LA Woman Gets Butt Injections With Bathroom Sealant; Ends Up Having To Amputate Arms, Legs And Buttocks

May 31, 2013  |  

While many people might ask, “Why would anyone in their right mind do something as dangerous as getting butt injections??” there are many women out here who are putting their lives at risk for a more plump posterior everyday. Just ask Apryl Michelle Brown.

The mother of two used to get teased as a young woman because she had a flatter backside compared to her friends and counterparts, and according to the Daily Mail, she says that she developed many insecurities about herself and her butt. The hairstylist told ITV’s “This Morning” that in 2004, a woman came into her salon saying that she performed butt injections. Well, Brown went ahead and started receiving injections from the woman because of her issues with her self-esteem, and before she knew it, her body was rejecting what was going in it: a bathroom sealant that the woman lied and claimed was silicone.

“I thought she was a blessing. I hadn’t done any other research so I didn’t know all the horror stories. I went to someone’s private home – she wasn’t licensed, but I didn’t know that then – and lay on her daughter’s bed, wearing special panties with the butt removed.

She told me I’d need four sets of injections, and when she started to do them it was very painful. I could feel it going into my nerves and muscles.”

Brown came for a second set of injections, but when she left, she said something told her she shouldn’t come back: “I thought, what are you doing? And that was a sign from God to stop.”

But it was too late. Brown says that the injection sites on her backside started to itch, discolor, and then become painful. She eventually went to the doctor and they told her that the chemical could not be removed. As she got sicker and sicker, they eventually had to do something:

“Eventually they went in and removed the silicone, along with the butt cheeks. It was then it became infected and they gave me 24 hours to live.”

But doctors continued to operate, and after 27 operations, they had to amputate her buttocks, her lower arms and lower legs, all places where the sealant had spread. Brown says that when she woke from her induced coma, which she was put in for the operations, she felt no more pain. She lost some limbs, but she gained a new outlook on life and on beauty that she wants to share with other women:

“I don’t think God gives you opportunity to live again without using it to stop others. I want to teach that we mustn’t ever look for something outside ourselves to validate ourselves.We’re already born whole and perfect and complete, and nothing we do on the outside will make us change on the inside.

When I got the injections I already had great self esteem. I thought I was just enhancing myself. But looking back, I see there must have been an extreme issue.”

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  • jdorsainville

    If you spend 6 months in the gym and do squat just 3 days out of the week, you could obtain the rear end that many of these video models have. This is also healthy, and highly effective. Why are so many women subjecting their bodies to these quick and horrific methods? GO TO THE GYM! LIFT SOMETHING!

  • Chelsey

    Wow that is an amazing story ive seen so many documentrys on woman doing this and how some of them got affected and almost died but i have never seen anything like this but it seems like she has a brighter future and she learned from her mistake and she’s showing others not to make the same mistake she did. God bless her and her family she is a strong woman to live to tell the story and how confident she is now !! Thanks for the inspiration !


  • Child_Puhleez

    Thanks, Nicki for starting this ratchet c00nery. smh

  • chanela


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  • Things like this happen because women allow men to continue to see us as objects. I refuse. My friends and fam tease me all the time bc i don’t have a$$. I Tease them bc they don’t have boobs and i do. I’ve had men not want me bc I’m too dark, flat butt, short hair, too thick. But I’ve also had many men want me and compliment me bc I’m dark, have short hair, thick, and say they are more in to breast than as. And I’ve also been told that they are into me….wait for it….bc of my personality! Who would’ve thought men look at that! I will leave the injections for the insecure women. Besides, next thing you know big butts will be out and it’ll be something else lol. Why do I wanna be with someone who only wants me according to my body parts.

  • whocaresiknowidont

    I must be going straight to hades because I don’t give condolences for that type of foolery.


  • Tijuan Anderson

    I’m sorry but I have been working in my profession for the last 16 years of my life. Its a great risk that you may not recover from surgeries you may need and for some one to do this I can’t feel sorry, and I don’t see the need of her warning other stupid people because if some one is that stupid they will not listen even if the Lord came to them in the flesh.

  • E.

    I’m thankful that she’s sharing her story. Someone needs to hear it.

