GORILLA Glue girl Tessica Brown has found herself in another sticky situation - as her GoFundMe has been locked and is under investigation.
Brown is unable to withdraw the money, which she intends to donate to charity, after people have alleged the account is fraudulent.
A GoFundMe was set up for the mother to help with the cost of wigs and medical bills that reached over $23,000 after she originally asked for $1,500.
After Brown underwent a free operation by Dr. Michael Obeng to remove the Gorilla Glue from her hair, she pledged to give the donations to charity.
But she claims the funds have since been frozen - telling the New York Post, They won’t even release it to me because that many people have called and said it was a fraudulent account.
Every time you look at it it says it’s under investigation.
The Louisiana native claims jealous online critics have disputed her intentions to distribute the funds, resulting in her GoFundMe access being blocked.
It comes after she hit back at social media users trolling her and suggesting she faked her predicament to win clout on video sharing site TikTok.
The 40-year-olds hair mishap has saw her earn a celebrity management team and merchandise line and even inspire a sketch on Saturday Night Live.
The video explaining her misadventure went viral and attracted celebrity attention from the likes of Chance the Rapper.
I’m like we can donate to Dr. Obeng… and the rest of that I’m going to donate it to three families in St. Bernard Parish, Brown explained to the New York Post.
She planned to show my appreciation for his foundation and also I can help the next person, by donating $20,000 to Dr. Obengs Restore Worlwide foundation.
The Ghanian doctor travels to developing countries to perform procedures patients do not have access to.
That’s going to be pretty upsetting because who are y’all to say, you know, this was a fraudulent account? For one, Dr. Obeng brought me from St. Bernard Parish to Hollywood, like I seen the sign, to take this out of my head like this man didn’t have to do none of this, she said.
Brown planned to bung the rest of the cash to help struggling families in her local parish, but complained: No matter what I do its a problem.
Brown has faced accusations of faking her faux pas to become an internet sensation.
A wave of copycats have since imitated the dangerous stunt, including TikToker Avani Reyes, 20, who claims she also accidentally set her hair with Gorilla Glue spray, just days after Brown went viral.
One desperate wannabe, rapper Len Martin, 37, pretended to stick a Solo cup to his face before admitting he faked the incident to prove Brown was lying.
A GoFundMe spokesperson told the publication they are in touch with Brown and working with her on the withdrawal of funds.
Prior to the withdrawal, she must clearly state on the campaign page how she intends to use the funds, the statement read.
Brown says she amended the donation page to explain she was using the money for costs related to her recovery, but it has not been updated to explain her latest charitable intentions.
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