Explore the incident behind Brooklinn Khoury’s face injury as Chloe Lukasiak’s girlfriend suffers from a severe attack and is now shown wearing a face-covering in most images online.
Keep reading as we unpick Brooklin’s road to recovery while the creator continues to remain positive.
Chloe Lukasiak’s girlfriend suffers dog attack
Brooklinn Khoury is a 22-year-old skater from Southern California who is reportedly dating former Dance Moms’ star and now social media creator Chloe Lukasiak, according to a confirmed statement reported by E! News.
In the images posted online of the pair, Brooklinn is shown wearing a medical face-covering which conceals her nose and upper lip.
On 3 November 2020, Brooklin was visiting her family in Arizona when she was severely attacked in the face by a dog of the pit bull breed.
The incident resulted in her entire top lip and edges of her nose being completely ripped off.
@brookhoury has been completely vocal online regarding the incident, constantly reminding her viewers to remain positive.
Khoury also briefly explains the attack in a brand ambassador highlight video on her Instagram, stating that after being taken to the hospital her facial surgery took around two hours.
Brooklinn shared a video of herself looking in the mirror for the first time after the incident, explaining that she was in shock but is grateful for the people around her and her ability to continue to skateboard.
Brooklinn Khoury’s face shown on Instagram
While many of her Instagram posts include a bandaged face covering which conceals her injury, @brookhoury has also unashamedly revealed images of her natural face after the attack as well.
In a post from January 2020, Brook addressed her lack of posts showing her uncovered facial features and states that she should not be hiding what happened.
Spreading constant positivity, Brooklinn is almost always pictured with a bright smile on her face.
Skater’s road to recovery documented
Khoury has uploaded various YouTube videos surrounding the aftermath of the attack, documenting her road to recovery.
In the creators week one vlog, Brooklinn explains that while she and the dog were not playing at the time, she was petting his head and praising him before turning around and returning to the dog lunging at her face.
During the incident, the skater describes the pit bull to have been shaking her face like a dog before releasing her head and removing parts of her nose and upper lip.
Brooklinn’s journey has so far been documented on YouTube up to weeks five and six, the last video which was posted back in December 2020.
Despite stating that she had not yet found a suitable doctor in this section of her recovery, she constantly encouraged her viewers to see the bright side of situations and the beauty in everything.