On Season 6 of Black Ink Crew Chicago, Charmaine Walker is pregnant along with her first youngster, a child woman. However like most actuality reveals, the VH1 sequence is filmed months earlier than it really airs, that means the proprietor of 2nd Metropolis Ink has already given start.
Fortunately, Charmaine hasn’t waited for Black Ink Crew to catch up earlier than sharing pictures of her new child. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the TV star has stored busy documenting her daughter’s each transfer — however she’s additionally discovered a lesson or two about parenting within the public eye.
Charmaine Walker and her child made headlines over controversial TikTok.
Sadly, a lot of the dialog surrounding the businesswoman’s daughter, Nola Glenda Bey, has to do with an incident that occurred final month when Charmaine took half in TikTok’s “water bottle problem.” The pattern includes dad and mom spilling water on their infants to see how they’ll react.
Followers instantly criticized Charmaine’s choice to take part within the problem, with some even accusing the previous store supervisor of “youngster abuse.” At first, the radio host defended the viral video, which confirmed her husband, Nick Bey, sitting shocked within the background as she doused their 3-month-old with water.
“A few of you guys received your panties in an actual bunch! MY child is ok! She didn’t cry. I didn’t hurt her. It’s water!!!” Charmaine initially wrote. “This publish isn’t for everybody however some [people] who aren’t caught up would possibly discover humor! My dad and mom did dumb humorous s–t to me on a regular basis. I’m having enjoyable with my household.”
Nonetheless, she deleted the video lower than per week later and issued an apology on her weblog. “Just lately, I believed it will be humorous to do a TikTok problem with my household. Nicely, I used to be incorrect about that one!” Charmaine admitted in a press release.
“It turned out to not be humorous in any respect as soon as I acquired backlash and realized it may have been harmful. I felt so misunderstood as a result of I could not consider individuals would suppose I might hurt my treasured youngster!” she continued.
“I might by no means put her in any hazard like that. She had a response to water splashing her just like the youngsters within the different TikTok challenges. So I believed it was okay to publish however after re-evaluating it in all probability was only a unhealthy thought general,” Charmaine added. “I apologize to anybody I’ve offended… I am an ideal mother!”
Charmaine revealed her father stopped talking to her after the video.
The VH1 star just lately confessed that she’s nonetheless coping with the fallout from her TikTok mishap. “My dad finally ends up discovering out about it and we haven’t talked since,” she instructed Bossip in an interview. “Dad is pissed, I’m attempting to determine how do I name my dad and what do I say. I haven’t talked to him, I don’t know if he blocked me.”
Charmaine acknowledged that she ought to have anticipated the unfavorable response her publish received. “TikTok’s the satan. I undoubtedly was not waterboarding my child however what I perceive about this entire factor is notion, and that’s simply the place I fully failed on this,” she shared.
“I actually did this TikTok with Nola considering it was gonna be humorous. I used to be kinda like taking part in a joke on her however yeah, she’s too younger to comprehend it’s a joke. I get it. I don’t know why I didn’t see what was coming. Wanting again, it’s frequent sense.”
New episodes of Black Ink Crew Chicago air Mondays at eight p.m. ET on VH1.