This week’s tattoo news – 3rd August 2018

Got a tattoo that needs removing? Well, you’re in luck! TATTOO FIXERS are looking for people to take part in their new series! Various local news outlets from around the UK are reporting that researchers for the E4 programmes are looking for the new series due to be filmed this autumn. Want to apply? Click here! 

Shocking news from America today, Rick Genest AKA’Zombie Boy’ has died aged 32, the heavily tattooed model who previously featured in Lady Gaga’s music video after being spotted by her stylist is believed to have killed himself. Read more here. 

The suicide of friend Rick Genest, Zombie Boy is beyond devastating. We have to work harder to change the culture, bring Mental Health to the forefront and erase the stigma that we can’t talk about it. If you are suffering, call a friend or family today. We must save each other. – Lady Gaga Tweet @ladygaga

Social media channels are full of crappy videos, but sometimes you find the glint of gold buried amongst the dirt and I certainly found it this week. A young man with Down’s syndrome reacted in the most amazing way when he saw his older brother’s tattoo for the first time. We think he definitely approves of it, that’s for sure!  You can read the full story here. 

 “How not to be moved by the love between sibling. Only those who have siblings know what the connection is.” – Comment

The Express reported on the story of tattoo regrets this week… Denis Shalnykh, 26 became tattoo- obsessed in his late teenage years when eh started dating his first love, a female tattoo artist identified by her first name as Margarita. He only recently managed to find a job as a physical education teacher and now he is trying to live a regular life after he regrets having the tattoos done and plans to get rid of them.
You can read the full story here!!