Suzanne Duarte grinned manically in her mugshot after she was arrested for setting a Dallas yoga studio on fire Saturday, and she now says her only regret is that the place didn’t burn to the ground.
Duarte went to American Power Yoga once it had emptied with a baseball bat and a can of gasoline after two men who were associated with the studio allegedly harassed her, and she wanted to “get rid of the devil’s temple.”
“He kept hitting on me and kept trying to make me the girlfriend on the side,” Duarte said.
“Even as I’m walking out the door, he kept trying to put his hands on me, and I was like, ‘No!'”
Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before it caused real damage, but Duarte said “that her only real regret is that the studio didn’t actually burn down to the ground.”
A spokesperson for the studio said it has been under new ownership since November, and that they were unaware of any dispute.
Duarte, being held on a $16,000 bail, said if she gets out, she won’t try to burn it down again.