House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was at the center of an ugly controversy just days ago, taking political heat for flouting the COVID guidelines in San Francisco in order to get her hair done.
The salon owner blasted the politician for being treated inside the establishment as the city’s guidelines strictly forbade any beauty appointments occurring indoors. The stylist involved rented space from the owner, hence the disconnect in procedure.
After the incident became public, and Pelosi began taking heat, Madame Speaker then unbelievably claimed that the entire situation was a “set up” meant to damage her politically.
Now, the salon owner has some some sad news.
San Francisco hair salon owner Erica Kious is shutting her doors for good after controversy over a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week destroyed her business, she told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Wednesday.
“I am actually done in San Francisco and closing my doors, unfortunately,” she announced.
Fox News obtained surveillance video last week of Pelosi visiting the salon for a hair wash and blowout, despite the fact that San Francisco salons were closed at the time due to the coronavirus pandemic. The video showed Pelosi walking through the interior of the salon without wearing a mask.
The backlash was swift:
“I started to just get a ton of phone calls, text messages, emails, all my Yelp reviews… saying that they hope I go under and that I fail,” she said. “So just a lot of negativity towards my business.”
Kious said the negativity has made her hesitant to return to San Francisco, where she has lived for the past 15 years.
Kious went on to say that she was actually concerned about her safety, given the political tumult that has gripped the nation.
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