Pink, the punk, is known for her punk-y (??) and bad-ass attitude. This bad-ass got a lot of tattoos too. Have an up-close peek at her inks and know whys, hows, and whens of it.
1. Tattoo for her “Dog”
The tattoo on Pink’s left forearm arm reads “Sir Corky Moore 89-03.” It’s in honor of her dog who passed away in 2003. She says, “He was my childhood dog, West Highland Terrier.”
2. Half-Best-Friend Tattoo
3. Bulldog Tattoo
On Pink’s left forearm is a tattoo of a bulldog, and a Bible verse in tattoo form. “This was Elvis, a bulldog,” Pink told The Independent newspaper. “Next to it him is a Bible verse: ‘A time to weep, a time to laugh, a time to mourn, a time to dance, sleep in peace my darling, I release you’ – he drowned in my pool. I wasn’t there. He was being babysat.”
4. “Insecurite” Tattoo
Pink has a razor blade on her left wrist. Underneath is the word “Insecurite” (Insecurity). Pink says, “That means to me that insecurity will kill you.”
5. “Tru Luv Carey” Tattoo
Pink’s “Tru Luv Carey” tattoo on her right wrist. Carey and Pink got the “Tru Luv” tattoos on their second date; she added his name when they started trying to get their baby. She said, “‘Well, I guess if I’m gonna have his baby, I should get his name.’ Because he has my name three places.”
6. What Goes Around Comes Around
This popular quote was inked on Pink’s right wrist when she was 17.
7. Swirls behind ear
She has a pattern out of wavy lines behind her left ear.
8. Bar Code Tattoo
Pink has a tattoo of a star and an angel on the back of her left shoulder which she got when she was 15. She says that the star represents her while being looked after by the guardian angel.
10. “HELP” Tattoo
Pink has a “Help” button tattooed on her right arm. She says she got it with her friend, Butch: “We got done early in the studio that night. We had been drinking. Obviously.”
11. Stripper Tattoo
On both her hamstrings, Pink has a red ribbon. “Why? In my head, I’m a really talented stripper.”, she said.
12. Dragon Tattoo
Pink has a dragon on her left calf, ink that took seven hours when she got it done in Australia. She says, “I think dragons are good luck. And it looks hot.”
13. Mr. Pink
Pink has an ink which says “Mr. Pink” on her inner thigh.
14. Heart Tattoo
Japanese kanji symbol for “love” with a red heart in front of it is inked on the lower part of the pop star’s left hip.
Pink has many tattoos on her feet. Some are Japanese kanji, including her first tattoo that reads “Good luck and happiness.” She was 12 when she got it done. The others read “Strength,” “The Will to Live,” and “Mother.” Pink’s mom has a matching one.
16. Frog Tattoo
She also has a frog tattoo on her left foot.
17. Dad and Brother dog tag
On her right ankle, she has dog tags for her dad and brother.
Well, now the irony! “I don’t like tattoos,” Pink says. “If I had an eraser, woosh…If I could start over, I’d do just one big back piece and have a clean [front]. I’m into balance.”