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Matthew Camp talks the blurred line between sex and art as he strips off for Attitude's Body Issue

The internet sensation continues to shed his inhibitions for his most candid interview ever.

2019-02-28

With more than 550,000 followers on Instagram, Matthew Camp ranks alongside some of the world's biggest male models when it comes to online clout. Not bad for a boy who began his career as a go-go dancer in the the bars of New York at 21.

As the face of numerous underwear brands and with his own fragrance and clothing line, the 34-year-old internet star has turned his loyal online fanbase into a personal business empire - and his notoriety only grew when he recently began sharing explicit videos, for a fee, on OnlyFans.

In a world where social media numbers are currency, Matthew is cashing in - but as he explains as he poses for a jaw-dropping new shoot in Attitude's Body Issue - available to download and to order globally now - he sees the commodification of his own body as an artform.

“I’d wanted to shoot sex videos for a while because I feel there’s this divide between art and sex,” he expains. “I don’t see them as different. They’re both an emotional expression.

Matthew Camp, shot by Danny Baldwin exclusively for Attitude's Body Issue

“In porn, it’s maybe the wrong term to use because it has such a specific connotation in those prearranged situations. But I like the OnlyFans aspect because you can curate your own, and share them with people.

“It’s important to document sex because there’s nothing wrong with it, there’s nothing shameful about it and there’s nothing crazy about it. You should be able to watch sex as entertainment. 

The California-born influencer goes on: “It’s about control. If people were openly having sex indiscriminately it would change the way our society works, and the way our government works.

Matthew Camp, shot by Danny Baldwin exclusively for Attitude's Body Issue

“Our government needs us to keep producing people, to keep producing money, and contributing to GDP.

He adds: “Everyone’s body is a commodity whether they realise it or not.

“To me, there’s no difference between somebody standing behind a cash register for 10 hours a day and another person who has sex for 10 or 20 grand a month. Who’s having more fun?

“It’s about life choices, and people being indoctrinated with guilt about enjoying their life."

Check out Matthew's full shoot and interview in the Attitude Body Issue, out now.

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