Although the season 7 of “Black Ink Crew” New York premieres on television on Wednesday, fans still haven’t forgot about the explosive fight that went down last season.
To refresh the memory of those who’ve forgotten, Ceaser Emanuel and his cousin Teddy Ruks were engulfed into a heated altercation with tattoo artists Alex Robinson and his girlfriend Donna Lombardi. Although Emanuel threw the first punch at Robinson, it was his cousin Ruks who sucker punched the tattoo artist from behind, causing Robinson to fall on his back.
The “Black Ink” manager received a wide array of backlash from angry fans who were mad about he and Emanuel jumped Robinson for no apparent reason. A few days after the controversial episode aired in December, Ruks, in a now deleted Instagram post, apologized to the tattoo artist for attacking him.
“To the Young Philly Man *You Know Who You Are…* I WAS WRONG AND I APOLOGIZE TO ALEX! You made me understand and I will do better for us. ✊🏿#blackinkcrew #love,” Ruks wrote.
However, his apology was shot down by Robinson for Ruks not personally calling him and apologizing, and Robinson appeared to challenge the manager and Emanuel to another scuffle.
“What nigga posts himself a pic of himself as a part of an apology to another nigga? … Niggas got my # coulda called for the one on but instead niggas wanted to jump me,” Robinson wrote. “I’M WITH ALL THE S–TS PERIOD 😤.”
Fast-forward to the upcoming season’s trailer, and Robinson is out for revenge against Emanuel and Robinson. In the trailer, he apparently learned that he may not be able to tattoo anymore due to a back injury he suffered from during last season’s confrontation.
Robinson isn’t the only one who’s still angry about Emanuel and Ruks’ starting the fight, “Black Ink” fans and viewers said they’ve lost all respect for the two cast-members.
“Cease you n Ted a pu–y ass nigga for sneaking Alex that f–k black ink 🖕🏽✌🏾🤮!”
“I lost a lot of respect for this show after this episode so I won’t be watching it this season✌️.”
“Ceasar and his cousin Teddy is a b–ch for jumping Alex! Someone is going to f–k them up💯 .”
“Teddy a straight B–ch for that, Cease no damn we Alex wasn’t there for problems and Ceas can’t fight!”