PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist who called herself “the Michelangelo of buttocks injections” testified at her murder trial on Thursday that she got into body sculpting 20 years ago to help transgender friends and has since performed thousands of procedures.
Padge-Victoria Windslowe, who also rapped under the name Black Madam, is charged in the death of a college student she injected with low-grade silicone at a Philadelphia airport motel in 2011.
Windslowe said she thought the 20-year-old London break-dancer was in distress afterward because she had been drinking alcohol. She checked on her through an intermediary the next day and learned she was dead with the words: “R.I.P., Baby.”
“The way she said it was just … really cold, really indifferent,” Windslowe said. “I say that because ‘R.I.P,’ that rang through my soul for four years.”
Prosecutors say Windslowe’s reckless injections injured numerous clients, several of whom testified of debilitating injuries after their procedures at airport hotels and “pumping parties.” Windslowe ordered silicone by the gallon and syringes by the case.
Windslowe, 45, said she was trained by the doctor in South America who performed her 1994 sex-change operation and another in Thailand.
She said she ultimately opened a medical tourism business with the …read more
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