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Well, we certainly never expected this much back and forth over a "vagina tattoo."
Demi Lovato has fired back at a tattoo artist Ashley McMullen, who slammed the singer on Instagram after Lovato revealed earlier this month that she had her "vagina tattoo" on her forearm covered up with a rose.
"Bye bye and hello .. Thank you SO MUCH to my brother @GEESPOTAT2... It looks beaaauutiful and I LOVE it!! #RIPvaginatattoo #kidsdontdodrugs," she captioned the pic of her fresh new ink.
McMullen originally inked the singer back when she was a teenager and clearly, she was upset over Demi's choice to cover the tat as she took to Instagram to accuse Lovato of being a "drunk ass" who never paid for the initial ink (for the record, Demi, who has been more than open about her struggles with substance abuse, hinted in her original tweet that she was not in a sober state of mind when she got the "vagina" tat).
"Cool post @ddlovato, thanks for getting the tattoo covered up I did for free that you specifically asked for. Not to mention you didn't even have the courtesy to offer me any money in the first place."
She continued, "You pissed all over our toilet seat and you made a fool of yourself. What a shame that people look up to you. The tattoo you covered it with kinda sucks too. Looks like you might forever be a goon." She also added loads of hashtags to fuel to the fire, including, "#demilovato #scumbag #turd #claimstobesober #drankallthebeer #peepeetoiletseat #yousuck."
So, what did Demi do? At first, she simply responded with an emoji-filled tweet before later giving McMullen a piece of her mind.
"Dear Ashley McMullen, I wasn't going to acknowledge your bitter Instagram comments but since your side of the story has picked up some headlines, I would like to share my thoughts and send you a proper apology," Lovato wrote via Twitlonger (the tweet has since been deleted). "First, I would like to say I'm really sorry I don't remember you or getting tattooed by you, but as you know I was f--ked up and sometimes people act like '#turds' when they're loaded. Second, I apologize for my '#peepeetoiletseat'… That wasn't on purpose, I was simply a drunken teenage girl. Lastly, I apologize for making fun of your work.. But… if I were you, I wouldn't claim that one because it looked more like an open vagina (or even a butt hole as my 8 year old little sister called it at the time.)"
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She continued, slamming McMullen's decision to tattoo an intoxicated teenager. "I also wouldn't be admitting to the fact that you tattooed a very intoxicated 18 year old on a tour bus without the proper judgment that most legit tattoo artists have of saying 'Hmm… This underage kid is wasted, maybe I shouldn't permanently ink a hot pink kiss mark on this girl's wrist….? Oh well… F--k it, she's famous.
"I can't blame you for getting the tattoo, I take full responsibility for that but if the issue here is you wanting credit, maybe next time you should wait for the person to get your tattoo sober so they would actually remember getting the tattoo in the first place, or perhaps you could've thought about all of this as a blessing that I forgot everything about you – that was until you outted yourself for the now internationally infamous 'vagina tattoo,' she wrote before concluding. "But you're right, I should give credit where credit is due, and you Ashley, surely deserve credit for this one. #justputitonmytab."