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Woman gets “DRAKE” tattooed on her forehead because, let’s face it, she’s an idiot

Drake tattoo (Image: Norm from Will Rise tattoo parlour)

In one of those “so sad you have to laugh” stories, a Los Angeles woman has had the name of Toronto rapper Drake inked across her forehead. We quickly disproved any relation to the hotel, coffee cake, pirate or winged reptiles; rather, she appears to have gotten her inspiration from some not-so-subliminal messages in Drake’s song “Free Spirit.” From the song: “Tat my name on you, so I know it’s real/ Tat my fuckin’ name on you, so I know it’s real/ I know it hurts, but I ain’t trying to hear it/ ’Cause when I’m not around, I still be there in spirit.” It’s certainly one of the more idiotic tattoos we’ve seen, and there’s quite a bit of competition. The hooligans at Vice managed to track down the man responsible: Kevin Campbell from the parlour Will Rise. He revealed that while “her attitude changed pretty drastically once the tattoo was finished” (surprise, surprise), the idea was totally premeditated—she had even picked out the font. The whole story makes us cringe, but at least it proves the Toronto artist is having an impact internationally, right? Not according to Campbell. “The funny thing is, I didn’t know who Drake was. I figured it was her hood or some shit, not some goofnugget R & B dude,” he said. “I guess I feel bad that this dumb-ass got the name of the softest motherfucker in hip-hop tattooed on her forehead.”

The Story Behind Drake’s Best Headline Yet [Vice]

[UPDATE] Check out Zac Efron’s Drake tattoo »

 

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