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'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape

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NATIONAL SHOWER ROD SHORTAGE

4/17/2014 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Love and Hip Hop Sex Tape Shower Rod
Demand is going through the roof for gymnastics-strength shower rods -- all thanks to "Love & Hip Hop" star Mimi Faust's sex tape acrobatics -- and Home Depot, Lowe's, Target, and Walmart are struggling to keep up.

We called employees at each of the major retailers (from Georgia to Cali) and we're getting the same story -- ever since the trailer for Mimi's sex tape came out, people have been racing to purchase their own super-strong shower rods to recreate the Mimi experience.

And supplies are running out -- a customer at one Home Depot in Georgia tells us, they were totally sold out of Mimi-strength shower rods.

This is a real thing -- a Twitter search for "Mimi shower rod" shows an endless list of people trying to get their hands on one. There's even a Twitter account dedicated to it (@MimiShowerRod). And don't even get us started on the Vine videos.

We reached out to officials at Home Depot, Lowe's, Walmart, and Target -- no word back so far.

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196 COMMENTS

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1.

Doodlebug    

Her face looks like a dude ... She's gross and dirty and raunchy and trashy and pathetic and desperate and s***my

103 days ago
2.

MILK    

UGLY UGLY UGLY UGLY UGLY MOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

103 days ago
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Clyde T.M. Nestra    

The shower rod may be strong, but these people better reinforce the wall the rod is attached to. $80. for a shower rod!?! They'll do five chin ups and that will be the end of that.

103 days ago
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Colinforia    

Wow! Its like nobody laid pipe before (*zinger)!?
hey just gimmie a call ill do all your installs. Kitchen, bathroom and beds, brass and rods and rails.. i bring the hammers and the nails!

103 days ago
5.

Golden Boy    

Holy ****! People still use shower rods? LMFAO! I got walk in showers all over my crib. Get with the times.

103 days ago
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Rachael    

This is yet ANOTHER sex tape released by Vivid, so the daily commenting on it is just ANOTHER advertisement for Vivid by TMZ, every. darn. story. here. is. an. advertisement. MAKE AN EFFORT, TMZ!

103 days ago
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Rachael    

What a load of BS. Shower Rod shortage? Because a nobody had one in the porn TRAILER? TMZ is LIE-INGGG! If you called workers from coast to coast about shower rods, you are the most stupid idiots ever. FAKE HYPE FOR A BUSINESS RELATION'S VIDEO RELEASE. CALM DOWN EVERYBODY TMZ is just "Kardashian'" again. TMZZZZzzzzzz...........

103 days ago
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Ace    

Make sure your hands are wet and soapy before you start working out.

103 days ago
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TnAhoes    

She makes me *** hard.

103 days ago
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betseymcqueen    

Yeah... ok Tmz. By "each major retailer" you mean you called your local walmart and asked if they carry shower rods and called it good?

103 days ago
11.

Rod    

This is a BS picture. The rod pictured is friction fit in a opening. It holds the weight of a shower curtain, not a person....and certainly isnt $80. To hold a person it must be screwed into a stud and be a solid piece.

103 days ago
12.

Celeb Gossip Addict    

LOl!

103 days ago
13.

Misfitttt    

this story is a joke like tmz ..

103 days ago
14.

Ron Fing Swanson    

Trying to extend her 15 mins of fame whoever she is.

103 days ago
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HngBlkBtm    

She's over 40... What will her kids/grandkids say some day? Ratchet...

103 days ago
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