Why Women Are Quitting Their Side Hustle: Leaving LuLaRoe

LuLaRoe, a multi-billion dollar company that skyrocketed to success by attracting an army of women to sell their colorful patterned clothes is now facing numerous lawsuits calling the company a “pyramid scheme.”
Thousands of women who have bought into the LuLaRoe legging empire in hopes of getting rich quick has since left. We talk to three women about their experiences as LuLaRoe consultants and why they decided to leave the controversial MLM behind.
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  • Y’all the clothes are just so ugly.

    Rose46Rose4630 dakika önce
  • "I still have all my racks " Racks on racks on racks, racks on racks on racks...

    Dionne N. WalkerDionne N. Walker2 saatler önce
  • I don't feel sorry for these women, I feel for the ones making them which are underpaid and genuinely struggling

    Reg. PsonReg. Pson3 saatler önce
  • Pure Romance is the same way. I've bought some of their stuff, but I'd never get sucked into selling. It's far too good to be true.

    Rhianna WilliamsRhianna Williams3 saatler önce
  • why are them shits so ugly? the patten...oh god...the fucking pattern...

    ShadowShadow5 saatler önce
  • Family members tried to recruit me into a pyramid scheme once....but luckily I recognized it for what it was. The harder they (and their team) tried to recruit me, the more I tried to point out it was a pyramid scheme, and that the products they were selling made no sense and recruiting more people to sell the same product also made no sense. They didn't listen. Fast forward, they lost everything. Some had to file for bankruptcy, others had to take a second mortgage, another had to move with their kids back into their parents home. It's very cult like...an "us" vs "them" mentality. I don't feel bad for any of them. They wouldn't listen. There's a sucker born every minute. If something doesn't make sense, something's wrong. (However, I do feel bad for the ladies in this video)

    Jennifer LesterJennifer Lester5 saatler önce
  • I hate MLM but… I just came into this video about 3/4 of the way through. The woman is saying she can’t let go of some of her thousands of dollars of clothes because of the memories attached and lament that she paid $4000 on a Louis Vuitton bag? I think at some point we need to just take personal responsibility…

    Midlife CredoMidlife Credo6 saatler önce
  • lonely ass suburban women are gullible as fuck

    JuniJuni7 saatler önce
  • I’m so glad Courtney got out but I still can’t help but notice that she’s still wearing the “Trainer” watch.

    Jessica LJessica L7 saatler önce
  • Lesson #536: if someone is selling something to you, and they use the word "empowering" to sell it to you, run far away.

    anonynameanonyname7 saatler önce
  • 1.7k are people that work for lularoe

    Txrn-PagesTxrn-Pages8 saatler önce
  • This is amazing. I subbed just for this

    Ian MitchellIan Mitchell10 saatler önce
  • I never heard of LuLaRoe before this but I seen those clothes. And I for one never wanted to wear them because I just think they're ugly. I don't know how looking like a clown who just escaped the circus is going to boost your self-esteem but maybe it works for some people. Just NOT me. You need to have clothes in colors that compliments your complexion and SHAPE. And wearing a spandex murder scene of Rainbow Brite and friends is not it.🌈🤡

  • They were NEVER friends !!! Greedy Monsters who sold their souls along with their morals !!!! Have 5 friends not 500 . That will bring you success not money

    Deborah MonkmanDeborah Monkman12 saatler önce
  • So much greed and ignorance You JUST KNOW that these hard working recruiters and sales women were Given bonuses based on some shady accounting . Zero Accountability !!! Scam 100%

    Deborah MonkmanDeborah Monkman12 saatler önce
  • The sister hood of the shit leggings

    Morgan BoucherMorgan Boucher17 saatler önce
  • $4000 dollars for that ugly LV bag loooool LV is the real scam artist that nobody called out.

    Starry NightStarry Night18 saatler önce
  • This is absolutely appalling. I can't even count the ways.

