Tattoo Artist Lashes Out At Demi Lovato Over 'Vagina' Comment

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Recently, Demi Lovato spent some time in the land down under. She did some awesome things, like perform a show in New Zealand and dedicate her song, “Warrior,” to Bruce Jenner. She also did some questionable things, like talk about how she got a tattoo once — drunk, on a tour bus — when she was a teen that was supposed to be a kiss print, but ended up looking more like a vagina.

The tat is long gone — covered up with a flower, however ironically — but the wound is still fresh for the artist who inked Lovato in the first place. After the singer’s comments surfaced, Ashley McMullen took to Instagram to respond to what was certainly a critique of her work:

“Cool post @ddlovato, thanks for getting the tattoo covered up I did for free that you specifically asked for. Not to mention you didn’t even have the courtesy to offer me any money in the first place. You pissed all over our toilet seat and you made a fool of yourself. What a shame that people look up to you. The tattoo you covered it with kinda sucks too. Looks like you might forever be a goon. #demilovato #scumbag #turd #claimstobesober #drankallthebeer #peepeetoiletseat #yousuck”

Lovato was initially going to let the comments slide, but when McMullen’s post started getting attention, she decided to open up on the subject. 

“Dear Ashley McMullen," Lovato wrote on TwitLonger. "I wasn’t going to acknowledge your bitter Instagram comments but since your side of the story has picked up some headlines, I would like to share my thoughts and send you a proper apology. First, I would like to say I’m really sorry I don’t remember you or getting tattooed by you, but as you know I was fucked up and sometimes people act like '#turds' when they’re loaded.

"Second, I apologize for my '#peepeetoiletseat'… That wasn’t on purpose," the singer went on. "I was simply a drunken teenage girl. Lastly, I apologize for making fun of your work.. But… if I were you, I wouldn’t claim that one because it looked more like an open vagina (or even a butt hole as my 8 year old little sister called it at the time.) I also wouldn’t be admitting to the fact that you tattooed a very intoxicated 18 year old on a tour bus without the proper judgement that most legit tattoo artists have of saying 'Hmm… This underage kid is wasted, maybe I shouldn’t permanently ink a hot pink kiss mark on this girl’s wrist….? Oh well… Fuck it, she’s famous.'

"I can’t blame you for getting the tattoo, I take full responsibility for that but if the issue here is you wanting credit, maybe next time you should wait for the person to get your tattoo sober so they would actually remember getting the tattoo in the first place, or perhaps you could’ve thought about all of this as a blessing that I forgot everything about you – that was until you outted yourself for the now internationally infamous 'vagina tattoo.' But you’re right, I should give credit where credit is due, and you Ashley, surely deserve credit for this one. #justputitonmytab”


Yikes. You know what they say about never Instagramming while angry. If we had to pick a winner though, we'd say Demi Lovato took this round. 
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