Rihanna Covers Up the Matching Tattoo She Had With Drake
While out on the town this week with boyfriend A$AP Rocky, photographers snapped images and took video of the new couple on a date in NYC. Within those pictures, the shark tattoo that Rih had gotten inked on her left ankle around September of 2016 has been covered with a crown. Shortly after Rihanna had the tattoo done, Drizzy appeared with a very similar one, thus sparking speculation of their matching artwork.
According to a 2016 report in Vanity Fair, the artwork was symbolic of a stuffed animal shark that Drake had supposedly given Rih around that time when they went on a date at a Toronto aquarium.
Keith McCurdy, also known as Bang Bang, the tattoo artist responsible for Rihanna’s ink, told VF about the tatt nearly five years ago. He said, "The significance is personal. That’s really all I can say. I’ve seen many people guessing the meaning online, but it’s not my place to share publicly. I will say, I’ve made many tattoos for Rihanna and this one was my favorite!"
Drake's version of the tattoo is on the inside of his right arm.
News of Rih's new tattoo coverup comes hours after video footage began circulating online of the singer and A$AP Rocky being denied entry into an NYC bar due to not showing a bouncer identification.
Although Rihanna and Rocky are clearly official now, rumors of their romance hit the internet in January of last year.
Check out Rihanna’s coverup of the matching shark tattoo she once had with Drake below.
See reactions to Rihanna covering up the matching tatt below.
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