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‘Gorilla Glue lady’ Tessica Brown explains how she accidentally went viral

The Louisiana girl who went viral for utilizing Gorilla Glue as hairspray mentioned in an interview that she by no means supposed to unfold her sticky saga on-line — however was determined for assist in untangling her mess.

“I by no means was going to take this to social media. The rationale I took this to social media was as a result of I didn’t know what else to do,” Tessica Brown advised ET.

“And I do know someone on the market might have advised me one thing. I didn’t assume for one second after I received up the following morning it was gonna be in all places,” she added.

Brown, whose hair has been caught strong for a month, on Wednesday mentioned she can be going to see a surgeon to get unstuck.

She made the announcement after TMZ reported {that a} Beverly Hills plastic surgeon had supplied to assist freed from cost.

In describing how she ended up within the furry predicament, Brown advised ET that she “undoubtedly” regrets utilizing the economic energy adhesive after working out of hairspray simply as she was about to depart her residence.

The mom of 5 mentioned she had used Gorilla Glue earlier than — although by no means on her hair — and assumed she might merely “wash it proper out.”

Tessica Brown who used Gorilla Glue on her hair
She got down to increase $1,500 — however by 9 a.m. Tuesday had raised greater than $13,382 with donations from 776 individuals.Instagram

After attempting to make use of olive, tea tree and different oils to clean off the glue, she determined to show to social media — after which went to St. Parish Hospital in Chalmette, the place well being staff tried utilizing “little acetone packs.”

However Brown denied spending 22 hours within the ER as her video looking for assist took the web by storm and she was quickly dubbed “Gorilla Glue Woman.”

“I advised my son at this time, ‘I want I might simply return,’ as a result of I’m over it. I’m over it,” she advised ET. “I’m often the individual that I don’t care what individuals say. I simply transfer at my very own tempo. I don’t care what individuals say, but it surely’s simply attending to the purpose the place individuals are on TV saying stuff about me.”

Brown continued: “If you happen to knew me, you wouldn’t say half the stuff they’re saying. Then someone mentioned, ‘Oh, she’s simply put that on her head on goal simply to get to right here.’ Who of their proper thoughts would say, ‘Oh nicely, let me simply spray this in my head and grow to be well-known in a single day’? By no means! … Who would need them to try this? I wanted someone to inform me how to take this off — that’s all it was.”

Brown, who owns Tessica’s Little Angels daycare and runs the Dazzling Divaz dance group, mentioned she “didn’t want this” as her companies have been struggling through the coronavirus pandemic.

“[The news] put up an image of me being bald, which wasn’t me. [My daughter] needed to take care of that yesterday. The academics are speaking about it,” she advised the outlet.

“My little lady, she don’t need me to do her hair no extra. I advised her, ‘Let me do your hair.’ She mentioned, ‘You’re not doing my hair.’ However I’m pondering she’s joking and enjoying, however she didn’t let me do it,” Brown added.

She has already raised greater than $16,000 in an internet fundraiser, cash she mentioned will go towards “the wigs that everyone is telling me I’m going to want. That’s why I all the time mentioned $1,500.”

“From us studying about every thing — and already executed begin taking place — [I’m getting] excessive complications,” she mentioned. “And the [doctors] mentioned by the point they get all of it out or minimize all of it off, I could have scalp harm and in some components it might by no means develop again.”

Brown shared that what she finds probably the most hurtful is being known as “Gorilla Glue Woman,” which “bothers my little women after they go to highschool.”

“My identify is Tessica. Each time someone places up one thing on social media, that’s it, my inbox is flooded. Don’t fear about this factor. Yeah, y’all can say that. That is what my momma retains telling me, ‘Cease studying the feedback,’” she mentioned.

“However I can’t assist myself. I’m going learn them, they usually’re nonetheless sending me clips of what occurred … It’s means, means, means an excessive amount of,” Brown added.

Amid all of the mockery and taunts, although, some individuals have come out in help of the girl.

Beyoncé’s hairstylist, Neal Farinah, has supplied her a wig, whereas celebrities like Missy Elliott and Likelihood the Rapper even have backed her, in accordance with ET.

 “I’m glad mfs really supporting her through this,” Likelihood mentioned on Twitter. “Once I watched the video the second time it was laborious to snigger trigger I might inform shorty genuinely didn’t know she had put one of many worlds strongest adhesives in her sh*t. I hope she recovers nicely.”

“Porsha [Williams], she desires to ship me hair. Jess Hilarious, me and her discuss day by day like we’re mates,” Brown mentioned. “Lots of people wish to give me hair, however the motive I wasn’t accepting it’s as a result of I don’t need individuals to be like, ‘Oh, that’s why she did it.’”

She additionally denied claims that she is contemplating suing Gorilla Glue for the debacle. The corporate has empathized along with her state of affairs.

“If y’all knew me, y’all know I might by no means, ever do something for clout. If y’all knew me, y’all would love me. Every thing that y’all saying, name me, discuss to me. I’ll discuss to you. I actually would discuss to lots of people. I’m not that individual y’all attempting to make me out to be,” Brown advised ET.

“I’m not this entire Gorilla Glue lady, my identify is Tessica Brown. Name me. I’ll discuss to you. I’ll let precisely who I’m,” she added.

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