Camila Mendes is a famous Brazillian actress who gained fame via her breakout role as the comic book character veronica lodge. Camila is known to be too close to her mother and sister owing to the divorce of her parents when she was just eight. Besides her acting, she has also become the positivity spreader coming out of the eating disorder herself. When we talk about her skills, she is multitalented. But, not many know is that she is a tattoo art lover too. Let us walk you through the special tattoo that adorns her body and its meaning.
1. ‘to build a home’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Under her right breast, Camila has got a short phrase tattooed that reads, ‘to build a home.’
Meaning: There is a story that relates to a real-life incidence that happened in Camila’s life. She got the tattoo done after she was roofied and sexually assaulted by someone. She claimed that it happened during Mende’s first year at New York University’s Tisch School and this tattoo is a reminder to her that she has to build a life for herself. The tattoo motivates her to get over that bad past and move smoothly towards building her life.
“I had a very, very bad experience, “I was roofied by someone who sexually assaulted me.”
“Whenever I feel like I’m going through something difficult, I think about what I can do physically for myself,” she said.