  • I_am_a_Gladiator/Scandalista

    That’s so sad 🙁 Im glad she is ok but people really need to their research and stop going into things blind

    • chanela

      or stop being so damn superficial in the first place. we are not perfect. women need to get that through their heads. the other day i was sitting around and heard a group of women talking about how much they need plastic surgery. it’s so sad. you never hear men say stuff like this. it’s not that damn serious, that’s why. it’s a waste of money because women will never be satisfied

  • You’re upset about being teased about your physique???People and children are teased everyday about something….So the shape of your butt is so important to you that you would risk your life trying to change it??? Self esteem shouldn’t rely on your butt, your boobs or anything else physical…..Should rely on your mind, your character…So sad to read about what has happened to you..Praying for the healing of your mind and body!!!

  • twincities21

    The biggest potential complication involved in altering that which should not be touched is DEATH. If God spares you from that find out what it takes to accept, love and embrace that which he blessed you with in the first place. At the end of the day what’s a big, abnormal, lopsided, colossal a$$ good for?

  • Why people so crazy about big butt? I’m glad that you are alive… now you have to live without your arms and legs just because of that… that’s so sad

  • The Ubiquitous One

    So “God” sacrificed her to tell her story to others? That’s dumbest piece of s*** I’ve heard in quite some time. It wasn’t “God” that opened your eyes but the pain her cheap behind(pun intended) felt from illegal injections. She wanted the cheap way and now she’s paying a heavy price. Stop blaming “God” or trying to give “God” credit for stupid, boneheaded decisions

    • cryssi

      Sacrifice?…ummm I’m pretty sure she said she was given 24 hours to live… Viewing survival as a miracle is understandable… She feels God spared her life, because she could’ve died from the not so smart decision to let some backstreet “doctor” operate on her….and as a person who believes in miracles, I dont believe God does them without giving you a purpose… She didn’t blame God for her mistakes, she’s thanking God for giving her a second chance.

      Would someone rather be dead from being stupid or lose a few limbs from being stupid? It depends on your outlook on life.

      If you don’t believe in God’s miracles, fine. But people shouldn’t make harsh judgments on those who do.

  • Trisha_B

    I didn’t know you can have your butt amputated o_O

    Seriously people! What happened to common sense? Why would you let a random person off the street put anything in your body? You wouldn’t let a random person on the street do your hair but you will allow them to inject stuff into your body?! You wouldn’t eat a plate of potato salad from a person off the street but you will let that person do surgery on you?! smh She could have had the actual silicon, but she had you come to her house & do the procedure in her daughter’s bed. At no time did nothing not go off in her head like “STOP!!!” I understand some people want to enhance their beauty, go head & do it, I’m all for butt implants. But do it the right way. Go to a licensed plastic surgeon! If you don’t have the money for it, save up or just don’t get it done!

    • MLS2698

      Potato salad rule: only get a spoonful. That way, if it’s horrible you don’t have to let it sit on the plate looking all and lonely; in a yellow pile……Lol!

      • MLS2698

        Hot and lonely….

      • Trisha_B

        LMAO! That’s a rule i’ve been living by since i was little

    • rainydaze80

      I don’t get that either. Women will pay thousands for weaves and wigs, but won’t pay to get cosmetic surgery from a licensed physician. I can’t believe the ordeal this woman had to go through. Glad she lived to tell the story, but it’s sad she had to learn the hard way.

    • chanela


  • Nia

    Girl there are butt men, breast men, leg men, stomach men etc out there. If he don’t want you cuz you have no azz, find a man who does!

    • MLS2698

      I KNOW THAT’S RIGHT! Some women have no clue as to what men want. For the most part, you can find a man who likes almost anything; even one who likes a woman with no arms and legs! I bet she has a man that likes her for her now!

  • sammi_lu

    Red Flag #1: Going to someone’s private home to have a procedure done, Red Flag #2: Lying on that person’s child’s bed to have a procedure done. People get so caught up that they are willingly to magnify the benefit and minimize the consequence of their decisions. Poor thing had to learn the hard way the juice ain’t always worth the squeeze. She is lucky to be alive indeed.

    • Nia

      The juice ain’t always worth the squeeze? LOL I’m going to have use that one!

    • Kanyes mom went to Brazil and had complications too.

      • MLS2698

        Yeah, if you consider dying a complication……

  • NatashaDecemberBabyThomas

    That is all. She’s lucky to be alive, people died from the same thing.

  • kierah

    Thank God she’s here to be a warning to others.

  • pickneychile

    Holy cannoli! I’m glad she’s alive to tell the tale, but seriously this type of mindset has got to stop. I don’t understand how someone can be that desparate to change themself that they will sit up in somebody’s dingy house and get a procedure done…with no consultations, no portfolio, no degrees/certifications on the wall, etc. And now the process has been counterproductive because not only does she have no limbs, but now she has no butt left! Smh