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Watch Now: Rihanna Gets a Painful Tattoo

11 October 2013
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Rihanna commemorated her trip to New Zealand during her Diamonds World Tour with a tradition Maori tattoo – Ouch!

The toe curling procedure which involves the ink pigments being applied with a mallet and a chisel was captured by a local named Tiki Taane at Moko Ink studio in West Auckland on Wednesday, 9 October.

Despite wiping blood away from her swollen hand, Riri kept her composure and even cracked a joke with the tattoo artists!

The completed design is a series of lines and symbols starting from the tip of her perfectly red manicured fingertips down to her forearm.

Watch the cringe worthy video here:


Rihanna got the tattoo after performing three shows in Auckland this week as part of her Diamonds World Tour. Rihanna will be performing in Johannesburg on the 13th October and at the Cape Town Stadium on the 16th of October.

What do you think about Rihanna’s Maori tattoo and how should she commemorate her SA tour?

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