Q&A: The Filmmaker Who Held a Virginity Auction

A screenshot from Catrina's video introduction for the ‘Virgins Wanted’ auction site Courtesy YouTube

At the end of a 38-day online auction, Australian director Justin Sisely claims to have sold the virginity of two young people on Oct. 24 for his documentary, Virgins Wanted. According to the film’s website, 20-year-old Brazilian student Catarina Migliorini’s virginity went for $780,000, and that of 23-year-old Alexander Stepanov from Russia went for $3,000. Sisely told reporters the two will lose their virginity to the bidders on a plane to circumvent prostitution laws, but the acts will not be filmed.

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