Tattoos are becoming a fashion trend nowadays. In earlier days, tattoos were associated with sailors, bikers, prisoners, and rebellious people who displayed their self-expression. Now, everyone from young to old, rich to poor is getting tattooed. Amongst the high class society, celebrities are quite popular with tattoos and love to flaunt them in front of the camera. With high-profile lifestyle and incessant cash flow, celebrities continue to get a new tattoo every now and addit to their bodily collection.Hollywood stars and pop singers are quite susceptible to tattoo mistakes with no extra caution on what they are portraying on their bodies. It is only a matter of time beforethey realize that tattoo mistakes are as common as getting a new tattoo. Weird designs, meaningless sayings and spelling error are commonly seen as tattoo blunders.Even inking ex’s name on their bodies before regretting the mistake is a complete tattoo fail.Let’s check out some notable celebrity tattoo screw-ups.


While attending Comic-Con in San Diego in 2015, Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Lawrence got a tiny tattoo of chemical symbol of water ‘H2O’ inked on her arm. During an interview she explained the meaning behind the tattoo and that water keeps her hydrated. Fine, we know that but only if the artist puts the ‘2’ below the ‘H’ and the ‘O’ and not above as in Jennifer’s case.


English footballer David Beckham has inked about 40 tattoos on his body and most of them are dedicated to his loving family. Amongst the few that honours his wife Victoria is a gigantic one with her name in Sanskrit script misspelt as ‘Vihctoria’. Now that 15 years have gone by since that terrible mistake his feelings for his wife and kids have not changed at all as Beckham continues to flood his Instagram account with new tattoo pictures.


Beckham is not the only one with a tattoo mistake in foreign language. Singer Rihanna wanted ‘rebellious flower’to ink on her neck in French, so thought it would be a good idea to use the words as they are- ‘rebelle fleur’.But, what she did not realize that the French always put the adjective after the noun which meant that her tattoo when translated into English would read as ‘flower rebel’. Not only that, her hip tattoo in Sanskrit was botched up too. Maybe she should stick to English next time.

Interestingly, Rihanna’s ex-boyfriend Chris Brown’s skull tattoo on his neck bears a strong resemblance to her battered face during their confrontation.


If you have ever regretted that certain things should not have happened to you then you are not the only one. Television star Hayden Panettiere regretted that her back tattoo did not go as per her plan.The Italian phrase on her back reads ‘Viveresenzarimipianti’when it should have been ‘Viveresenzarimpianti’ meaning ‘Live without regrets’. The extra ‘i’ did eventually catch her eyes.

Heidi Klum Tattoos-Art

To celebrate the occasion of her four-year anniversary with singer Seal, super model Heidi Klum got an odd looking tattoo representing her husband and children’s name. Now that they have parted ways Klum, in an interview, said that she plans to get it removed.

Amanda Seyfried

Actress Amanda Seyfried’s foot tattoo has the word ‘Minge’ though she is not embarrassed about it. Minge is a British slang for woman’s pubic hair or genitals. The last thing she doesn’t want to do is to put near it an arrow pointing to where it should have actually belonged.

Ashley Greene

Twilight actress Ashley Greene has a tattoo on top of her left foot that says ‘lifes a dance’. It sounds sweet but somebody please tell her the importance of apostrophe.


Actor ZacEfron has a YOLO tattoo on his palm. YOLO, meaning ‘You Only Live Once’, was inspired by Drake’s song The Motto and implies that one should enjoy life, even if means taking risk. It became a popular acronym for music and youth culture and often denotes reckless behaviour like drunk driving. Zac got his tattoo in 2011 before the song was released and now has to find a way to explain his fans why he got that rebellious tattoo.

Miley Cyrus and kesha

Off all the places to ink, former teen star Miley Cyrus and singer and songwriter Ke$ha decided to get a tattoo the lower lip. Cyrus has a sad-looking kitty tattoo whereas Ke$ha has a self-explanatory tattoo that says ‘suck it’.

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 06: Recording artist Miranda Lambert performs during the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Country music artist Miranda Lambert thinks that the best way to celebrate her success as a performer is to get a tattoo of two crossing guns with wings inked on her forearm.


