Stars Literary Tattoos

Stars Literary Tattoos
Stars Literary Tattoos, Ryan Gosling, Angelina Jolie, and Miley Cyrus are just a few of our favorite stars who rock literary tattoos. But how well do you know their ink? How these celebs and more paid homage to their favorite writers and literary works by making the commitment to ink.

Ryan Gosling
The sexy star isn't afraid to flaunt his inner child. Ryan inked an image from his favorite children's book on his bicep. Can you remember which one?Ryan Gosling's mom used to read him "The Giving Tree" Ryan Gosling tattooed himself.

Angelina Jolie
The reformed bad girl's extensive body art includes a few lines of text on her forearm referencing the play "Stairs to the Roof" by Tennessee Williams. Angelina Jolie tattoo "prayer for the wild at heart", Angelina Jolie explains her tattoos,

Johnny Depp
Among the tattoo enthusiast's many works of body art is a quote from a semi-autobiographical novel by Ireland's premier writer. Johnny Depp "Silence Exile Cunning" tattoo,"Silence Exile Cunning" James Joyce's "Portrait of the Artist", Johnny Depp "my body is a journal",

Megan Fox
The "Transformers" alum is slowly having the Marilyn Monroe portrait tattooed on her forearm removed, but she hasn't broken her commitment to the text from Shakespeare's "King Lear" inked on her shoulder. Megan Fox Marilyn Monroe was a negative person, Megan Fox self-written poem tattoo,

Orlando Bloom
The sexy star took his role in "The Lord of the Rings" franchise to heart -- and forearm! The nine actors who portrayed the members of the Fellowship of the Rings in the adaption of J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy got matching tattoos to commemorate the experience. orlando bloom tattoo elvish symbol for the word "nine",

Evan Rachel Wood
The "True Blood" actress has several literary-themed tattoos: a quote from a poem by Edgar Allen Poe on her upper back, the word "unless" under her breast in honor of a cautionary children's tale, and a replica of one of writer Shel Silverstein's drawings. Evan Rachel Wood tattoo Dr. Seuss "The Lorax",

Lindsay Lohan
We can't really picture LiLo lounging around reading Shakespeare during her free time. But apparently the troubled actress is a fan of the Bard -- at least enough to have a few words from one of his most famous plays inked on her forearm. Hamlet's soliloquy "what dreams may come", Lindsay Lohan's Brigitte Bardot tattoo,

Lena Dunham
Considering Lena studied creative writing at Oberlin College before landing her big break as the star and creator of "Girls," we're not a bit surprised to learn the multi-hyphenate's body art pays homage to a few of her favorite books. Lena Dunham Ferdinand the Bull tattoo, Jemima Kirke tattooed Lena Dunham,

Christina Ricci
Christina isn't just an animal lover: The lion tattoo on her right should has a specific literary significance to the former child star. Christina Ricci tattoo Aslan "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe", Christina Ricci tattoo's is "a symbol of my hellish childhood",

Rita Ora
Lindsay Lohan isn't the only star with an affinity for Shakespeare. Rita sports a quote from the Bard on her hip. Rita Ora “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" tattoo, “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" All's Well That Ends Well,

David and Victoria Beckham
Posh and Becks may not be Jewish, but that didn't stop them from getting matching tattoos quoting the Old Testament in Hebrew. Victoria's tattoo runs from the nape of her neck down her spine while David's is inked on his forearm. Victoria and David Beckham Song of Solomon tattoo translation, Victoria and David Beckham matching tattoos 6th anniversary,

Miley Cyrus
Who knew Miley was an American history buff? The controversy-courting singer-actress inked a passage from a 1910 speech by President Theodore Roosevelt on the inside of her forearm. Theodore Roosevelt “Citizenship in a Republic" speech, Miley Cyrus tattoo guide,

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