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Oops: Rolling Stone Gets Constitution Tattoo Wrong

Louis-Dreyfus has Hancock in wrong place
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 10, 2014 3:14 AM CDT

(Newser) – Oops: Julia Louis-Dreyfus appears nude with the preamble to the US Constitution inked on her back for the cover of the latest Rolling Stone—but with one big mistake: There's a large John Hancock just above her rear. Hancock, however, put the most famous signature in American history on the Declaration of Independence, not the Constitution, the AP notes.

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The Veep star tweeted that she was in a Rob Ford-style "drunken stupor" at the time—and blamed the mistake on the character who serves as her bumbling director of communications on the HBO show. A Rolling Stone spokeswoman, meanwhile, claimed that the Declaration of Independence had been inked on the other side of her body but the signatures wouldn't fit. "Hopefully, for Louis-Dreyfus’ sake, the 'tattoo' isn’t permanent"—and the staffer responsible has learned a history lesson, quips Paul Whitefield at the Los Angeles Times. (Read more Rolling Stone stories.)

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