Tattoo-obsessed mom criticised for inking her one-year-old from head to toe

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Six-months-old Treylin Armani covered in temporary tattoos. (PHOTO: Instagram/@nuggetworld561)
Six-months-old Treylin Armani covered in temporary tattoos. (PHOTO: Instagram/@nuggetworld561)

US mom, Shameka Morris, a tattoo enthusiast and fashion designer from Florida, has been criticised for her parenting skills after posting images of her son, covered in temporary body art, online.

When Treylin Armani, now widely known on Instagram as @nuggetworld561, was six-months-old, his 29-year-old mom started to post images of him dressed in cute outfits, and covered in temporary tattoos. 

Once Morris started posting more videos and pictures of her son on social media, she rubbed members of the online community the wrong way, with some people questioning her parenting skills.


It seems the backlash actually began when Morris shared images of her maternity photoshoot at her brother's tattoo shop, when she was eight months pregnant and had tattoos on her belly.

When she shared the images on social media, people had a lot to say, much of it negative. "People were saying my baby will be born with a whole bunch of tattoos, I was laughing, but I said I'm gonna get back at them," shared Morris with Nugget World followers.

Later, when she posted her six-months-old son covered in fake ink; "people just lost it". 

Read: Would you tattoo your identical twin to be able to tell them apart? This couple did

Watch Treylin get his first tattoos here:

But Morris doesn't care about the opinion of those who comment on her cute posts of her son. Instead, she plans to continue decorating her son's body with temporary ink because she says "he likes it".

"I don't care how anyone VIEW my parenting skills, but the MORE the world gets upset, the more I'm going to keep putting Nugget tattoos on him. He loves his temporary tattoos, so why not tatt him TF. Up," she posted on her Instagram account, @subwaytatted_.

The publicity has had another unexpected result: Treylin is now a social media sensation with 1.5 million followers on Tiktok and 54 200 followers on Instagram, thanks to the backlash.

Learn more about little Treylin and his extraordinary mom here: 

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