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Crazy Friday!!! Nigerian girl dies after buttocks surgery goes wrong

British born Nigerian dancer Claudia Aderotimi died last Tuesday February 8th at the Hampton Hotel in Philadelphia following an illegal buttocks enhancement procedure. Ms Claudia  20 from Hackney, East London believed according to reports that a more bootylicious backside would enhance her chances of becoming a hip hop star and appearing in music videos. Claudia, a student at Thames Valley university, London complained of chest pains and died twelve hours after receiving the illegal silicone injections.

Claudia is the girl in the white tank top.

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Another one bows out due to societal pressures. How many more will follow suit before we learn to love and accept all our imperfections?


5 comments on “Crazy Friday!!! Nigerian girl dies after buttocks surgery goes wrong

  1. Bernice Angoh Lakota
    February 11, 2011

    This is so very sad!

  2. T! Ntemgwa
    February 11, 2011

    man take yi hand find die. What a P T! I wonder if they r wearing something underneath in the video or is it the real size?

    • prgoretti
      February 11, 2011

      Yes they are wearing pillows. It’s still sad though.

  3. Yvonne
    February 12, 2011

    we really need to accept our imperfections Anu, so sad

  4. Yvonne Chindia Fomengia
    February 14, 2011

    Speechless! My heart goes out to the family. Lesson learned is for parents/society to assist in building up kids’ body image and self esteem.

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