15 celebrity tattoo stories that will make you want to rush out and get inked
These 15 celebrities and their crazy tattoos will inspire every one to get one of their own.
Many people get tattoos as a way to hold on to a past memory or keep something close to them. Lots of celebrities have taken to getting inked as a way to hold on to something that means a lot to them. Some people also find tattoos extremely attractive and get super turned on by those who sport tattoos. Celebrities like Selena Gomez also revealed how she finds tattoos irresistible and it is one of the major reasons that she is attracted to Justin Bieber.
These are 15 celebrities with the wildest and most personal tattoos:
#15 Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber has many tattoos which include a picture of Jesus Christ on his leg. He also has a giant eagle on his abdomen, a bear on his chest and the word "patience" written on his neck. He also has the words "better at 70" which is on his thigh. He revealed," I look back at a lot of things in my life, mistakes, insecurities, and although I have felt I've wasted a lot of time it also makes me want to be better faster! For me personally, I want to work every day to be BETTER AT 70."
Rihanna got an under-boob tattoo of the Egyptian goddess Isis as a dedication to her late grandmother. Apart from the goddess tattoo she also has others which include a henna-inspired tattoo on her hand, stars on her back as well as a small shark on her ankle.
#13 Miley Cyrus
Most of Miley's tattoos are in honor of her pets and other animals. She even gets a lot of tattoos which represent her friends, family members and matters which are close to her. She recently posted a picture of her new tattoo on Instagram with the caption," Vegan for life! 💚."
#12 Kylie Jenner
When Kylie and Tyga called it the quits, so did her tattoo and she made the breakup official by transforming her T tattoo into the letters LA which of course, is a tribute to her hometown. She also proved that she was totally over Tyga when she decided to sport a butterfly tattoo which is exactly like Travis Scott's.
#11 Ariana Grande
As per the Sun, Ariana and other members of her tour decided to get tattoos with bees backstage at the Manchester concert. It was a symbol of the city's industrial heritage and the bee, in particular, refers to Manchester's textile mills and are described as "hives of activity". Many people have started to get tattoos of bees seeing her.
#10 Demi Lovato
After attending the Time 100 gala, Demi Lovato had a massive lion's head tattooed on her left hand. We are not sure of why she got the tattoo but it is probably for the essay Ariana Huffington, in which she spoke of Demi's courage, honesty, and ability to use her own personal experiences and events to help out other people.
#9 Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga decided to start the Grammy night by sporting a huge tattoo of a moth with a skull face on her back. She called the tattoo "Moth & Metallica". To celebrate the team which helped create her one of a kind look, Haus of Gaga, she decided to get a new tattoo to honor them. This makes it a total of 20 tattoos that she has.
Singer Kesha is obsessed with getting tattoos of sea creatures and she already has a friendly narwhal tattoo. In one of her photo captions she says," Psychedelic whales are slowly covering my entire body." She also has a tattoo which is titled "Live Free" and is a reminder to herself that she has come a long way. She even has a tattoo on her lip which says "Suck it".
#7 Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran has over 50 tattoos which also include a large lion on his chest. He told Ellen DeGeneres that every tattoo of his has a meaning and reason behind it. " I played the biggest venue [Wembley Stadium] you can play in England and sold out for three nights," he said. "England's national emblem is a lion. All my tattoos are things that I've done in my career and they're all leading to the middle bit which is the lion, and that's like every part of my career."
He also sports other tattoos which include a ketchup bottle, a lego piece, a teddy bear, and puzzle pieces.
Halsey spoke about what many of her tattoos mean to iHeart Radio while giving an interview. She explained how she chose an upside-down horseshoe on her right arm despite the fact that it apparently signifies bad luck. She said," I got an upside-down horseshoe to signify that I don't need luck. I work really, really hard, and I believe in the stars aligning, but I don't believe that anything happens to anyone based out of sheer luck. I believe people work really hard, and they manifest what they want, and what they need, and what they're hopeful for, and that's what this is—a reminder."
#5 Kelly Osborne
After the Orlando nightclub shooting took place, LGBT supporter Kelly Osbourne got the word Solidarity tattooed on one side of her head in honor of the LGBT community and all those who died on that fateful night. On Instagram, she wrote, "Solidarity: 'Noun. Unity of feeling of individuals with a common interest or purpose.' Individually, we have rights and unique gifts. Together, we have the strength and powerful harmony. I have wanted to get this tattoo for a long time. The tragedy in Orlando devastated me and reminded me that every moment of our lives is precious..."
#4 Johnny Depp
Depp has over 30 different kinds of tattoos including a sparrow tattoo inspired by his movie series "Pirates of the Caribbean" and his son. The sparrow tattoo is an inverted version of one of his other tattoos from the movie. The Sparrow is also a symbol for his son Jack who was born in 2002. He also has a tattoo for his daughter, Lily-rose which is tattooed on his chest.
#3 Dwayne Johnson
Dwanye Johnson transformed his iconic bull tattoo into a more intense and hardcore version. The bull tattoo was based on his former nickname "the Brahma Bull". It took a total of 22 hours to complete the tattoo transformation. He revealed on Instagram " Every detail is a reflection of my own personal history. From the cracks and heavy damage to the bone representing life's hard lessons, I've learned over the years. Just like scars and wrinkles — I'm so grateful to have 'em because they're earned."
His large Polynesian tattoo on his chest and shoulder tells a story about his life, ancestors, and culture.
#2 Angelina Jolie
Angelina initially had the name of her ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton tattooed on her arm but she eventually got it removed once the breakup happened. She now has the geographical coordinates of her family members birthplaces. She also has other tattoos such as a Bengal tiger on her back and a Buddhist Pali incantation which reads:
May your enemies run far away from you.
If you acquire riches, may they remain yours always
Your beauty will be that of Apsara.
Wherever you may go, many will attend, serve and protect you, surrounding you on all sides.
Another one of her tattoos says "know your rights" at the base of her neck.
#1 Mike Tyson
The former boxer revealed to Sports Illustrated in 2016 that he was perfectly happy about his tribal tattoo and did not regret getting the tattoo one bit. He had initially got the tattoo back in the year 2003 and it soon became a part of his trademark look. He said," A lot of stuff happened out of this tattoo, a lot of good stuff," he said. "Other young athletes come to me and say, 'It's because of you, they call it the Mike Tyson.'"
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