Core expert and reporter Tia Brown goes undercover to investigate the butt injection black market. Find out why this illegal industry is so alluring.
Fundraising in this area is to provide scholarships for deserving and qualified persons interested in pursuing careers as artists and other related fields. Scholarships will assist with registration fees and tuitions costs to art schools and for entry into art exhibits and the like. Karima excelled as an artist in her high school’s art program.... Read More
Stayed tuned for more information on upcoming events. KGF’s underlying thread will be to empower participants to save their lives and the lives of others through exposure to the dangers of illegal body enhancement cosmetic procedures, as well as to encourage self-esteem building through workshops, seminars, scholarships, pageantry and the arts. The programs and events offered... Read More
More and more women are turning to illegal, black market injections to increase the size of their butt, and some are suffering dire consequences. Women are choosing these injections over implants because of cost and convenience.
By Dr. Drew staff Updated 1:41 AM EDT, Wed June 20, 2012 On Tuesday night, HLN’s Dr. Drew was joined by a mother-of-two who spent thousands of dollars on illegal butt injections. Vanity Wonder, 30, has since written a book entitled “Shot Girls”, where she exposes the secret world of black market cosmetic procedures. “Girls... Read More
Dr. Onyewu Discusses the Dangers of Illegal Butt Injections on WUSA 9 Many men and women flock to “pumping parties” to get their faces and bodies injected with industrial-grade substances by unlicensed physicians. Little do they know, the side effects of “getting pumped” may be irreversible or fatal. During WUSA 9’s News at 11, reporter... Read More
To hear Natasha Stewart tell it, she was just trying to help an insecure woman when she helped arrange for her to get silicone injections in her buttocks, shots that prosecutors say were deadly. A jury disagreed, convicting Stewart on Friday of culpable negligence manslaughter. Stewart, of suburban Memphis, Tenn., was found guilty Friday in... Read More
She is known as the so-called “Queen of Butt Injections.” Kimberly Smedley traveled all over the East Coast for 13 years illegally injecting thousands of women with silicone in their breasts and buttocks. After being caught by the feds, she served three years in prison and paid a $25,000 fine. Smedley sat down with FOX... Read More
Apryl, 47, shares her devastating experience with illegal buttock-enhancing injections, which resulted in the amputation of her buttocks, hands and feet. The Doctors talked to a woman who lost her hands and feet after getting a black market butt injection. Apryl was always teased about having a flat butt. She went on a quest for... Read More
JACKSON, Miss. — A Georgia woman had little chance of surviving an illegal cosmetic procedure in Mississippi because the silicone-like substance that was injected in her buttocks caused the blood clots in her lungs that killed her, an investigator testified Monday. Lee McDivitt, an investigator with the Mississippi attorney general’s office, testified during a preliminary... Read More