A SALON which was damaged after a car drove into it is owned by former BBC Apprentice star Natalie Hughes.

We revealed how a dog walker was almost knocked down when a car mounted the pavement on Duke Street and crashed into the VIP Hair Tanning and Beauty salon this morning.

EXCLUSIVE: Dog walker almost knocked down as car drives into salon in Glasgow's East End

Natalie took to the social media website Facebook to tell her customers that the salon was broken into at around 6am.

She said: "My salon was broke into at 6am.

"I'm glad the dog walker wasn't hurt.

"Thank God no one was hurt.

"Business will be up and running as soon as possible."

Companies House still lists Natalie Hughes, 32, as the owner of the beauty spot.

The reality TV star is originally from the Calton area of Glasgow

She appeared on The Apprentice two years ago where she described herself as a "hustler."

Evening Times:

In her audition for the 12th series, Ms Hughes stated: “My salon is called VIP, so I always say: ‘VIP - it’s the only way to be. Look VIP, act VIP and be VIP'."

She, however, confessed to feeling "out of my comfort zone" while taking part in the show, in which candidates compete to win a £250,000 investment from Lord Sugar for their business plans.

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