Salon 'charges overweight people more' for pedicures

20 March, 2017, 22:54 | Author: Eloise Marshall
  • Salon 'charges overweight people more' for pedicures

"I'm a nail tech and am gobsmacked with the sign".

"Sorry, but if you are overweight, pedicures will be $45 due to service fees for the pedicurists". A regular pedicure in the establishment costs $30 at most.

Rose Nails, a shop located in Memphis, Tenessee, had allegedly put up a sign demanding more pay from heavier customers for their services.

In the past week, Ferguson's post has been shared more than 500 times, and has gotten more than 70 comments, a lot of them from angry women accusing the nail salon of fat shaming and discriminating against overweight customers.

"That's discrimination. they can get sued for that", said one commenter. "Federal and state violations, fines and lawsuits are permanent!" Speaking to Nguyen, WREG reporter Shay Arthur told the businessman about how many women were upset over the sign.

The woman who posted the picture claimed it was Tennessee's Rose Nails, where the usual cost of the service is $25 (£20). He said that the photo "could be anywhere" except his salon.

Ferguson is incredulous at Rose Salon's denial.

But local news channel WREG showed him a wider shot which showed the sign in a premises with the "same walls, same signs and same flooring" as the salon.

A picture of the sign was shared on Facebook by Deshania Ferguson, who was appalled at the price hike.

Nguyen did, however, say that he had rejected serving larger customers before because he claims to have lost over $2,000 after two salon chairs were broken.

The alleged nail salon fat shaming case in Memphis isn't without precedent.

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