Early career[ edit ] Janine Lindemulder modeled for Penthouse magazine, making her first appearance in the December issue, as the Pet of the Month.
Her first role came in the Italian film titled Bersaglio sull'autostrada. Both films achieved minimal success. She was featured in two more adult movies before joining Vivid Video as an exclusive "contract girl" who are collectively referred to as the Vivid Girls. Her first Vivid release was titled Parlor Games, and she would go on to be featured in over fifty other titles for the company. During her initial tenure with Vivid, Lindemulder continued to branch out into other forms of entertainment.
She formed half of the exotic dancing duo Blondage , along with fellow adult film performer Julia Ann ; the duo even headlined several videos for Vivid. She also appeared on Stern's television and radio shows as a featured guest.
Lindemulder was the cover model for blink 's album Enema of the State , and appeared in their video for the song " What's My Age Again? She also appeared in several other music videos. Her first film scene with a male was with Nick Manning in Maneater. Their marriage was documented in the Discovery Channel special Motorcycle Mania 3.
The presentation showed a wide range of their relationship: Upon Lindemulder's release, James and Lindemulder engaged in a custody battle over their daughter. Her request for expanded visitation rights was denied by an Orange County family court. In Lindemulder opposed James' planned move to Austin , introducing evidence that Sunny stayed with Sandra Bullock during Lindemulder's rehab stint in Arizona. Two days later, Lindemulder was arrested at her Texas home on harassment charges for calling James more than 25 times in the span of a few days.
She had previously been arrested on similar charges of sending threatening emails and voicemails to James. James filed for a temporary restraining order and legal separation from Janine Lindemulder in May , after she attacked him in their Seal Beach, California house. Janine became angry when she arrived back at the house and discovered Jesse loading her possessions into a truck. According to court documents, James said, "She began screaming and yelling at me She punched me in the face several times.
James also claimed that Lindemulder punched him in the eye on February 13, - and attempted to run him over with a vehicle in May of that year.
In August , Lindemulder pleaded guilty to federal misdemeanor charges of willful failure to pay federal income taxes. She was released, after serving four months, on July 13,