LuLaRoe has a devoted following, but one woman may have gone the extra mile to score a free dress from the direct sales company ¡ª by faking her own death.
The seller, whose name was concealed, explained that she was messaging with a woman named Jennifer who wanted to purchase a LuLaRoe ¡°Amelia¡± dress. A few hours later, she received a follow-up note (on the same thread) from someone identifying himself as Jennifer¡¯s husband, with some unthinkable news.
¡°I am going through my wife¡¯s phone,¡± the person wrote. ¡°She was on the way to [redacted] this morning and was hit head on by a person texting and did not make it. This is her husband. How do I pay this bill? I know how much she wanted this and I am going to have her buried in it.¡±
Facebook commenters were skeptical. ¡°You don¡¯t think he would have more important things to do like being at the hospital, etc with the remains, instead of buying Lula?¡± wrote one person. Another added, ¡°I hate to say people are liars but I don¡¯t know of anyone who¡¯d be worried about LLR hours after their loved one¡¯s death.¡±
The seller was suspicious, so she sent Jennifer another message, which read, ¡°Hey girl! You¡¯re the winner of a free Lula item in my group! Congratulations!¡±
She received a quick reply, which read, ¡°Omg I never win anything! What style can I choose from? I live in [redacted] so can you send it to me?¡±
The seller then confronted Jennifer, writing, ¡°But I just saw a post where someone messaged from this profile about his wife dying? Is that true?¡±
Jennifer balked. ¡°Do what? From my profile? It is absolutely not true! What group is this in? This is crazy!¡± adding, ¡°My husband is at work and hasn¡¯t even been around my phone.¡± She also threatened to call the police and report the incident to Facebook.
One Facebook commenter revealed that she knew Jennifer personally and that after she sold her a pair of leggings, the woman attempted to stop payment on her check, to avoid being charged.
One hour later, Jennifer reappeared with an update ¡ª and an arrest warrant. ¡°I have been in touch with the police. I was hacked into and my brother that is a police officer found out who it is! They also sent [redacted] a message and if she doesn¡¯t take this down, I am pressing charges against her. I did not message from her, order from her¡nothing! It¡¯s crazy! I wrote a police report out against the person who did this and they are being arrested.¡±
Someone even tagged the police department in question on Facebook and wrote, ¡°A+ work on the Jennifer [redacted] Facebook case. Arrested within the hour.¡±
The hashtag #JennifersAlive was created, and one person posted a photo of the dress in question with the caption, ¡°This Amelia is to die for.¡±
It must be said that there¡¯s no proof that Jennifer is or isn¡¯t alive ¡ª or that she existed in the first place. But it does show what some are willing to do for the perfect dress.