To the surprise of nobody a wealthy otherwise white-passing. influencer bagged a huge PPP loan even though she and her biz are worth millions. According to the New York Post, Arielle Charnas (who is believed to be worth about $2.5m and her biz roughly about $45m) received about $150-$300k worth of PPP loans sometime in the past several months.
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The loan was apparently granted to Charnas through JP Morgan Chase literally 10 days after Chase ‘s programme first went available to the public. Charnas’s controversies didn’t stop there though. In recent months, she’s been known for abusing her influence and celebrity to obtain Coronavirus tests; otherwise questionably granted PPP loans, and those now infamous Hampton ‘s photos.
Reps for Charnas didn’t return e-mails for comment before publication of this story.