Why was Emily Willis hospitalised?
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Reports emerged that Willis was rushed to a hospital in Thousand Oaks, California, after being found unresponsive due to an apparent overdose.
Details surrounding the drug overdose suggest that it was accidental, with Willis having been transported from a celebrity rehab facility in Malibu, where she was reportedly receiving treatment for addiction.
Born Litzy Lara Banulos in Argentina, Willis moved to the United States at the age of 7. After a brief introduction to Mormonism in Utah, she ventured to California at 18, where her path towards adult film stardom began.
Since 2017, Willis has become a recognized name in the industry, known for her dynamic performances and contributions across various platforms, including winning Female Performer of The Year at the Adult Video News Awards in 2021.
When this article was published, Emily Willis was still fighting for her life in hospital.
This is a developing story.
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