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Ed Sheeran X Marks the Spot Of the Worst Tattoo Ever!

8/11/2015 6:34 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


"Don't" is the name of one of Ed Sheeran's most popular songs ... which is what his friends should have told him when he said he was getting a giant lion tattoo on his chest.

Sheeran posted a photo of the new ink and captioned it, "Halfway and ouch."

The other half can't possibly be any worse ... right? 


Amber Rose Hey Wiz, Here's My Father's Day Present GET LOST!!!

6/21/2015 6:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Amber Rose can't remove ex-hubby Wiz Khalifa from her life because they share a kid together, but she sure can remove him from her body.

Our photog got Amber leaving Dr. Tattoff Saturday in the San Fernando Valley, and the signs are pretty clear ... the good Doc did his handiwork on Wiz's face.

Amber's bandage covers the precise area where Wiz once lived large.

Now the only way Wiz can see 2-year-old Sebastian is in person.   



NFL’s Devon Still My Full Leah Tattoo ... Tribute to Our Most Magical Day

6/3/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


Bengals tackle Devon Still is getting his entire back tatted up to mark two emotional milestones related to his daughter's cancer battle … and TMZ Sports got a preview of the finished piece.

Devon’s tattoo artist, Dan Price, tells us the defensive tackle just completed stage one of the enormous tattoo -- an image of Leah Still's face in the upper right of his back. But he says Devon's got at least 40 more hours of work ahead to complete an incredible mashup of Disney scenes.

Price says the Magic Kingdom castle, Ariel from "The Little Mermaid" and Aladdin's lamp will all be included. We're told the lamp symbolizes Devon's wish for Leah's continued recovery. She's currently in remission, but dealing with complications from stem cell treatment. 

Devon's getting the tattoo to mark the 1-year anniversary of Leah's diagnosis. As for the Disney scenes -- Price says Devon’s favorite memory with his daughter was a trip they took to Disney World. 



DJ Quik Wanna Smoke a Blunt With Me? All You Have to Do Is ...

5/3/2015 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

DJ Quik TattooIs it your lifelong dream to meet DJ Quik, get free tickets to a show, and smoke a blunt with him? Well it can happen ... all you need to do is tattoo Quik's face on your leg.

That's exactly what happened to a fan named Bijon. He tells us he's been listening to Quik since he was a kid, and got the leg tat from tattoo artist Gino Genoski, hoping it would lead to an encounter with his hero.

It worked, and Quik called Bijon personally to invite him to a show, do a meet and greet, give him a signed CD ... and of course ... smoke him out.

Quik says meeting fans who love him that much pushes him to keep making music.

Bonnie Rotten Topless in Manhattan ... Tourist Dreams Come True

4/30/2015 3:36 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Porn star Bonnie Rotten showcased the laws of our land better than any stupid attorney ever could -- by showing off her breasts all over New York City. 

Bonnie was actually shooting a spread for Inked Magazine ... and took full advantage of the New York state law that allows women to go T-O-P-L-E-S-S in public.

Even though the heavily tatted Bonnie is a west coast chick -- she seemed to adapt very quickly to the Empire State's more liberal view of boobs.

Also obvious in this video ... all of Manhattan adapting to their view of Bonnie's boobs. Especially the tourists. 

God bless America, indeed.

Tyga Kylie Is The One ... Here's the Ink to Prove It

4/25/2015 4:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0425-tyga-kylie-tattoo-sbs-instagram-01When it comes to Tyga's women ... there's only one on his arm -- in permanent ink -- and her name is Kylie Jenner ... NOT Blac Chyna.

A photo surfaced today of Tyga with a fan, but more importantly ... he's flaunting fresh ink -- his 17-year-old GF's name is now on his inner right elbow. Sources close to the rapper tell TMZ ... he got the tat yesterday to prove to Kylie he is fully committed to her and no one else.

It's no coincidence he got the ink the day after his baby mama, Blac Chyna put him on Insta-blast -- posting his texts to her saying, "I want to be with u" ... and have a relationship. 

If the texts were real ... it looks like Tyga's had a quick change of heart.

Of course, getting someone's name tatted is also known as the absolute kiss of death -- at least according to Eva Longoria, Iggy Azalea, Melanie Griffith, Ciara, etc ... 

Good luck, Kylie.

Khloe Kardashian Flaunting Lamar Odom Tattoo ... With Love

4/22/2015 3:11 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0422-khloe-kardashian-lo-tattoo-instagram-02Another sign Khloe Kardashian isn't over Lamar Odom -- she Instagrammed a photo of her L.O. tattoo ... and punctuated it with a heart emoji in the caption.  

