Rihanna used a famous Tupac Shakur tattoo to write the words “Thug Life” on her knuckles iand the entire thing was documented on Twitter, although some people think the pink lettering is a big much.
The singer got inked at a West Hollywood tattoo parlor early Wednesday.
The late rapper Tupac Shakur had those words tattooed on his abdomen.
While there’s no confirmation that the tattoo is real, it doesn’t appear to be just a simple pen job. Last year, Rihanna was photographed in Brazil with the same words written on the same spot. It turned out to be drawn with a marker, according to Global Grind.
But in a picture Rihanna posted with Danny Trejo her fingers appear to be bandaged (ouch).
Rihanna may also have gotten a second tattoo during the early morning tat trip. She posted a picture of herself belly down while tattoo artist Mark Mahoney hovers over her. She tweeted, “I #LOVE my new tattoo!!! Can’t wait for yall to see it!!! I got it in ‘Tibetan’ this time!!! #approved.”
In any case, it appears that Rihanna is really enjoying the speculation. She tweeted, “Err’body has an opinion, but yall know what yall can do with them!!! #THUGLIFE.” She later added, “I’m thinking I shoulda got a tear drop instead!!! #THUGLIFE maybe next time.”
By the way, the shirt that Rihanna is wearing in the photo is of John Lennon, which is quite interesting.