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Kelly McGrevey says that she got turned away from a tanning salon for exceeding a strict weight limit.
Whenever the phrase "tanning salon" is in a news headline, you know the news isn't going to be good. A tanning salon sold a woman a month-long tanning contract without bothering to tell her that she was too fat to fit in any of the tanning beds.
Kelly McGrevey said she purchased a tanning package at Aloha Tanning in Ohio. But it wasn't until after she paid $70 that a man behind the counter let her know that she could only use one tanning bed because of her large, 230-pound size. Oh, and that bed was broken. McGrevey told WKYC that the salon still refused to give her a refund.
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"I said, "Okay, I'd like my money back then. He said, no, we don't give refunds. I said, 'You're not going to give me a refund, I paid for a service that I'm not getting, and he said no, you can't have a refund," she said to the station.
In an interview outside of Aloha Tanning, McGrevey said she filed a police report against salon owner Justin Hileman. USA Today reporters themselves then confronted the salon employees. In a video, a salon employee sheepishly admits to reporters that the weight policy isn't written down anywhere.
What's more, the Better Business Bureau gives Aloha Tanning an "F." Stay classy, Aloha Tanning.