Scout Taylor-Compton is an American actress who has appeared in various TV roles and films over the years. She is most widely known for her roles in Halloween, and Halloween II as Laurie Strode and also for her role as Lita Ford in The Runaways (2010). Scout sang the theme song for her 2001 film, Chicken Night and has also provided her voice for films like The Core. She is also known as a Scream Queen due to her association and fame with horror movies. Scout has many interesting inks all over her body. Let us take a look at the tattoos that she has on her body and the meanings behind them.
1. Puzzle Piece Tattoo
Tattoo: Her neck, just behind her right ear contains a tattoo of a black puzzle piece on it.
Meaning: Scout got this tattoo for her then-boyfriend, Samuel Larsen and tweeted for him, “you are my puzzle piece, my love“
2. Mickey Mouse Tattoo
Tattoo: Scout’s neck, behind her left ear, contains a little silhouette tattoo of Mickey Mouse’s head.
Meaning: Scout is a huge fan of Disney and loves Mickey Mouse so she decided to get this tattoo on her body.
3. Fork Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of her back contains a little tattoo of a fork on it.
Meaning: Scout is a huge fan of Disney’s The Little Mermaid and got this tattoo of a fork on her back to show it. In the movie, Ariel refers to a fork as a “dinglehopper” as she has seen such a thing for the first time and uses it to brush her hair.
4. Infinity and Lines Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of her left wrist contains a tattoo of the infinity symbol on it. The side of her wrist also contains a tattoo of four lines.
Meaning: Scout got these matching tattoo along with Kristen Stewart while shooting the movie The Runaways.
5. Checkbox Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of her right leg contains a little tattoo of a checkbox on it.
6. Poem Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of her upper back contains a poem tattooed on it that reads, “In these bodies, we will live, in these bodies, we will die. Where you invest your love, you invest your life.” Then after a break in the line, “anyone who thinks sunshine is pure happiness / has never danced in the rain.” Then again, after a small break come the lines, “Darlin’, forever is a long, long time / and time has a way of changin’ things”
Meaning: The line, “In these bodies, we will live, in these bodies, we will die. Where you invest your love, you invest your life.” is from her favorite Mumford and Sons song, Awake my soul. The lines at the end, “Darlin’, forever is a long, long time / and time has a way of changin’ things” come from one of her favorite Disney movies, The Fox and The Hound.
7. Love, Girl, and Cross Tattoo
Tattoo: Scout’s left bicep contains a tattoo of the word, “LOVE” on it. The inner side of her left forearm contains a tattoo of a little cross on it. The inner side of her left forearm contains a tattoo of a little girl in brown ink.
Meaning: The cross represents the religious views of the actress. The tattoo of the little girl on the inner side of her forearm is a tattoo of Ariel from The Little Mermaid.
8. Elephant Prints Tattoo
Tattoo: The front of her left leg, just above her ankle contains a tattoo of elephant footprints on it.
Meaning: Scout is a huge lover of animals and also thinks elephants are fascinating creatures which is why she got this tattoo on her body. She uploaded the tattoo on her Instagram with the caption, “When I love a creature I never stop…new elephant piece.”
9. Lamp Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of her body contains a large and intricate tattoo of a lamp on it along with the words, “Time Of My Live” tattoed above it.
Meaning: Scout got this tattoo to pay tribute to one of her favorite movies of all time, Dirty Dancing as Time of My Life is the title of one of the most famous songs from the movie.
10. Vow and Word Tattoo
Tattoo: The side of her right hand’s middle finger contains a tattoo of the words, “My vow to you” on it. The side of her right hand’s ring finger contains the word, “bayummm” tattooed on it which has faded a bit.
Meaning: Bayummm is the nickname that she used to call her ex, Samuel.
11. Bird and Name Tattoo
Tattoo: The backside of her neck contains a tattoo of a silhouette of a bird along with the name, “Samuel” tattooed above it.
Meaning: Scout got this tattoo to show her love for her then-boyfriend, Samuel Larsen.