Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz showed up at Salon A’ La Mode for a much-needed haircut Friday after the salon owner, Shelley Luther, was freed after being jailed for not complying with the social distancing restrictions.
#NEW @SenTedCruz just arrived at Salon A’ La Mode in Dallas to get his 1st haircut in 3 months. Owner Shelley Luther was released from jail yesterday. The case has become a rallying cry for conservatives. @realDonaldTrump & @GovAbbott discussed it too. https://t.co/fSZZgIvqgr pic.twitter.com/AZfJtgfGZI
— Jack Fink (@cbs11jack) May 8, 2020
“[Cruz] just arrived at Salon A’ La Mode in Dallas to get his 1st haircut in 3 months. Owner Shelley Luther was released from jail yesterday,” local news reporter Jack Fink tweeted.
The salon became a flash point recently amid coronavirus lockdown orders after owner Shelley Luther was jailed for refusing to apologize to a judge for keeping her salon open. (RELATED: Conservatives On Social Media Rally Behind Business Owner Jailed For Refusing To Close Her Salon)
Shelley Luther just walked out jail and broke down in tears: pic.twitter.com/LTuyPIuFJf
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) May 7, 2020
Texas Governor Greg Abbott decriminalized violating social distancing in an order this week.