    Lisa LeoneLisa Leone19 saatler önce
  • I've never heard of this company/pyramid scheme. Thankfully, I learned back in the mid-1990s, that if you have to invest money into a company's goods, and recruit other people, you should walk, no...run away! I decided to instead put my savings into an affordable condo in a growing location (min. 10% down payment on FHA loan). I now have about $350K in equity. That's a sound investment; I hate MLM/pyramid crap. They really take advantage of people. *Boo. Hiss.*

    Leanne MoLeanne Mo19 saatler önce
  • Very Thrive sounding...success wasn’t as great as Shannan would have had you believe and it was definitely a major issue in her marriage. Trying to live up to that luxe lifestyle destroyed that family financially.

    Tigerpaw The CatTigerpaw The Cat20 saatler önce
  • It made my heart hurt when she sold her house like ouch

    Jorge TrevinoJorge Trevino21 saatler önce
  • Even without the faulty product, that stuff isnt even cute. Sales probably dropped because of trends changing

    Alexandra ReidAlexandra Reid23 saatler önce
  • To be honest, the clothes are obnoxious

    Jorge TrevinoJorge Trevino23 saatler önce
  • You STARTED to be able to pay off your debts after working up through 11k checks, 20k, 30k to 50k checks? STARTED? Didn't FINISH? And you started to WORRY when you stopped making 30+ grand a month? WHAT? IN? THE? FUCK? ARE? YOU? SPENDING? THAT?! MUCH?!?! ONN!!?!?!???!?!??? If I had like 5 grand I could pay off every outstanding debt in my name. What in the fuck did this bitch need 50k+ a MOOOOOOONTH for?!?! WHAAAAAT?!?!? If I'd made as much for her I, my brothers, and my mother would be established for life. Good credit, solid down payments on desirable property, safe investments, seed money for businesses.. Holy shit, you are BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAD with money if you needed more than all that, for fucking SHAME!!!!

    Germ AntibodyGerm Antibody23 saatler önce
  • lol she crying cause she bought a Louie !

    K DK DGün önce
  • if anyone really likes this and would like to see another documentary type video about a pyramid scheme like this, you should watch Betting on Zero on Netflix

    Liv DinkleLiv DinkleGün önce
  • this is like right out of a king of the hill episode. how did these women not realize this was a scam?

    laura bittnerlaura bittnerGün önce
    • Sadly when people are lonely, poor, or desperate, red flags go right over their heads. It’s the lottery ticket effect- even though it’s a 1/1,000,000 chance that they’ll get to the top of the pyramid and actually make a decent amount of money, they want to believe they’re special and they’re gonna be that person. Not to mention that most MLMs like this prey almost exclusively on stay at home moms, military spouses, and women going through really hard times personally and financially, which makes them all the more likely to give in to this sick practice. Pretty disgusting.

      VioletPorcelainVioletPorcelain10 saatler önce
  • So thankful I never purchased anything from lularoe. It sounded too good to be true...turns out it was.

    Jen WilliamsJen WilliamsGün önce
  • It really is sickening how these pyramid schemes specifically target moms with young children. They understand that when you take a new mom who hardly talks to anyone anymore because their child is now their whole life, and pair it with the promise of a sisterhood of women uplifting each other and being there for one another through this company that claims to allow you to have your own business, it's a recipe for disaster. New moms especially can become desperate for interaction, and feel that they have lost sight of who they once were because everything they do is for the good of their child now. New mothers: If a company wants you to pay them so that you can work for them, it is a scam. LuLaRoe, Avon, MaryKay, Paparazzi, Herbalife, Amway, BeachBody Coach (the membership is fine, because you do not work for them, but do not become a BeachBody Coach), Young Living, Nature's Sunshine Products, AdvoCare, ItWorks!, Younique, all of these companies are pyramid schemes. Every last one. If you truly want to try your hand at owning your own business, pick up a craft, such as knitting or crocheting, and open up an Etsy store. At least that way, you aren't being taken advantage of and being forced to buy inventory that frankly won't sell.

    Kayla JonesKayla JonesGün önce
  • The only MLM I have seen that isn't a scam is the Miche bags. I didn't sell them, but I though about the wonderful, conveinient bags, and really considered selling them. I actually did sell a few bags and shells I found at yard sales, making about $100. I've seen friends lose thousands on products like Herbal Life and AmWay, and try to receuit me. Not gonna happen.

