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She was one of eight women who accused James Deen of sexually assaulting them.

Amber Rayne: 27th annual Adult Video News Awards Show
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James Deen: 70th Venice International Film Festival
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Yesterday, sources close to the Detroit native told Adult Video News that the 31-year-had "passed away peacefully in her sleep" over the weekend.  

It’s unclear if her time of death took place on Saturday evening or Sunday morning.  An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause.

Last December, Rayne revealed to the Daily Beast how Deen raped her in the middle of a sex scene.

"’We’re friends now and I’ll sometimes bring it up as a joke and you can see it makes him physically uncomfortable when I do, so he does realize something was wrong that day," Rayne explained. 

"I thought it was an insecurity phase. He was just starting out, he was still a young punk kid coming in and I still didn’t know what the game was.

"His face twisted and he came down on my face two times- close-fisted," she recalled, added that he penetrated her so violently that she had to get stitches after.

"He just starts shoving things in to the point where he ripped it and I bled everywhere. There was so much blood I couldn’t finish the scene."

One of Deen’s ex-girlfriends, Joanna Angel tweeted that Deen is "dead on the inside and dead to me. He’s literally the worst person I’ve ever met."

Farrah Abraham also claims that Deen "drugged, raped and abused" her when they were dating in 2013.

Deen has denied any wrongdoing.

A few of Rayne’s tweets before her death indicated heartbreak over losing her horse..

"The hardest thing you’ll ever learn in life is how to say goodbye even though you’re not ready to..Luuk.. Thank you for everything," she wrote.

"dont know how to say goodbye right now but I can say thank you for reminding me how much fun it was to fly."

The night before her death, Rayne tweeted about her friends checking in on her.

"Girlfriend calls me and after I answer ‘hello?" Goes ‘oh shit…That’s it..Unlock your gate, Im coming over with wine, cookie dough & pizza."

Our thoughts are with Rayne’s friends and family.

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