Chris Brown gets beat up Rihanna portrait tattooed on his neck

If I had been very publicly embroiled in a scandal that did nothing but make me look like a monster, like say, if I'd smashed my petite lover's face into a dashboard, you know what I might not do, ever, to commemorate it? Get a tattoo of a battered woman on my fucking neck. 

But I am not Chris Brown, and mine is not the mind to churn out such incredible songs as….

Anyway, the point is, Chris Brown got a neck tattoo and it looks a whole hell of a lot like the sickening leaked police photograph of what he did to Rihanna's face.

Brown's rep denies that the tattoo is of a mangled Rihanna, insisting instead "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."

Good work Chris Brown's rep, if you're going to get the worst (hopefully the worst? maybe not?) thing you've ever done tattooed on your neck, at least have the courtesy to lie about it. Just don't expect us to believe you.

Leaving aside ethics for a moment, and shifting focus to aesthetics, let us also contemplate that if it is a Mexican Sugar Skull, it is still an extraordinary example of shit ink.  

The flourishes on the forehead and chin of the deformed dame suggest that perhaps this is accurate, however in between tying babies to train tracks, Brown managed to find the time to undermine his PR person by tweeting an article on Perez speculating that the tattoo is indeed of Rihanna (though not that her face is busted).

Perhaps the most horrible thing about this is that the whole idea is so fucking ridiculous you just want to laugh and laugh. And then you remember that he "placed her in a head lock positioning the front of her throat between his bicep and forearm. Brown began applying pressure to Robyn F.’s left and right carotid arteries, causing her to be unable to breathe and she began to lose consciousness" and it just doesn't seem very funny any more.

Photographs: JudyEddy/ via:Gawker

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