Holder of longest fingernails is hurt & loses nails in car crash
Lee Redmond, who can be found in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the world's longest fingernails has suffered serious injuries in a car crash.
She also lost her word famous long fingernails.
Lee Redmond from Salt Lake City, Utah, has not cut her nails since 1979.Redmond is expected to make a full recovery.
Guinness World Records was deeply concerned to hear about a car accident involving Lee Redmond, who holds the record for the longest fingernails (female) at a combined length of 8.65 m (28 ft 4.5 in).
Lee, of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the accident on Tuesday 10 February, when the vehicle she was riding in was involved in a collision. Sadly, her record-breaking nails were damaged beyond repair in the crash.
“As a long-term friend of Guinness World Records, Lee is a fantastic ambassador for the company,” said Editor in Chief Craig Glenday, “appearing on our TV shows around the world and promoting to school children that it’s okay to be different.
"Losing her nails in such a terrible accident has shocked everyone here at Guinness World Records – they were such a fundamental part of her life and unique character. We all hope that she makes a speedy recovery.”