Film & TV

Miami's Tatu Baby on Ink Master, Making Mistakes, and Asshole Tattoos

Tattoos are sexy. Particularly when done by a skilled seductress who hails from our hometown. Meet Tatu Baby (AKA Katherine Flores), a Miami native and contestant on season two of Spike TV's reality hit, Ink Master.

One of only three women in a lineup of 16 contestants, Tatu Baby had to hold her own against top talent while fighting for a $100,000 cash prize. The show, judged by Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction, Chris Nunez of Miami Ink and Oliver Peck of Elm Street Tattoo, pits artists against each other in a series of tattoo challenges. Forced to create original ink on command, the stakes are pretty high.

Tatu Baby has been tattooing professionally since she was 19, and got her first ink at 14. These days, she's a full blown canvas of original art, and spends her time inking up South Floridians. While she couldn't reveal much about the show's secrets (season two premieres on October 10), Cultist got the skinny from Kat on creativity, making permanent mistakes and the asshole tat "trend."

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