Tattoos are forever. They are a permanent marker of who you are so you need to make it a personal statement that represents who you are. Some people get a tattoo as a remembrance of a loved one, others may get one as totem of strength which they can use in a time of need. Here are 10 tattoos by celebrities and the stories behind them.
Christina Aguilera has a tattoo of 'Xtina'. She did this in tribute to her fans who gave her the nickname.
Rihanna's tattoo on her shoulder is actually Roman numerals for her best friend Melissa's birthday. Her friend has a tattoo of Rihanna's birthday on her shoulder in return.
Megan Fox has the Shakespearean quote 'We will all laugh at gilded butterflies.'. She says that the quote helps keep her grounded.
Proud dad Johnny Depp has a tattoo of his daughter's name, Lily Rose, over his heart. What a sensitive dad!
Lady Gaga has a tattoo of a monster paw to represent her fans. She calls her fans her 'Little Monsters'.
Miley Cyrus got her first tattoo, 'Just Breathe', at 17. The tattoo is to honor her friend who died of the lung disease, cystic fibrosis.
Lebron 'King' James has a tattoo with the words 'Prince James' to honor his son.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, did his homework and researched many tattoos before he got his. He decided to get his tribal tattoo to honor his Samoan heritage.
Pink is known as a tough rocker chick with lots of tattoos. People will be surprised to hear her 'Sir Corky Moore' tattoo is a tribute to her pet dog.
Brad Pitt's tattoo on his back may look random, but supposedly it represents the levees of his adopted hometown of New Orleans.