The “art” that we’re talking about, of course, is Chris Brown‘s new tattoo that may or may not be an image of Rihanna after he assaulted her. He tweeted that quote yesterday, the “I’m an artist and this is art” claptrap, along with “Dia de los Muertos,” so yeah, all of you guys who said it was a sugar skull were (perhaps) right.
Chris’ rep (bless her heart) also made a little statement to clear up any confusion:
“His tattoo is a sugar skull (associated with the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead) and a MAC cosmetics design he saw. It is not Rihanna or an abused woman as erroneously reported.”
Another interesting thing is that Chris tweeted a link to a story on Perez Hilton that had this charming quote from a source close to Chris:
“Naw man, that’s [isn't] Rihanna tatted on [Chris] no matter how much [you all are] trying to make it seem. Sorry, it [isn't] her. [Chris] loves women and you know he loves Ri, but come on now, he [isn't] about to tat a bitch on him. That [isn't] how he rolls.”
Obviously, Chris and his people can say whatever they want about his silly tattoo, but I don’t know if I buy it. Here’s a closeup, so we can analyze it:
If it’s what they’re saying it is, then is it fair to say that it’s kind of poorly done? But then again, if it’s supposed to be Rihanna, then it’s poorly done as well. I just don’t see the resemblance.