Her horror story provoked an outpouring of response from ESSENCE readers, and now Apryl Michelle Brown is sharing her warning about back-room plastic surgery with Katie Couric.
Los Angeles cosmetologist Brown, who lost all her limbs due to the effects of illegal butt injections, will appear on Couric's talk show on Thursday (January 31). In the sit-down, Brown recounts how, in 2004, she visited a "pumper" — an unlicensed person — to give her the backside she always wanted.
"She injected you with what?" Couric asks Brown.
"Silicone that you can buy in the hardware store," Brown replies.
Watch the preview clip above, and don't miss Brown telling her story on Katie (check your local listings for time and channel).