She awoke and saw stars

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Here is an odd story. This ‘young housewife’, 18-year-old Kimberley Vlaeminck of Belgium, claims she asked for three little points on her forehead but the tattoo artist suggested three stars would be prettier.

Get this, she WENT TO SLEEP to avoid the pain. How the hell do you fall asleep while someone is tattooing your face?! Are they leaving out some details from this story – like narcotics maybe? I mean, we are not talking about removing a splinter, we are talking about injecting ink into your face!

She claims she awoke to 56 stars on her face; poorly rendered I might add. Nice look. As far as the tattoo artist is concerned, she was onboard with this until her dad caught wind of it and she pulled the nap story out of her hat. She is now suing the tattoo parlor.

I am reminded of my favorite line from Eat, Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert:

Having a baby is like getting a tattoo on your face. You really need to be certain it’s what you want before you commit…

Hmm, I wonder if this chick is considering motherhood.

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5 responses to “She awoke and saw stars

  1. Neal Shrier

    “Star Face”

  2. That is one of the freakiest stories I’ve heard in a long time. Puts the phrase “seeing stars,” in a whole new light.

  3. *snort* clever use of that excellent quote from Eat, Pray, Love.

  4. There is no freakin’ way she “fell asleep” during that process! I couldn’t even fall asleep if someone was plucking my eyebrows!

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