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Chicago – World-renowned rigger and award-winning Director/Dominatrix Julie Simone has scored a coveted 2019 XBIZ Awards nomination for BDSM Release of the Year.

This is the third year in a row that Julie has scored a BDSM Release of the Year award nomination from XBIZ. The eighth installment of the Femdom Fatale series is all about Aggressive Anal Femdom Pegging Strap-On Sex. “Femdom Fatale VIII: Anal Fuckfest” was directed by and stars Julie, as well as Elena DeLuca, Lady Toro, Betty Pickle, and Candi Cumdump. The 90-minute film from Julie Simone Productions was one of the most popular fetish VOD titles on AEBN, Gamelink, and Hotmovies, and now it can add award-nominated to its accolades.

“’Femdom Fatale VIII: Anal Fuckfest’ was one of my two passion projects this year,” says Julie Simone. “All the scenes were intense and I’m thrilled it was recognized by XBIZ!”

The 2019 XBIZ Awards honors the best in the industry of sex. The star-studded ceremony will be hosted by the infamous Stormy Daniels on Thursday, January 17th at the Westin Bonaventure in Downtown Los Angeles. More information about the show can be found at

Julie is also vying for nominations from the BBW Awards Show. She’s asking her fans to write her in for Femdom of the Year and Best Alternative/Tattooed Starlet. Head over to cast your vote before midnight on December 16th. You can only vote once per IP. The BBW Awards Show is set to take place on Tuesday, January 22nd, at the Fuso Nightclub on the roof of the iconic Hustler Club in Las Vegas. More information about the event including VIP tickets can be found at

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Julie Simone started off as an art and glamour model, but quickly rose to the top of the Domination scene. She was the first woman to be awarded the Best Rigger Award in 2004, opening the door for women in what was previously a male-dominated field. She has continued to set the bar high with her highly-stylized DVDs, which have earned her multiple AVN and XBIZ nominations, film festival screenings, 2 Feminist Porn Awards, speaking engagements on panels, and in 2013 a coveted spot in the AVN Hall of Fame and was awarded Indie Porn Icon by the FPAs. Julie graced the cover of Old Nick and Kink Queens Magazines and has been published in Leg Show Magazine, Leg World Magazine, Bizarre, Nugget, Knave (UK), Ravers (UK), Secret (Belgium), Bondage & Fetish (France), Schlagzeilen (Germany), “Legs” -Dave Naz, “Bad Girls Hotel” – Bob Coulter, “Shibari” – Master K, Marquis Magazine and more. In addition to numerous website credits and starring in over 300 DVDs, she’s also appeared on G4TV’s “Attack of the Show”, Playboy TV, and starred in a YouTube clip that went viral, “Dominatrix in the Park”, which was featured on Tosh.0, Gawker, VH1, as well as several other mainstream blogs.