Up in Smoke

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What’s your secret taboo? Special kink? Recently, the Pornhub statisticians have been taking a closer look at some of the most popular niches among our users, while examining and teasing out some trends within these groups. We’ve looked into BDSM as well as how the 50 Shades of Grey film affected these types of searches on our site. This particular installment in on smoking. While the smoking fetish is certainly a popular one on Pornhub, our findings quickly revealed that in addition to a strong interest in or fetishization of the act of smoking itself, there appears to be many marijuana affectionados among our users. As such, for this special collab with High Times, we’ve divided this post into two parts; the first focusing on the wonderful world of weed-related porn searches and the second honing in on general smoking-specific data. Let’s light it up!


Some Like it Hot: Marilyn Monroe Searches


It’s difficult to name a sex symbol more iconic than Marilyn Monroe. Despite the fact that it has been over 50 years since her passing, the image of the blonde bombshell who seduced a president and seemingly an entire nation is still recognized all over the world. Her curves paved the road for the likes of Kim Kardashian while variants on her blonde waves, red lips and bedroom eyes can be seen on countless porn and Hollywood stars alike. The departed megastar would have been 89 on June 1st of this year and to mark the occasion, Lifetime aired a two part biopic chronicling the highs and lows of her life over the 30th and 31st of May. Interestingly, searches for Marilyn Monroe skyrocketed on Pornhub during this time, averaging at a 90% increase over the weekend. The chart below more clearly indicates how the premiering of the film influenced searches for the actress over the 3 day period.


Pornhub & Romania

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After stints in Hungary and Moldova, the Pornhub statisticians are back in Eastern Europe for an in depth look at how the people of Romania do Pornhub. Today’s post is part of a special collab with our friends over at ziarulring.ro so we’re setting off to do what we do best and bring you the cold hard porno facts on the country that ranks 20th for most visitors to Pornhub. Let’s go!


Pornhub & France


France is one hell of a country. When Pornhub found out that the French have been statistically proven to be the most frequently sexually active people on the planet, we couldn’t wait to get our hands on some exclusive porno stats pertaining to this gorgeous Western-European country, and we’re bringing you the best of our findings today as a part of a special collaboration with Lui Magazine. In fact, pornography as we know it owes quite a bit to the French, who are credited with the invention of both photography and cinema.


Pornhub & Portugal

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Olá from beautiful Portugal! With recent trips to Spain and Italy under our belts, we couldn’t wait to get back to work in this part of the world, so as a part of an exclusive collab with our friends at Jornal de Negocios the Pornhub statisticians gave Europe’s westernmost country a thorough top to bottom exam. The results are in, so let’s take a look at how the Portuguese get down with the best site in the world. 


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