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Louise Black Beset By Angry Corset Clients

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Poor Louise Black must not have had the best week last week. On Thursday night's episode of Project Runway she got the boot, and Friday she got a heaping spoonful of Internet drama from a bunch of dissatisfied corset clients. Black has an Etsy shop—popular with goth kids—where she sells some dresses, accessories and a signature line of custom cameo corsets with images set into the stomachs. She's also apparently a member of a corsetry community on LiveJournal, where Friday morning she was called out by a customer, who says she ordered from Black on June 30 and has not heard from her in months. Several other members chimed in that they had troubles contacting her, and even the users who finally received their corsets said they took 4-5 months to get them. "The delay wouldn't have bothered me nearly as much if she had actually been responding to my inquiries, especially given the fact that she updates her Twitter account 20+ times a day," said one client. Ouch!
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