Jordin Sparks sang, “Just like a tattoo, I’ll always have you” — but that’s not always true when it comes to celebrity relationships. A lot of Hollywood couples who commemorated their relationship by getting inked find themselves in the laser-removal chair after the breakup.
Here are 15 celebs who removed or covered up a tattoo they got for their ex:
1.Justin Bieber covered up a portrait of his ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez.
2.During his engagement to Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson got a tattoo of the phrase “mille tendresse” (French for “a thousand tendernesses”) to match Ariana’s, but after their breakup, he covered it with the word “cursed.”
3.Similarly, Ariana covered up a foot tattoo she had showing the firefighter badge number of Pete’s late father with “Myron,” the name of her late ex-boyfriend Mac Miller’s dog.
4.Amber Rose covered up a portrait of her ex-husband, Wiz Khalifa, with one of Slash.
5.Travis Barker covered up his ex-wife Shanna Moakler’s name with two tattoos: a scorpion and his now-wife Kourtney Kardashian Barker’s lips.
6.Angelina Jolie covered up her ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton’s name with the birthplace coordinates of her children and her then-partner, Brad Pitt.
7.However, after separating from Brad, Angelina removed his birth coordinates from her arm, but she left her children’s.
8.Marc Anthony covered up a tattoo of his ex-wife Jennifer Lopez’s name with a design.
9.Adrienne Bailon had difficulties getting her tattoo of ex-boyfriend Rob Kardashian’s name removed from her butt. On her third try, it finally worked.
10.Kat Von D lasered off the portrait she had of her ex-fiancé Jesse James’s school picture from fifth grade.
11.Denise Richards covered up her ex-husband Charlie Sheen’s name with a fairy tattoo.
12.Melanie Griffith removed a tattoo of her ex-husband Antonio Banderas’s name in a heart after their separation.
13.Eva Longoria had Tony Parker’s basketball number (nine) removed from her neck after their divorce.
14.Heidi Klum removed an abstract tattoo of her ex-husband Seal’s name.
15.And finally, after her divorce from Ryan Sweeting, Kaley Cuoco covered up their wedding date with a moth tattoo.
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