Land of the mob: Mob forced San Francisco hair salon to close after Pelosi visitChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 10, 2020
San Francisco hair salon owner Erica Kious is shutting her doors for good after controversy over a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi destroyed her business, she told Tucker Carlson Tonight.
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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.
Kious told host Tucker Carlson she was attacked for exposing Pelosi.
“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.
“I'm actually afraid to go back... It’s a little scary and sad,” she said. “I do have a lot of positive calls and text messages from clients. But other than that, nothing but negativity."
A fundraiser for the salon has reached its goal of $300,000, the salon owner announced.
“I wish I could personally thank every person who sent me their prayers, words of encouragement and support, especially at a time when so many are struggling to make ends meet in their own lives,” Kious said before adding thanks to her family and friends for supporting her. ■