While it is common for many to mess up with English homonyms, singer Jessie J revealed that it was her mother who spotted the mistake on her tattoo which reads ‘Don’t loose who are you in the blur of the stars!’

johnny depp and Winona Ryder

Johnny Depp thought that relationship lasts forever just like tattoo. On his right upper arm he had a banner dedicated to his then-girlfriend Winona Ryder with the words ‘Winona Forever’. When he broke off he could no longer hold her in his arm, so altered that to ‘Wino forever’. As you may know ‘wino’ isa slang word for one who drinks excessive wine, Depp probably dedicated his altered tattoo it to all the wines he had been drinking to get over the relationship.


For Christina Aguilera, her ludicrous tattoo blunder actually came to her favour. The singer wanted her former husband Jordan Bratman’s initials on her arm inked in Hebrew. But, what she found instead was a random set of characters that represent the number ‘12’. Now that the two are divorced, the pop diva is perhaps thanking her lucky stars for she does not have her ex’s initials on her body, unlike many other celebrities.


Another pop star Britney Spears goofed up not once but twice. She hadsome Chinese symbols tattooed on her hip. The only problem is that she supposedly wanted it to say ‘mysterious’, but strangely ended up with ‘strange’. Then, she tried to ink ‘God’ in Hebrew on her neck but that was misspelled as well.Oops!…I Did It Again.


Actress Mena Suvari’s has no justice to the king of the jungle when she tattooed a lion’s face with the relatively meaningless words ‘Word’, ‘Sound’, and‘Power’ on her upper back.


British model Katie Price had her then-husband Peter Andre’s name tattooed on her wrist. After they separated four years later, she went back to the parlour and this time put a pointed cross ‘X’ on his name.


Who wouldn’t say that a colourful apple-heart hybrid wrapped by a snake is the most abstract idea for a tattoo? American television personality Audrina Patridge thinks it suits her.

Not sure if American actress Christina Ricci is a big Narnia fan or not, but her tattoo of a naïve-looking lion on her back doesn’t seem striking.


Now that she has kids, television personality Nicole Richie’s wrist tattoo with the word ‘virgin’ is long forgotten. Apparently, the fashion designer claims that she had it when was 16 because her zodiac sign is Virgo.


Celebrities having their ex’s name tattooed on their body can be a cause for embarrassment. Singer Avril Lavigne’s ex-boyfriend Brody Jenner, actress Melanie Griffith, and English singers Cheryl (formerly Cheryl Cole) and Kerry Katona are some who will have to either regret for what they did or live with embarrassing moments for rest of their lives, unless they find ways to conceal their now-undesirable tattoos.


Confidence is like a tattoo of yourself hysterically covering your entire back and autographed. We came to know about it when comedian Steve-O did it. He may find it hilarious but a time will come when he understands that it is really awkward.


After getting out of a mental asylum, rapper Gucci Mane tried getting a face tattoo of an ice-cream cone to prove that he was still a good guy. Lucky for him, this outlandish tattoo did not send him back to his crazy cell.


Actress and activist Angelina Jolie was probably adopting an orphan when she got her ex-boyfriend Billy Bob Thornton’s name inked on her arm. She has since removed it and replaced with the coordinates of where her children were born.


Taking a break from training in Las Vegas for his last fight, Mike Tyson hit the parlour to get his amazing design inked on his face. No matter how insane it looks, he’s still got it.

Brad Pitt tattoos

Heidi Klum is not the only one with weird looking tattoo. Actor Brad Pitt’s back has some mysterious lines on his back inked by none other than his wife Angelina Jolie when they had nothing else to do while attending the World Economic Forum in Davos. People were left guessing with what they represent. Many speculated that they were designs made by Angie’s children.



When actress Heather Locklear flaunted her ankle tattoo ‘Finch’, people thought that it was to honour her then-boyfriend David Spade whose character in Just Shoot Me was named Finch. Perhaps, she did not learn her lesson when she had ‘Richie’ erased from her hip after splitting with husband Richie Sambora.

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