The famous woman who went viral after getting dubbed as the Gorilla Glue girl has set up her own fundraiser.
According to media reports, Tessica Brown gained instant fame after she recorded her daunting experience of using Gorilla Glue to fix her hair into place. As you can probably expect, the end result was disastrous, with the chemical adhesive sticking to her scalp.
Helpless and clueless about what to do next, she shared her story online with TikTok viewers. And that’s how her silly story gained the media’s attention. Despite countless washes and advice from experts, nothing worked for her. Therefore, she opted to set up her fundraiser to help gain money and find an expert consultant who would do the job for her. Shockingly, generous hearts contributed, giving her a grand total that surpasses $25,000.
Here are the latest updates from the bizarre and unbelievable story that might leave you in awe for days.
Gorilla Glue sets up fundraiser
Whenever someone sets up a fundraiser, there are doubtful chances of it getting recognized and people contributing to it.
And that was exactly what this young woman felt.Tessica Brown made heads turn after she used a chemical adhesive to fix her hair into place. Failing to recognize the consequences of her actions, she went ahead and performed the hazardous task.
And in the end, it was a horrific disaster. The glue stuck so firmly into place, it wouldn’t move. Thinking that it would serve as an ideal substitute for hairspray, she had zero ideas about the sticky mess that lay ahead.
Now, after setting up her fundraiser, she hoped and prayed viewers would donate money so she could receive professional help. Initially, Tessica hoped for just $1500 so she could pay for a haircut and perhaps some wigs. But little did she know about the generous souls who felt sorry for her.
Currently, her fundraiser stands at a mega $21,000. And it’s beyond anybody’s expectations.
The story of Tessica Brown goes viral
Just last week, Tessica Brown from Louisianna made the news. She uploaded a video through her TikTok account that gained instant viewership in no time. Think along the lines of 20 million views. But what did her video contain that people simply couldn’t get enough of?
Well, Tessica explained to audiences about her sticky mess, revolving around her braided hairstyle. It was in the same glued position for more than 30 days now and she just felt helpless and clueless about what to do next.
Viewers began pouring their suggestions in. While some suggesting washes with coconut oil, others advised seeking professional help too. But even after visiting her local doctor, he also mentioned how he couldn’t do anything about her dire state. The Gorilla Glue girl even washed her head 15 times, but nothing ran in her favor.
Tessica then filmed herself cutting off her ponytail as the agony was just unbearable.
A ray of hope emerges
Finally, news broke out about how a doctor in California by the name of Dr.
Michael Obeng opted to help her.He was a surgeon from Beverly Hills who was nice enough to do the procedure for free. Usually, such procedures cost around $12,500. Here, the kind-hearted surgeon only wished to help the poor woman out, getting her tresses back to their original state.
For the procedure, Tessica had to fly out to meet the doctor for a consultation. And the outcome looks promising.
Currently, Brown’s GoFundMe account is doing particularly well. Strangers donated left and right, making her total amount become more than $25,000.
While the account doesn’t contain any description, it does feature her name and an image from the ER room. And that’s as she attempts to get her treatment done for her hair.
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