    Andrea MeltonAndrea MeltonGün önce
  • This is almost as bad as Younuque MLM scheme, Herbalife, & “MyECon.” 🥺🤮

    Krissy Ojos Azules ProfundosKrissy Ojos Azules ProfundosGün önce
  • Lularoe is sooooo ugly!!!! The clothing is dumpy and bland. Not only do the clothing make you look heavy but old!!! I dont get why any woman would wear this crap

    Brooke MichelleBrooke MichelleGün önce
  • Sounds suspiciously like LooLoo Rolls (toilet roll) 😐

    MsOnyx123MsOnyx123Gün önce
    • This comment needs more likes 😂😂😂😂

      ubetta wrkb1tchubetta wrkb1tch20 saatler önce
  • I'm like 2 seconds away from going full on anti-business communist given what companies in the US are getting away with and how they make profit from the misery of others. From private prisons to LuLaRoe, there are no consequences for the wealthy who abuse the vulnerable.

    ThwartedVillainyThwartedVillainyGün önce
  • These people are making money off the people having surgery. Nasty sick company.

    Anne BristerAnne BristerGün önce
  • Alll that damn money to get that ugly ass watch wow sucks to be u

    Jackie cardenasJackie cardenasGün önce
  • Went to Goodwill today and found Lularoe leggings from 99 cents to 4.25. Saw many of the issues with the leggings that were spoken about on this video. Wow.

    r mr mGün önce
  • broooo this is so fuckin sad like her being so happy about a low quality watch gift like bro get a job and buy a watch for yourself that part made me super sad

    ray 0ray 0Gün önce
  • I would love to see more about this and other similar schemes. Everything in this video is so well laid out and clear with its complaints

    Louisa CarlsonLouisa CarlsonGün önce
  • Robbing Peter to pay Paul

    elektro smogelektro smogGün önce
  • I've had many friends sell these leggings...they are SUPER TACKY! Lol!! I wanted to support one on my friends sale party...but I wanted black...no one ever had black in my size. And I wasn't paying full price for some basic leggings.

    Stephanie RobertsonStephanie RobertsonGün önce
  • Some of the prints are so ugly

    Lisa SmithLisa SmithGün önce
  • Ugh...I hated Lularoe from the start. All these women have group think disease. Its fugly. 🤷‍♀️ But then again, I'm not a "joiner" and never have been.

    Rose MarieRose MarieGün önce
  • when i say pyramid you say scheme!

    delores ddelores dGün önce
  • LuLaRoe is to expensive, the quality sucks, and the owners are assholes! But to the sellers who have so much inventory left, you're not going to get 65.00 for a dress that the whole world knows is awful quality...that's why you're stuck with so much inventory...and OMG the gastric sleeve surgery...that's a cult move!!! Girls you need to love yourselves for who you are and what you look like!!! No old nasty bioch should be telling you to lose weight when she looks like she's 90!!!

    Lisa HudginsLisa HudginsGün önce
  • Okay! Now find out where and who LuLaRoe buys all their shit from, and interview them! Expose capitalism and import trading for what this stupid fucking country feeds on!

    Cheyenne HaydenCheyenne HaydenGün önce
  • I have a family member that works in the warehouse packaging and sorting the items. I remember the first couple of years during Christmas, LuLaRoe allowed their employees and family of employees to fill a black trash bag each full of clothes that they didnt sell. I believe this was a way to get rid of over stock. The leggings are very nice and the ones I have, never rip or fade. I typically use them for pajamas because the patterns are a little "loud" for me but over all very decent. The prices that these women are expected to sell them for is ridiculous though, I dont understand how anyone would pay such high prices for funky looking clothes. I feel like these women were a little too gullable when it came down to running a profitable business. They just saw all the perks and didnt really question how things actually function. All that glitters isnt gold. To be making thousands of dollars a month and tossing it down the gutter just to put on a front is so damn stupid. I wouldve been putting that money towards my savings account. I never wouldve allowed my boss or higher ups to force me into spending money like a fool. That was just a sad excuse to hear. At the end of the day, what goes up must come down, some of us just fall on our asses a little harder than others. Its not entirely their fault, the founders of the company are clearly not concerned with how many people the use or take advantage of. It all comes down to shady business practices. The sad part is that these women thought that they were making TRUE friends when really each lady was just climbing on the back of the other so they could make money.

