Welcome to Plathville star, Moriah Plath, recently showed the design of her new tattoo and the meaning behind it. But, not all of her fans approved.
Welcome to Plathville: Moriah’s Tattoo
Moriah Plath talked about her desire to get a tattoo a lot on Welcome to Plathville. Because it would be a permanent marking on her body, she felt she needed to get something with meaning. Moriah said she took a lot of time to think about what to get. Once she decided, she made the appointment. Micah Plath and Max Kallschmidt went with her to the tattoo parlor to support her. And Moriah Plath posted a video of the experience.
Followers watched as the design was first drawn out on paper. And then as Moriah Plath got her first tattoo. The Welcome to Plathville fan favorite revealed the design to those watching. It was the words black heart and in the middle of the words she had her scars tattooed, so they were obvious. Moriah revealed that the scars were from self harm. And that she wanted to memorialize them to help her deal with the trauma. Moriah said that she was a strong person now and that the tattoo signified her growth and strength.
Moriah Plath Faces Backlash
Welcome to Plathville fans immediately called Moriah Plath out on social media. Many criticized the star for posting that she got a tattoo. First, they started in on Moriah about getting a tattoo at all. Some even said that it was disregard for her body, to permanently mark it. Other commenters said they felt she was being a bad influence on younger kids. They said she had a lot of children and teens following her and that she shouldn’t be encouraging them to get a tattoo.
Next came the criticisms over the tattoo design. Moriah Plath’s Welcome to Plathville supporters said she was a positive person and didn’t need a tattoo that was so dark. And also said that self harm was a touchy subject. They thought that she should have at least included a trigger warning in the post. Other criticizers were very harsh. They accused Moriah of glorifying self harm with her tattoo. And said that she was being insensitive to others that were dealing with that.
Welcome to Plathville: Road to Recovery
Moriah Plath also had a lot of actual support. Her Welcome to Plathville boyfriend, Max Kallschmidt, said he loved the tattoo. Some commented to make sure she was getting help, if the issue was still present. And wished her the best for recovery. Other supporters thanked Moriah for sharing her story and pain with them. They believed she was trying to show people that there’s hope. And that survivors can be strong and get through their pain.
One fan said that she believed Moriah Plath would become an advocate against cutting. And that the tattooed scars were a reminder to the Welcome to Plathville teenager of the pain she had overcome. Moriah’s music also touches on the dark times in her life. When she recorded her first song, it was written when she was in that mindset. Moriah Plath believed that she could give others hope through her songs. So, it seems that prediction may be on the right track as to Moriah’s intentions for the future.
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