The owner of the salon at the center of the controversy surrounding House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s August hair treatment says her salon has officially gone under.
Erica Kious, the owner of eSalon in the city where she has lived for 15 years, told Fox News host Tucker Carlson Wednesday that her business has closed permanently.
The closure comes after Pelosi visited the salon on Aug. 31, before salons in San Francisco were permitted to begin seeing customers.
Pelosi was filmed inside the salon not wearing a mask, but later blamed the scandal on the salon.
Kious explained to Carlson how the controversy has affected her life.
“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.”
“I am actually