Justin Bieber Reveals How He Attempted to Cover Up His Selena Gomez Tattoo

by Jackie Willis 9:44 AM PST, February 17, 2016
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Justin Bieber is ready to let go of the ink of his ex-girlfriend.

The "Sorry" singer shared with GQ the meaning behind each of his multiple tattoos, but when it came to the portrait of Selena Gomez on his left wrist, Bieber admitted that he tried to cover it up.

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"This is my ex-girlfriend," he said, pointing to the body art. "So, I tried to cut her face up with some shading, but people still know."

Photo: GQ

Bieber has quite a few personal tattoos. There are at least two dedicated to his mother, Pattie Mallette -- one being an image of his mom's eye and the other is her birthday in roman numerals. The GRAMMY winner and his father, Jeremy Bieber, also got matching tattoos on their sides.

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As for his favorite ink, Bieber said it had to be the wings on the back of his neck, but admitted that it was "mad uncomfortable" to sit with his head down that long.

There is one place the star won't put a tattoo. "I can't say I really feel lower back tattoos on a male or a female," Bieber said. "I think David Beckham has a lower tramp stamp, and that's no good."

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Bieber has yet to debut a tattoo in honor of his new rumored girlfriend, Hailey Baldwin, but the two are using the "L" word. "He's really funny. We have a good time together," Baldwin, 19, told ET's Carly Steel last week. "He's just really sweet. He's a good kid, he has a good heart and I love him."