Ceaser Emanuel, star of VH1’s “Black Ink Crew,” has been fired from the show after a video allegedly showing him abusing dogs surfaced… TMZ has learned.
According to a VH1 spokesperson, “We have decided to part ways with Ceaser Emanuel of Black Ink Crew New York. Because next season was nearing completion, this decision will have no effect on the upcoming season.”
According to sources close to the situation, they are wrapping production but keeping it open in order to properly address the situation in the show. According to reports, producers were also disgusted by the viral video.
A video allegedly showing Ceaser beating and abusing dogs surfaced on Wednesday, making many fans sick to their stomachs.
Donna Lombardi, Ceaser’s co-star, reposted the video online, saying, “I don’t even get into the life of this man, but this video made me so upset.”
She asked the network to remove him entirely, adding, “I hope the people see you, @ceaserblackink, as the monster you are.”
The show is currently in production for its tenth season, and Ceaser has been a part of it since its inception in 2013.
The show follows the day-to-day operations of his Harlem tattoo shop, Black Ink Tattoo… he also owns studios in Brooklyn, Atlanta, Orlando, and Houston.