Kious owns the eSalon in San Francisco. Hall president Nancy Pelosi saw him defying quarantine rules by attending an appointment at eSalon in August 2020.
Erica Kious Salon
Kious is the owner of eSalon, which has been in operation for 12 years. He said that he lost 60% of his clients during the pandemic, and the area around his room became a “third world country” due to quarantine. He has been running the eSalon business on Union Street in San Francisco since May 2012. However, the State board’s website indicates that eSalon’s cosmetology license expires on May 31, 2020.
The owner of eSalon, Erica Kious who’s a single mother of two, is now being forced to shut down & relocate her business & family due to outrage & threats she is receiving after speaking out about Nancy Pelosi’s visit to her salon.
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— Courtney Holland 🇺🇸 (@hollandcourtney) September 2, 2020
Erica Kious Salon Scandal
In an interview with Fox News, he said he heard from one of his stylists on the night of August 30th. The stylist said the assistant confirmed an appointment at the salon on August 31st. Kious said his reaction was: “Will I let this happen? ? What do I do? “The landlord said,” He slapped him in the face when he came in, you know, he felt like he could get his work done while no one else could get in. “Kious continued,” We have to respect this woman, right? This is just annoying. “Pelosi’s office said the speaker thought he was following the rules by agreeing to be the only customer inside the hall at the time, adding that blow-drying was illegal during the coronavirus quarantine.
Nancy Pelosi Demands
After Pelosi’s announcement, Kious appeared to Tucker Carlson tonight and said his actions were not political. Kious denied a “fiction” claim and said, “There was no way I could set this up. I have a camera system there for five years. I mean, I didn’t turn the cameras on as soon as I got in and set it up. So that’s absolutely wrong.” During the episode, Kious told Carlson the Pelosi video. He said Kious had received multiple threats since it aired.
Erica Kious Accused
Jonathan DeNardo, a stylist who works on Nancy Pelosi’s hair, said through his lawyers that he could not continue the appointment without Kious’s approval. DeNardo claimed that he made “a few harsh and provocative comments” about Pelosi during a phone call that Kious asked for his approval. DeNardo claimed that Kious had accused Pelosi of suspending eSalon’s business operations.He claimed that Kious had operated his salon against the guidelines and his statements on Fox News. DeNardo also said, “Ms. Kious is also actively encouraging and almost pushing stylists operating on the eSalon to violate such orders for their own financial interests in the form of receiving rent payments.” Kious said his motivations were political.
Go Fund Me Page For Erica
Amy Tarkanian, wife of former Nevada Republican State Senator Danny Tarkanian, set up a GoFundMe page to help Kious move his business elsewhere due to threats. He tweeted in support of Kious, “He’s got a shower of praise and thanks, but also a lot of death threats. He’s making others collect their belongings because he’s afraid to come back.”
I’ve started a gofundme for Erica to help relocate her biz of 12 yrs & employ others. She has received an outpour of praise & thanks, but also many death threats. She is having others pack up her belongings because she fears returning. #ENOUGH https://t.co/CzERRXlsUQ @gofundme
— Amy Tarkanian (@MrsT106) September 2, 2020