Posted on: December 19, 2022, 05:48h.
Final up to date on: December 19, 2022, 05:53h.
Jamie Lopez, the star of the WE television actuality present Tremendous Sized Salon and the founding father of Las Vegas’ Babydoll Magnificence Couture salon, has died. She was solely 37 years outdated. In keeping with TMZ, she had been hospitalized in Las Vegas and died over the weekend of coronary heart issues.
Jamie Lopez, 37, was the founding father of Las Vegas’ Babydoll Magnificence Couture and the star of We television’s ‘Tremendous Sized Salon’. (Picture: Fb)
Lopez’s salon posted a press release in her reminiscence on its Instagram web page on Monday. It learn: “On behalf of the Babydoll Magnificence Couture staff, we regretfully announce, with nice ache, the passing of the founder and proprietor of Babydoll Magnificence Couture, the Legendary Jamie Lopez.
It continued: “We ask, on behalf of the Babydoll household, that you simply enable us time to course of this great loss. Additional particulars and preparations will likely be introduced quickly. We’ve suffered a rare loss and admire the time and area to grieve in peace. Please preserve our Babydoll household and staff lifted in your hearts and prayers.”
Lemonade out of Lemons
Lopez, who at one level weighed 846 lbs., opened her first magnificence salon in 2012 in Los Angeles. She usual the enterprise concept out of a private humiliation.
“It was a traumatizing expertise to have a chair break,” Lopez advised KTNV-TV in 2017, referring to her go to to “the final salon I’ve ever been to that wasn’t my very own – as a result of, I used to be like, I’m not doing this anymore.”
Whereas most salons have the identical standard-size seating choices, Babydoll Magnificence Couture caters to plus-sized ladies. Its specifically made salon chairs are 85 inches large and its pedicure benches assist as much as 600 kilos.
“I began off as a make-up artist and was extremely discriminated in opposition to for being a plus-size girl,” Lopez advised Yahoo Magnificence in 2017. “I used to be impressed by there being no place I might get my nails or hair finished that might accommodate my wants as a plus-size girl, and I made a decision it was time to make some adjustments for the plus-size ladies of the world.
“It makes me very upset to be mistreated due to my measurement, and never have a spot the place I can get lovely,” she continued. ‘When ladies stroll away from getting providers finished at my salon, I need them to really feel lovely, assured, and attractive.”
In 2017, Lopez relocated her salon to Las Vegas, designing it whereas she was too heavy to get away from bed. The We television present tracked her progress, together with her 400-lb. weight reduction, and her first time strolling inside the brand new salon.
Tremendous Sized Salon, which premiered earlier this 12 months – was about to start capturing its second season.