Saturday 27 December 2014

Terrible celebrity tattoos

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Cheryl Cole's tattoo artist posted this eye-popping shot on his Instagram of the singers epic tattoo. Fans are likely to be shocked at the extent of the tattoo which covers her lower back and her entire backside.
With just a blingtastic Chanel medallion round her neck and skimpy white two-piece on in Marbella, Tulisa Contostavlos gave the boys a glimpse of her new bikini-line tat. The 'Lucky You' message, which rather fetchingly sits next to a four-leaf clover, shows the high opinion the 'British Swag' singer has of herself.
A close-up of her tattoo.
With last week's Met Ball punk theme still firmly on Cara Delevingne's mind, the 20-year-old has decided to permanently mark her fiery side, bizarrely on the base of her finger. Following wifey, Rita Ora's footsteps, Cara sought out tattoo-artist Bang Bang to sketch the lion. 'RAWWWW' was the apt Instagram caption Cara gave the maned beast that now sits on her index finger.
David Beckham showed Peking University students he's taking his new role as image ambassador of the Chinese Super League seriously by flaunting his new eastern-inspired tattoo at a talk. The Chinese symbols read, 'Life and death are determined by fate, rank and riches decreed by Heaven.'
Band mate Mel B , aka Scary Spice, looked worried about the state of her wall stencil inspired arm tattoo. And, quite frankly, so would we.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor inscribed the world 'family' inside a heart for maximum sentimental points when committing to ink.
Continuing his ink marathon - the One Direction star now has an estimated 30 designs - Harry Styles has chosen a butterfly as his next torso-based tattoo. A hint to all those girls who get butterflies in their tummies over the pop prince? How clever.
Lindsay Lohan showed up at the LA Superior Court with an inflated trout pout and some new inked designs on display. A red triangle sits on her inner right arm with the message 'what dreams may come' underneath, while her right hand now has the message 'I leave before being left. I decide' emblazoned across it. Cryptic, you could say.
After a regrettable - and subsequently removed tattoo - of Marilyn Monroe, 'Transformers' star Megan Fox went for the life-affirming motto: "We will all laugh at gilded butterflies" emblazoned across her back. Confused? So are we.
Showing off her brand new, red-raw tattoo, actress Scarlett Johansson left us wondering who the lucky individual was in this star embellished ink scenario.
"Don't be Bitter - Glitter" is the positive life motto of Girls Aloud member Sarah Harding.
While continuing to scrawl other inked creations on her skin, Angelina Jolie chose to have this rather fetching Billy Bob dragon removed from her arm, after her separation from Billy Bob Thornton.
Though handwritten in minuscule font, Amanda Seyfried's inked message 'minge' screams out loud and proud on her foot.
Just because your band nickname is Sporty Spice doesn't give you the green light to channel football hooligan chic, with garish tattoos of Celtic and Japanese origin, Melanie C.
Tattoo lover Cheryl Cole showed off her newly rose-adorned back on stage with Girls Aloud. Give it a few years, and that pattern will most likely prove to be a thorn in the Geordie popstar's side.
Mike Tyson 's tattoo artist sued makers of 'The Hangover 2', Warner Bros, last year, for replicating his famous 'copyrighted' facial piece without asking.
Actress Melanie Griffith demonstrated her undying love for husband Antonio Banderas by getting his name transcribed onto her arm, in an ornate font and heart motif.
So good we're featuring her twice - Cheryl Cole' s ambiguous butterfly back piece envelops her lower back much further than seen here. The singer also sports a few other choice emblems on her body, notably one of cartoon character Tweety Pie somewhere out of sight. Cheryl 'Tweedy' Pie, anyone?
Desperate Housewife Eva Longoria inked the date of her wedding on the inside of her wrist lest she forget her anniversary. What she is less likely to forget is her divorce. Tattoo promptly removed...
Actress Christina Ricci couldn't decide between a lion, a ghost or a cloud when at the tattoo parlour. She, subsequently, opted for an amalgamation of all three.

As Tulisa shows off another iffy new tattoo, we round up the worst celebrity ink offenders

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