Four LuLaRoe consultants interviewed by Bloomberg reported that they were pressured by founder DeAnne Brady or her sister Lynnae to go to Tijuana, Mexico and have so-called weight-loss surgery.
Sam Schultz, the sisters’ nephew explained “Lynnae charges $5,000, but it only costs $4,000. You pay her through PayPal, she gets a cut, then takes you to Mexico.” Consultant Courtney says “the sisters referred to themselves as the Tijuana Skinnies.” Stacy Kristina, a LuLaRoe consultant, told Bloomberg “I was told by DeAnne herself that she likes her leaders to be a size small or medium.”
Let’s be clear about what’s going on here: Not happy enough with cheating fat consultants out of their money through her pyramid scheme, LuLaRoe’s leader was making $1,000 a pop for sending fat independent consultants have a surgery that may leave them thin, or maimed, or dead – and nobody knows which until it’s all over.
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5 thoughts on “LuLaRoe Founder Profits From So-Called Weight Loss Surgeries”
this is horrible
That’s awful. OMG Now I never will buy their stuff.
And if you read Ragen’s article, about halfway through is a link to another Ravishly article about LuLaRoe. https://ravishly.com/LulaRoe-Steals
It lists several ways in which the company rips off customers, consultants, and even people not affiliated with their company in any way! They actually steal art, from artists, printing it on their clothes without 1) asking permission or 2) paying the artists for the art. In one case, they even kept the original artist’s watermark on the print!
It’s almost as if these people wrote up a list of all the bad things they can do with one company, and are just going down the list, checking off each item as they go. “Let’s see what other horrible things we can cram into this business before someone forces us to close down.”
WOW this is even more reason not to like or support this company! How sad!
That’s beyond fucked up.