Ariana Grande has been offered just over $2 million AUD to get her tattoo removed.
The ‘Thank U, Next’ singer had meant to get the name of her new single ‘7 Rings’ tattooed, but instead accidentally paid tribute to a tiny charcoal grill with the Japanese inking she had etched onto her palm last week.
The tattoo originally read “shrichirin“, but after having it amended it now translates to “Japanese BBQ finger”.
So a tattoo removal company have offered to help her remove it, and will even pay her a huge sum of money to do it.
US company LaserAway sent Ariana a letter last week, offering her $1.5 million USD to star in “one photo/video shoot at a LaserAway location, which will be used in social media, print and viral campaigns”, TMZ reports.
The letter – signed by company president, Todd Heckmann – also asks Ariana for one social media post per month about LaserAway.
It ends with the words, “Thank u, next tiny barbecue grill”.
“I can’t speak for Ariana as we have not received this letter, however, if they’re willing to send me the offer, I’m sure I’d be happy to get a tattoo and then remove it real quick … for $1.5 mil,” Ariana’s manager Scooter Braun told the publication.
“Hopefully, we can make this deal before her album comes out next week – shameless plug.”
Ariana admitted earlier this week she had made a mistake with the tattoo.
However, Ariana at first suggested she wasn’t planning to have it amended because she claimed she wouldn’t have been able to cope with the pain of having it made longer, and wasn’t expecting the design to stay permanently anyway.
“Indeed, I left out [some characters] which should have gone in between. It hurt like f**k n still looks tight. I wouldn’t have lasted one more symbol lmao,” she acknowledged on her Twitter account, in a now-deleted message.
“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.”
And she admitted she liked the unintended message.
“Also….huge fan of tiny bbq grills,” she said.
With reporting by Bang Showbiz.
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