Tattoo Removal Studio Will Remove Kanye West Tats for Free
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After Kanye West, A.K.A. Ye , made false claims about George Floyd’s death and made antisemitic statements. A London-based tattoo parlor announced via Instagram it would free remove West-related tattoos.
Naama Tattoo said that its offer to remove tattoos from the controversial rapper was a natural extension of its “second opportunities” project. This offers free tattoo removal to anyone who wants to get rid of certain types of ink, such as gang tats and ex-lovers. The procedure, which can cost roughly $2,400 elsewhere, has prompted several customers to contact Naama about having their Ye tattoos lasered off.
“We understand that tattoos can be triggering for some people and not everyone can afford to remove their tattoos,” the company told The Washington Post in an email Thursday. It also noted that one person who accepted the offer claimed she was being trolled by Ye tattoo artists.
The store said several people have contacted it in recent weeks to have their Ye tattoos lasered off — a procedure that can cost up to 2,000 pounds (about $2,400).
Ye was dropped by brands including Adidas and Gap and locked out of his Twitter and Instagram accounts over his past comments and posts. On Thursday, he appeared on Alex Jones’s Infowars clad in a full-head balaclava. Jones was astonished by his previous statements. He said that he liked Hitler and that every human being has value, especially Hitler. “
Naama told the Post that “there are a few former fans with tattoo regret,” stating that three clients are already in the middle of the tattoo removal process, and ten more are ready for consultations. Following Ye’s comments on Infowars, that number seems likely to rise.
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