CHATSWORTH, Calif. — AVN has reviewed an advance copy of Vivid Entertainment's Faithless, starring former Miss USA and soap opera actress Kelli McCarty... and the verdict is HOT.

McCarty won the Miss Kansas beauty pageant in 1990 and took the Miss USA crown in 1991. Best known to TV viewers for her seven-year stint on the NBC daytime soap "Passions," McCarty is married to mainstream producer Matt Dearborn and has appeared in such series as "Melrose Place", "Silk Stalkings", and "Beverly Hills, 90210".

Vivid broke the news of McCarty's porn debut this morning. Directed by AVN Award-winner Paul Thomas, Faithless  stars the former beauty queen as an unhappily married woman who seduces her stepdaughter's boyfriend.

The supporting cast includes Daisy Marie, Jennifer Dark, Kelly Leigh, Voodoo, James Deen, Steven St. Croix and Herschel Savage. 

Faithless scored a 4A rating from AVN associate editor Nelson X, who was especially impressed by McCarty's sexual performance. To find out why, click here.