'Black Madam' Padge-Victoria Windslowe jailed for ten years for killing Briton with silicone buttock injections

Windslowe had no medical training when she performed surgery on Claudia Aderotimi

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An American rapper – who killed a Briton by injecting her buttocks with almost half a gallon of industrial-grade silicone – has been jailed for at least ten years.

Padge-Victoria Windslowe, 43 – who performed under the name of ‘Black Madam’ and also ran an escort service – had no medical training when she carried out the procedure on 20-year-old Londoner, Claudia Aderotimi, in a Philadelphia budget hotel room in 2011.

Ms Aderotimi – a break-dancer and student at Thames Valley University – was also an aspiring hip-hop artist who believed a ‘bigger booty’ would help her in her pursuit to appear in more music videos, her friends claimed shortly after her death.

During the trial in a Philadelphia court, it was revealed how Ms Aderotimi developed chest pains and struggled for breath 12 hours after the illegal procedure.

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Claudia Aderotimi died hours after the silicone spread to her heart and lungs

Despite being rushed to hospital, she lost her fight for life. A preliminary examination, shortly after, found the silicone had leaked into her bloodstream, causing her heart to fail.

While in the dock, Ms Windslowe – who also called herself “the Michelangelo of buttock injections” – revealed how she learned to do the procedure from a doctor in Thailand and also picked up some tips from doctors who carried out her sex-change operation.

She further claimed to have carried-out the procedures “thousands” of times at so-called “pumping parties.”

Ms Windslowe, who was born male, told the jury she didn’t do it for the money and added: “I liked the appreciation they gave me because I was helping them.

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Celebrities, like Nicki Minaj, have become increasingly famous for having buttock-related procedures

 

“Being transgender, for so many years, I was imprisoned in my mind. When someone helped me with those injections, I basically felt like an ugly duckling turned into a swan.”

When Ms Windslowe said: “I was the best and I don’t mean that to be cocky,” Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge, Rose Marie DeFino-Nastasi, responded that she was a narcissist who sought fame and fortune as a serial entrepreneur.

The judge told Ms Windslowe at her sentencing: “I don’t think you’re evil, but you don’t believe that you must follow the rules of society. It showed in the courtroom.”

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