MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) – Billy Lyons has owned a tattoo store in Meridian for a number of years. He additionally has a ardour for bikes. Prior to now 12 months, he’s been capable of parlay his love for the 2 right into a spot in a rising actuality present that’s gaining worldwide recognition on YouTube.
Billy “Spacey” Lyons of Meridian has had a life-long love affair with tattoos and bikes. So when he acquired an opportunity to participate in “Tattoos and Turnpikes”, he jumped in head first. The present is mainly a couple of set of mates who set out on a 21-day journey to search out out what life is definitely like in tattoo parlors and motorbike retailers throughout the southern United States.
“And we ended up filming the present with them they usually wished to do the present with me right here in Meridian,” stated Spacey. ” So the subsequent day they met us up right here and we did a complete present with them. On the finish of the present, Dave requested me if I might experience with them and be on the present with them.”
The present has been a success on YouTube and has even drawn worldwide viewers from locations like Australia and the U.Ok. It has additionally caused curiosity and provides from cable networks.
“And there have been provides like, ‘hey we’ll provide you with all this cash and we’ll put you on and also you’ll be well-known’. That wasn’t what we wished to do. What we wish to do is present actual lives and actual honesty and actual ups and downs of being on the highway,” stated Lyons.
So far as the instant future, Spacey is spending time at his tattoo store in downtown Meridian and plans on reuniting along with his band of brothers to start filming a brand new season of Tattoos and Turnpikes.
“You already know we’re getting a bunch of suggestions and everyone says the identical factor. We love the realness of the present. So I believe that’s the attract of it,” he stated.
Billy Spacey Lyons. Tattoo artist and motorbike fanatic, and now, rising actuality TV star. Residing out a dream–on two wheels.
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