My Exclusive Interview with AVN Magazine…
Tell us about yourself. How long has your site been online?
I’m 26 years old, and I’ve been working, producing and managing my official website since 2005. I enjoy my career even more now than when I first started. I consider myself the girl next door with a secret identity. When I first started my website back in 2005, things were very different. I had no say on anything or where my career was going. I was unknowingly controlled by my photographer at the time, who manipulated me and my partners. I had no say when it came to any and all production related to my website. He had one vision—quantity vs. quality—which goes in direct conflict with my values. Now, I don’t want to scream out loud that I had a bad experience, but if I knew back then what I know now, things would have been very different. I like to believe that nothing in life happens without reason, which leads me to believe that these experiences helped me become who I am now—a model and webmaster prepared to do things the right way, keeping values ahead of profit margins while building long-lasting business relationships.
How would you describe your site? You have the teen look going on, but also a little bit of a punk/alt aesthetic too
Now more than ever I believe my site shows off my true personality. I look very young, that’s no secret, but what might not be known is I don’t enjoy being promoted as a “teen” model. My teen years are behind me and now it’s time to promote me as a woman. I chose not to classify my image; I’m me, Ariel Rebel, a personality who happens to be naked online.
What’s your favorite thing about being a solo-girl model?
My absolute favorite would be the seeing myself in all the beautiful photo shoots and movies we’ve created. I love knowing I’m a muse for tens of thousands of watchers out there. I’m very close to my fans and talk with them on a daily basis via my Twitter (@ArielRebel), official website, free blog (ArielRebelUnplugged.com) and many other social media sites too long to list here. I’ve very much enjoyed my experience as a solo-girl model and have no plans on stopping; I plan updating my website for years to come. What may not be known is what I love even more then modeling is geeking out! I love spending my days on Photoshop, Wacom in hand, designing websites, creating marketing strategies and anything concerning the creation and production of my affiliate program, RebelsOwnTheNet.com.