Stars rise and fall in the celebrity world with incredible speed. One day you’re a waiter, the next you’re famous, and the day after that you’re washed up and broke. And when you’re not sure when the paychecks and talent will run out, it’s understandable that you’d want a little bit of permanence in your life. Tattoos last longer than a dog, and they’re easier to maintain than a mansion – it’s an easy choice for a celebrity to make. Unfortunately, it’s sometimes too easy. Here are some of the best celeb tattoos around – and some of the worst.
1. Selena Gomez
We’re all for inspirational quote tattoos – well sometimes, anyway. But Selena’s “Love Yourself First” is a bit strange. Not because it’s in Arabic – the script is actually quite lovely to look at – but because it’s on her back. How inspirational is it really going to be if you never get to see it?