Asabi Barber stopped by Harlem’s Black Ink tattoo parlor to have a chest piece altered, but did not get what she asked for.
She's now pressing charges against the Black Ink crew, claiming the ink still pusses and left her “disfigured.”
Aftermath of Black Ink's tattoo job. (Photo Credit: PIX 11)
“In the intimate moments it creates a problem because you don’t have that confidence. I wasn’t overly confident before, but I felt good about myself. Felt good about my body, but it just changes you,” Asabi told ‘PIX11.’
The South Carolina native was hoping to cover a tattoo she had done when she turned 18, and trusted these pros who boast doing the best work when it comes to darker-skinned clientele.
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Everything was fine at first, but the 30-something now suffers from keloids, burns, and itches. An artist in her hometown said the skin was “overworked” in an attempt to bring out white color. Asabi has to ice the area every day for pain.
She is in the middle of suing Black Ink for “reckless, careless, and negligent behavior.”
Watch the video interview below!