ManCrush: David Luca
We caught up with David Luca for a behind-the-scenes look at his online life.
What led you to start exploring a career in porn?
It happened by accident. I was talking to a cute guy in Madrid who had added me on Facebook. It turned out he was a porn producer, and I said that I’d love to model for him sometime – thinking that nothing would come of it.
The next day, I was on a train to Madrid dying of nerves. For a clever guy, it was a rather stupid way of getting to meet someone cute.
Would you describe yourself as an exhibitionist?
Quite the opposite. I don’t talk about it often, but I’ve got crippling social anxiety. For example, the year I did porn was the first year I’d ever taken my top off on the beach. I had huge issues with my body, and with talking to strangers.
Porn has been a big part of overcoming that. Having people message me about my work, or starting conversations with me in bars, has helped me to come out of my shell and begin to deal with talking to strangers and becoming more confident with my looks.
Who are some of your porn heroes and inspirations?
My taste in porn has always been very hard-core and fetish-based.
I was also a teenager during the era of Brent Corrigan, so I remember the “golden age” of porn from the perspective of the horny teenage boy. Brent was always a mythical figure for me. He was someone I looked up to at the time.
I was also super into an actor called Gianni Luca who did some hard-core submissive porn. I don’t think he has any social media or stayed in porn that long – I’m not sure. He inspired my porn surname. His work was the kind of work I wanted to do myself.
If someone was thinking about giving porn a try, what advice or guidance would you give them?
It takes strength, commitment, and a good head for business and marketing. You won’t make a career from it unless you work as an escort, but it can be fun. Know how to look after yourself. Keep a good image, and remember that this is work.
However, if you’d like to do a one-off scene just to fulfil a fantasy, then just go for it! You’ll have fun, you’ll tick it off your bucket-list, and you can tell your friends about it afterwards.
Can we talk underwear?
I’m quite “blokey” – believe it or not. I just wear whatever is cleanish and close at hand.
My underwear is a mix of random boxers I’ve somehow accumulated over the last ten years – yes, some of them are that old. But, I guess I’d say boxer briefs is what I prefer to wear. They give you support but are still loose enough and masculine.
I like a binary masculine aesthetic when it comes to trying to catch a guy’s attention. The kind of men I like tend to be rough scally guys or skinheads, so they’re probably wearing loose boxers and crew socks. Socks are my biggest turn-on, I never really care about their pants.