Celebrities With Tattoo Regret: Think Before You Ink!


Eva Longoria removed her tats

Many of us have a tattoo we regret, but these celebrities luckily had the extra cash to remove their tattoos with laser treatments.

The celebrity may have removed a tattoo they got when they were rebellious teens or decided to remove their ink following a break-up.

Celebrities suffer from tattoo regret just like the rest of us. Let’s find out which Hollywood stars had their tat removed!

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie Billy Bob tattoo

Angelina Jolie had a bit of tattoo regret when she had actor Billy Bob Thornton’s name tattooed on her upper arm during their marriage. The love didn’t last but the tattoo sure did! Angelina later had the name removed and replaced it with one that honored her children.

50 Cent

Rapper 50 cent removed his tats

Rapper 50 Cent decided to make his way into the acting world from rapping and decided to have his tattoos removed. It took forever sitting in the makeup chair to cover them on the movie set. He decided to permanantly remove his ink.

Kat Von D

Kat Von D removing Jesse James tat

Kat Von D is a popular tattoo artist and is covered in tattoos herself. But Kat decided to get a tattoo of her then-fiance Jesse James as a child on her ribcage, right before they split. Kat Von D revealed Jesse had cheated on her and she recently started laser treatments.

Kelly Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne removing her ink

Kelly Osbourne was a rebellious teen and plans to get many of her 15 tattoos removed. Kelly said, “I was miserable and I just went and got all these tattoos and I don’t know why. One of them is a keyboard and I don’t even know how to play a piano!”

Megan Fox

Megan Fox's Marilyn tattoo

Megan Fox had Marilyn Monroe’s portrait tattooed on her right forearm, but has it nearly gone after having laser treatments. Megan later regretted the tattoo of the tragic actress. She said, “It is a negative character, as she suffered from personality disorders and was bipolar. I do not want to attract this kind of negative energy in my life.”

Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg Bob Marley ink

Mark Wahlberg, who had his name and initials tattooed on his right shoulder and late singer Bob Marley inked onto his left shoulder, revealed he took his children along for his laser removal appointments. He’s hoping they’ll learn from his silly mistakes.

Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria removed her tats

Actress Eva Longoria removed all her bad memories from her marriage to her cheating ex-hubby, Tony Parker, following their divorce. Eva had three different tats of her husband’s basketball jersey number on her body.

Britney Spears

Britney Spears removed Kabbalah tat

Britney Spears, who had a Kabbalah tattoo on the back of her neck, had it removed in 2008. The singer had gotten into the religion after Madonna introduced her to it years ago.

Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum removing Seal tat

After Heidi Klum and singer Seal divorced, the model decided to have her ex-husband’s name removed from her forearm. She had the name Seal along with stars with her children’s initials. She’s been having laser treatments and it getting close to being a distant memory. She’ll be keeping the stars with her children’s intials though.

Pharrell Williams

Singer Pharrell removed tats

Pharrell Williams regretted his tattoos so much that he even considered getting a skin graft in order to cover them. The singer had intensive treatment to removed his full sleeve tats in 2009. Pharrell posted a photo on his blog, writing, “Laser treatment bitches! Extra crispy. See, no skin graft here, just pure laser pain. This is our own version of Mythbusters! Laser is the new primer.”

Adrienne Bailon

Adrienne Bailon has Rob Kardashian's name removed

Adrienne Bailon and her former boyfriend, reality star Rob Kardashian, both got their names tattooed on each other when they were dating. But Adrienne regretted the booty tattoo after they split.

She said recently, “Everybody knows I have the ratchetest booty tattoo of an ex-boyfriend. I don’t know what I was thinking” Adrienne admitted the laser treatments were “awful,” saying she could smell “my ass flesh burning” with each session! Sounds lovely!

Pam Anderson

Pam Anderson ring tat

Pamela Anderson married Motley Crue rocker Tommy Lee and had a wedding ring tattooed on her ring finger that read “Tommy”. After their divorce, she later changed it to read “Mommy”.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp wino tat

Johnny Depp’s hot and heavy relationship with actress Winona Ryder didn’t last, but his tat with her name on his upper arm sure did! But the hunky actor didn’t remove that tattoo. Instead he changed it from “Winona Forever” to “Wino Forever”.

We love tattoos as much as anyone but seeing these celebrity mistakes really make us want to “think before we ink”!


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