Ariana Grande's New Tattoo Reportedly Says 'Barbecue Grill' in Japanese

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Ariana Grande, like her ex-fiancé Pete Davidson, has many tattoos—which is interesting because I rarely see her tattoos, probably due to the fact Grande regularly pairs thigh-high boots and a sweatshirt worn as a dress. She might want to cover up her newest tattoo—or make another appointment to finish it—as it allegedly reads “charcoal barbecue grill” in Japanese.

I’m as much of a fan of grilled meats as anyone, and if it was written in English, such a tattoo might be funny—but the fact it’s written in Japanese reads like Grande went to hibachi and thought “Ha ha ha, isn’t this so CUTE?” When Grande posted a photo of the tattoo without a translation on Tuesday night, followers deduced that the tattoo is supposed to say “7 Rings,” in reference to her new song, but crucially, lacks some characters.

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Grande deleted the photo, but the internet has screenshots:

The explanation? Grande says it hurt too much, given its location on her palm, to finish the whole tattoo. She has since deleted that tweet, too.

indeed, i left out “つの指” which should have gone in between. it hurt like fuck n still looks tight. i wouldn’t have lasted one more symbol lmao. but this spot also peels a ton and won’t last so if i miss it enough, i’ll suffer thru the whole thing next time.

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This isn’t Grande’s first tattoo in Japanese; she has another one that says “let’s sing”.

[Oh No They Didn’t!]


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He’s all about farm life now.

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