Erik Rhodes, an exclusive model for
Falcon Studios, is dead at the age of 30.
A tweet broke the news to his fans:
“Erik Rhodes has left us this morning at 5:30am his family and
boyfriend Riccardo are in deep pain, please respect this sad moment.”
Several sources are reporting that
Rhodes died of a heart attack, but an official determination has yet
to be made.
The massive 6-foot-3 230 pound
performer openly discussed his use of recreational drugs and
bodybuilding steroids on his Erik
“I'm waiting until I pop,” Rhodes
wrote in his last blog entry in which he discussed his steroid
regimen. “Or my liver fails … which every [sic] comes first.”
Rhodes started his porn career as a
Falcon Studio exclusive in 2004. He went on to become a successful
director for the studio.
In a statement, Falcon described Rhodes
as a “massively muscled” and equally beautiful human being.
“It is with utmost sadness that we
make the announcement of Erik Rhodes' passing. We offer our
condolences to Erik's family, friends and loved ones. He was a
genuine and caring man with extraordinary attractiveness and a
massive muscled frame. Erik was an equally beautiful human being who
lit up a room, and brought fun and joy to our studio and his fans
that was unparalleled. He was a giving person with a special wit,
and he put his all into every performance. He wanted to give his
fans the best he could every single time he stepped in front of the
camera. Rest in peace, Erik and know that we are celebrating your
life and your achievements, but we will miss you and all the special
moments you have given us forever,” the studio said.