The pic shows Khloe gripping her Bentley shift knob ... and showcasing the tat she got for Odom right after they got married in 2009. 

Despite the fact they separated in 2013, Khloe has dragged her feet with the divorce -- and we're told she's still conflicted on whether she truly wants to end her marriage to the ex-NBA star. 

This picture seems to support the theory that there's still hope for a reconciliation. 

Stay tuned ... 


Michael Jai White Wifey Goes Tat-for-Tat ... Thanks, Black Dynamite!

4/19/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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's wife surprised him with some fresh ink -- getting his initials tatted on her finger ... just to say thank you for an epic love letter he wrote to her.

If you didn't hear about it ... the "Black Dynamite" star pulled off the romantic move of the year -- pouring his heart out to Gillian in a letter which he posted on Facebook ... just to shame every other husband.

We're told Gillian was so moved ... she headed to T-Man Tattoo in Studio City, CA this week to get the sentimental tattoo. It's the same shop where Michael got her initials a few months ago. 

Howard Teman, owner of the shop, says the whole thing only took about 15 minutes and cost $90, plus tip. He says Gillian was so touched by Michael's open letter because he's normally very shy.

Smooth move on both their parts. Guys -- read and learn.  

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Conor McGregor New Tiger Tat ... On Me Belly Button

4/14/2015 2:27 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0414-conor-mcgregor-twitterHow do you feel about belly button tattoos on guys? 

UFC star Conor McGregor is clearly a fan ... and inked a giant tiger head around his innie while hanging out in L.A. this week. 

Unclear why Conor chose the tiger ... but he's clearly proud of it. 

In fact, he tweeted, "If you see the Tiger it's too late. You're food."

Hobbes would be proud. 


Tara Reid Let's Get Wasted, Stranger And Ink My Name On Your Body!

3/31/2015 6:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Tara Reid accompanied a total stranger to a Hollywood tattoo parlor so he could get her name tattooed on his arm, but luckily for Tara ... she wasn't drunk enough to return the favor.  

Reid and this guy (good luck trying to understand him when he slurs his name) met on a flight back from Ultra in Miami, and clearly they both enjoyed a few cocktails along the way. 

We figured out the guy is DJ Crichy Crich -- and for some reason he and Tara thought it was a good idea to go straight from the airport to the tattoo parlor. 

Unlike hangovers, that tat is pretty permanent.


The Game I Got Fists Like Mike Tyson ... Here's Proof

3/23/2015 6:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0323-the-game-instagramThe Game just got a little more Iron in his diet -- getting Mike Tyson's face tattooed on his fist. 

Besides being a huge Tyson fan, Game also has penchant for punching people ... including another rapper named 40 Glocc ... and mentioned that street fight in a post after getting the new ink. 

"Now when the judge ask me in court if I whooped 40 glock ass I can truthfully say no & blame it on @MikeTyson .... My right hand man lol."

And of course, he added the proper hashtag -- #MikeTysonPunchOut. 

As for 40 Glocc ... that beatdown went down in 2012 ... yet it seems to live on forever. 

Nick Cannon Wild 'N Out with New MASSIVE Back Tattoo

3/15/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Nick Cannon New Tattoo Nick Cannon has figured out a surefire way to make people forget he once had a Mariah Carey back tattoo ... with a shock and awe tattoo for the ages.

Cannon inked over his old Mariah tat but he wasn't satisfied, so he hit up a Covina, CA parlor and invested 30 painful hours in the chair.

Cannon's business partner, Pep Williams, chronicled the process in photographs, which will appear in Urban Ink magazine later this month.

As for the new tat ... it features a cherub on each side of the cross (representing his kids). The text below reads, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do."

Possibly a reference to his marriage to Mariah?


Katy Perry Super Bowl Tribute Tat ... To Honor Myself

2/2/2015 6:58 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
0129-katy-perry-tattoo-superbowl-instagramKaty Perry truly suffers for her art ... inking a Super Bowl tattoo on her finger last night following her halftime show.   

Perry had the roman numerals XLIX tatted on her finger ... to remind herself of the night she was upstaged by her special guest performer Missy Elliot

Other tats she shoulda considered ... 

-- Dancing smiling shark
-- Hot Dog on a Stick costume
-- The gold lion from the MGM Grand
-- Katniss Everdeen fire suit
-- NBC's "The More You Know" shooting star


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