
including Eminem's first single. In the meanwhile donšt expect to hear
Crystal on wax. "I can guarantee I won't try to rap or sing"
she says laughing, "I have other plans.
the success of the "Hip Hop Honeys" franchise that she hosted and
co-produced, she decided to launch a new line of movies with industry leader,
Video Team, which would marry the adult entertainment and the music world once
again. "Both Hip Hop and the adult industry have a lot in common.
They are dangerous, edgy, rebellious and marginalized. They are
also major components of today's pop culture. My movies will feature cutting
edge music from an array of hip hop acts that I will expose to my audience.
We 'll do a lot of cross promotion between our respective product and
I plan on coming with a soundtrack compilation at one point. We have the
same consumers and they'd rather watch me and listen to someone else rap or
recently had the opportunity to interview Crystal Knight
Q: First off, I would like
to congratulate you on the success of your show "Night Calls 411,"
which is the most successful TV show in Playboy history. Your ratings
have been consistent for five years, and you just taped your 105th episode,
A: Thank-you very much, that
means a lot.
How did you get into the adult film industry?
I was recruited by a husband and wife team while performing as an exotic dancer.
How do you feel about your sex symbol status?
I am very comfortable with the label.
Does your occupation as a porn star affect your sex drive and your relationships
Not at all, I am still a take charge personality and I am still sexually aggressive
offscreen, I also like to submit a bit and I enjoy being spoiled. Regarding
relationships, I am currently involved with a music executive.
Q: You are openly bi-sexual?
A: Yes I am
Q: What sexual satisfaction
can a woman give you compared to a man?
A: Sometimes I desire the
softness and sensitivity of a woman compared to the strength and hardness of
Q: When you have sex with
women, are you dominant or passive?
A: I am more dominant, more
of a 'top' compared to a 'bottom.'
Q: Have you had many romantic
relationships with women?
A: No, I don't get emotionally
involved with women, I just have sex with them, I prefer men when it comes to
Q: I hear you decline invitations
to do private parties hosted by celebrities where adult stars can earn upwards
to $10,000 per night, why?
A: It's not my scene, I would
prefer to relax and read at the beach house.
Q: I also heard that a lot
of celebrity men have contacted Playboy and your agent requesting dates, I heard
you turned them down.
A: You heard right.
Q: A large number of your
adult films are girl/girl movies?
A: About 75% of my movies
are girl/girl, during the time I shot the those movies, I was heavily involved
in a relationship and I did girl/girl films instead of straight porn.
Q: I heard you receive a lot
of fan mail because of your films and your show "Night Calls 411?"
A: Yes I do, most of my mail
is from couples and female inmates.
A: Be sexy, sensitive and
A: Men who don't spoil me
Q: What famous people, male
and female, do you find attractive in the entertainment field?
A: Men: Sean Connery, Henry
Simmons, Brad Pitt. Women: Angelina Jolie
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: Horseback riding, swimming,
cooking, music and shopping.
Q: Favorite Travel Destinations?
A: Dominican Republic and
Q: Favorite Foods?
A: Anything that tastes good
Q: What do you do for relaxation?
A: I relax at a rented beach
house where I enjoy reading, cooking and relaxing by the fireplace.
Q: What car do you find sexy?
A: The Mercedes, 600 series.
Q: Ideal date?
A: I would cook, light a fireplace,
we would have stimulating conversation and watch a good movie. No sex
on the first date.
Q: Favorite color?
Q: Who is your role model?
A: My grandmother, she is
a good woman, a good person and she taught me how to cook.
Q: If you could have one celebrity
perform for you seductively, who would it be?
A: Actor Henry Simmons from
NYPD Blue, he is a hunk. Actress: Angelina Jolie
Q: Your website is red hot,
one of the hottest sites on the web, I also love the soundtrack.