10 Famous Duos Prove Matching Tattoos a Bad Idea

But it's too late for Kelsey Grammer, Kayte Walsh

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 22, 2012 9:40 AM CDT

(Newser) – Surely you were moved last week by the touching story of 57-year-old Kelsey Grammer and his much younger wife, Kayte Walsh, who walked into a Chicago tattoo parlor last Saturday so that Grammer could get "Kayte" tattooed on his hip. But The Frisky fears for their union: It turns out, if these other 10 couples are anything to go by, getting matching ink does not guarantee lasting love:

  • Tony Parker and Eva Longoria: Now that their marriage is over, they probably wish they didn't have their wedding date permanently tattooed on them.

  • Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton: Angie once had "Billy Bob" on her shoulder; now it's the coordinates of her kids' birthplaces. Meanwhile, Thornton's "Angie" on his calf became an angel.
  • Britney Spears and Kevin Federline: Let's be honest. When you heard they got matching dice tattoos (pink for her, blue for him), you knew where their relationship was headed.
  • Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards: They used to have each other's names as tattoos, but Denise had hers turned into a fairy and Charlie had his lasered off.
Click for the complete list, including one lady who has a whopping 10 tattoos for just one of her exes.

Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh arrive at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.
Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh arrive at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.   (Getty Images)
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