job-searching when you share a name with a porn star

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A reader writes: In the last year or two, a woman who is about eight years younger than me has become a somewhat well-known porn star. My name is her birth name, not her stage name, but for whatever reason, they’re usually mentioned in the same breath/line. It should be pretty easy to separate the two of us (by age and, uh, specialty/interest), but I’m concerned that a cursory Google in response to my applications might be hurting my chances. . . .

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