Black Ink Crew NY tattoo artist Young Bae held no punches during her interview with the “Domenick Nati Show” on November 13. She discussed the nature of her career before she got big on reality TV. Bae admitted that female tattoo artists often face unthinkable adversities to achieve the same successes that men do.
Black Ink Crew NY: Young Bae and #MeToo
A supporter of the #MeTooMovement, Black In Crew NY fan fave Young Bae reveals that newbie female artists who try to succeed in the industry are usually met with skepticism and sexual ultimatums. “I’ve been through a lot of like, ‘You’re a woman, you can’t do this, you can’t do that, oh, if you wanna learn…you gotta suck my d*ck.’”
When reconciling her past Bae admits, “That’s why I opened up my own shop… Because I didn’t want to deal with that. You don’t want to do nothing as a woman that you don’t want to do to be successful. You just pray hard and God will give you whatever the f**k you want.”
VH1 Star Young Bae – Onward and Upward
But Young Bae, growing up as a poor immigrant from Seoul, South Korea had better aspirations. She made a plan to escape her abusive father and travel to the U.S. to make a better life for herself. When she came to New York, she had just 88 dollars in her pocket. Bae took a cleaning job at a tattoo shop which got her foot in the door.
After filling in for other artists every now and then, Bae became a sought-after tattoo artist and staple at the Black Ink Crew shop. Her tenacity and persistence brought her the success she has today, and fans love her because she is so honest and real. She also praises God and credits him for what she has accomplished.
Harassment at Black Ink Crew?
Not only is she a star of popular Black Ink Crew on VH1, but is a new mom and engaged. Plus Bae owns her own shop, Diamond Tattoos. With over 900,000 followers on Instagram, she’s killin’ the game.
Unfortunately, her latest confession has people wondering if she was talking about was something that happened at Black Ink Crew.
When she posted a fun pic about the Black Ink Crew, fans responded. A few had more to say about her interview than the picture itself.
Fan Reaction to Harassment Allegations
One fan of the VH1 tattoo show tweeted. ”I listened to your interview and it sounds like there was sexual harassment at 113th”.
Another tweet read: “Can you make a statement letting fans know your recent interview you wasn’t talking about black ink but previous shops the world is confused.
Young Bae has yet to refute the speculation, but with all this drama, you never know what new tea will spill. Make sure to tune in to VH1 on Wednesdays at 10 EST for Black Ink Crew.
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