    Andrea GarciaAndrea GarciaGün önce
  • I live in Chicago and I’ve never heard of this AT ALL. That clothes is hideous... who was buying it?????????

    Reyna YanehtReyna YanehtGün önce
  • bitch we're taking these people down !!!! thank god i have fashion taste !

    netizen paytnetizen paytGün önce
  • If you want sisterhood, join a coven. It's free and rejects the patriarchy and it's actually empowering

    Jenni LockeJenni LockeGün önce
    • Oh get off it with the patriarchy bullshit. It doesn't exist. Sincerely, a stay at home mom by choice

      AshlieAshlieGün önce
  • If I were any of those women I’d make a posh mark and say everything brand new $10 per item will negotiate you won’t make it all back but you’ll make something

    Kai greyKai greyGün önce
  • "Micheal, you literally just drew a pyramid"

    Owen RuelleOwen RuelleGün önce
  • Lol I'm 10 min in and like sign me up from all the money their making. JK!!

    Gwendolyn O.Gwendolyn O.2 gün önce
  • I'm a former Mormon. When I announced on facebook I had left the church I had 5 people unfriend me the same day. Such a similar cult.

    SvperstarSvperstar2 gün önce
    • You know it’s bad when a MLM is extremely comparable to a legitimate life-ruining religious cult.

      VioletPorcelainVioletPorcelain10 saatler önce
  • “my inventory is stale” “NO YOU’RE STALE”

    Karen PachecoKaren Pacheco2 gün önce
  • Basically like the herbalife scheme who fucks up your liver. 👍

    JazminJazmin2 gün önce
  • be wary of MLMs that ask u to stock up "a ton" of inventories at home! doesnt make sense

    FARID1870FARID18702 gün önce
  • My top 3: Yovska, Evah & Landon

    K StatK Stat2 gün önce
  • NASTY ......

    EvolutionistzEvolutionistz2 gün önce
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    SoGudBabySoGudBaby2 gün önce
  • This is actually crazy, the stomach sleeve part sounds like a cult.

    Martina BMartina B2 gün önce
  • This video broke my heart. Those poor women should get more than what they were owed. Lularoe stole their lives.

    Salty ShredsSalty Shreds2 gün önce
  • You’ve got to be dumb as a brick to pay $5k to join a company 🤦🏽‍♀️

    Queen ZyanyaQueen Zyanya2 gün önce
  • I'm sorry but those clothes are straight up ugly 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️. Feeling so sorry for these girls.

    Lilly ChamLilly Cham2 gün önce
  • Sounds like a cult! Yuck!

    Mattie's Catz!Mattie's Catz!2 gün önce
  • The fact that anyone has tell any human that this shit don't matter, stuff does not matter, Money does not matter. It is all fake!! LOL oh SO Brainwashed!!!

    Kathleen SevrensKathleen Sevrens2 gün önce
  • Am I the only one that thinks these clothes are so tacky? And let the hate begin. lol Also, this reminds me of our experience with Amazon FBA.

    Mark GagnonMark Gagnon2 gün önce
  • Well done and informative mini-doc. I remember when the article dropped about people trying to leave the company and the blow up of how they were trying to return inventory and were getting zilch. Pretty much a solidifying piece of why I won't do 'sell-at-home' bits from companies.

    IncubusGirl06IncubusGirl062 gün önce
  • I joined LuLaRoe and bought into all the hopes that it would help my family's finances. Although I enjoyed selling clothes, it required a full-time commitment. I was constantly told I wasn't doing enough (even though I worked what felt like endlessly!), wasn't buying enough (even though all the money I got from sales went back into purchasing more inventory), and wasn't "positive" enough (even though my purchased clothes had damages and my customers were rightfully unhappy). I left after a few short months because the company seemed extremely cultish, especially regarding the need to be "positive." I'm glad I got out when I did, and I feel foolish for having started in the first place. It ruined my family's finances, and while I don't wish evil on my enemies, I do hope that LuLaRoe goes under so that they don't hurt more women like me and their families.

    Mary PhebusMary Phebus2 gün önce
  • But can I just say: if you are making 20k a month and you don’t pay off your debt you are really really foolish

    Taylor BarnettTaylor Barnett2 gün önce
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