Her First Scene: Kleio Valentien
Kleio Valentien, popular ink’d star who recently made a (literal) splash with the VOD bestseller Squirtwoman: Wasteland, is nearing a full decade as an adult performer. Let’s take a look back at her very first on-camera work in this edition of “Her First Scene.”
Movie: Crushing On Kleio
Studio: Burning Angel
Where: Los Angeles, California
Released (DVD): 3/23/2010
How: Valentien moved into the industry in an incremental way: first with nude modeling for art classes in her native Austin, Texas; then with internet modeling; and then finally with a submission on Burning Angel’s talent-scout website. “[I] talked to my husband about it and he knows how I have always wanted to do something like that so he said for me to go for it,” Valentien told XCritic.
Trivia: In the initial phases of Valentien’s porn career, she commuted back and forth from Texas. She took her stage name from the first name of a friend who encouraged her to join the industry. She chose “Valentine” because of the lyrical way it flowed with Kleio, but tweaked the spelling to avoid confusion with another (now non-existent) Kleio Valentine Twitter account. When her first scene appeared, Valentien was still simply known as “Kleio.”
Observations: The scene comes second in the actual movie itself, following a sequence where Valentien chats with James Deen. As scene two opens, Valentien, Mr. Pete, and Alec Knight are sitting together on a couch, watching an episode of Burning Angel Jeopardy. Valentien begins to get bored, so she hops up to go into the kitchen to make some popcorn. Unbeknownst to Pete and Knight, she masturbates to pass the time as the popcorn pops in the microwave. By the time she returns to the living room, she’s ready for more stimulation than her fingers alone can provide. Valentien eases into a threesome with all the consummate professionalism of a star with years of experience! Oh, and did we mention that this first scene also includes anal action? That is how you kick off a career! The scene also allows fans to check out Kleio’s beautiful body as it was before she enhanced her bust size to DD.
The critics said: “I dare any of you to watch this and not to be crushing on Kleio by the time you are done, I know it’s a cheesy saying, but it makes sense after watching it. So congrats to you miss Kleio, your movie is going to be getting our highest rating of XCRITIC PICK and I cannot wait to see more of you.” (XCritic)
Quotable: “Not my first time, but my first time on camera. I had also never flown before, and I was living in Texas so I got to experience a whole lot of new things for the first time that weekend. I flew out here, shot three scenes that weekend, and then went back home. And it was amazing.” (Valentien, as quoted by AVN)
Watch the full scene in Crushing On Kleio.