A TATTOO obsessed mum has been slammed for putting fake ink on her one year old baby.
Shamekia Morris, a fashion designer, first started putting temporary tattoos on her son Treylin when he was just six months old.
But critics are accusing her of raising him to be a ‘gangster’ and a ‘thug.’
She often shares pictures of her baby on social media, under the name NuggetWorld561, in which he is covered in tattoos across his entire body.
She told Truly: “I get a lot of backlash, people say I’m raising my son as a ‘gangster’ or ‘thug’ ; they’re not used to seeing a baby with tattoos.
“When I was eight months [pregnant] I did a maternity shoot with my brothers at a tattoo shop.
“I got bullied on social media. All the comments were negative, people were saying my baby was going to be born with a whole bunch of tattoos. He’s going to have skin poison. It was crazy.”
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And now her son Trey is born, she often gets targeted by trolls writing comments including that he “is going to get shot down in the streets” or that she is “raising him for prison.”
Shamekia, from West Palm Beach, Florida, added: “The backlash has been horrible.
“It hurts my feelings because I know I’m not a bad mum and I get called all types of names. It’s crazy.”
However, she says she “doesn’t care” because this is the “lifestyle” that she enjoys.
She adds: “If you’re judging someone off of a 30-second video on social media that’s your business, but what you say or think about someone isn’t going to determine what they’re going to be in the future.”
Shamekia, who has racked up more than 319,000 followers on TikTok, insists that Treylin ‘loves’ the temporary ink.
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He also has his own walk-in wardrobe, which is filled to the top with outfits for the toddler, as well as over 150 pairs of sneakers.
She concluded: “My opinion of being a great mum is being their cheerleader, being their go-to person, being their best friend.”