Aspiring model sues Manhattan salon for “physical and emotional trauma”
Brazilian aspiring model Myrella Ikeda filed a $3-million personal injury lawsuit in a Manhattan federal court against the J Sisters salon, located in Manhattan, New York, after a visit in 2011 left her physically and emotionally traumatized, news.com.au reported on May 21.
Ikeda also accused Antonio Luis Rosa, the hairdresser in question, of being under the influence of drugs while styling her hair. The lawsuit states that co-owner Jonice Padilha called her afterwards to apologize and said that Rosa had taken drugs. Ikeda’s report indicates that her hair and scalp were burned when she left the salon. Later, damaged hair fell out. She was allegedly traumatized from this incident and discouraged from continuing to pursue her career.
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