- Pete Davidson covered up his tattoo inspired by Ariana Grande‘s signature “Dangerous Woman” bunny ears.
- The tattoo, which is on his neck, is now a filled-in heart with an accompanying small A.
- Fans who noticed the modified ink have speculated the couple’s relationship is on the rocks.
- According to Page Six, Davidson covered the original tattoo so he could match a heart that Grande apparently has on her body.
The “Saturday Night Live” star was spotted at Yankee Stadium in New York on Monday with costar Chris Redd, producer Lorne Michaels, and film director Steven Spielberg. In photographs taken from the sporting event, Davidson’s ink, which appears on his neck, appears to have been transformed from the animal ears to a black heart with a small A next to it. The 24-year-old got the “Dangerous Woman” tattoo in early June 2018.
Here’s a closer look at the new design.
According to Page Six, their relationship is still intact and the comedian simply changed the tattoo to match a heart that Grande apparently has on her body.
After fans noticed the alteration, they immediately began speculating the couple might be on the rocks.
Pete Davidson covers up Ariana Grande-inspired neck tattoo – Page Six https://t.co/UJZIHJpCq8
— Sn0flak ???? (@sn0flak) October 9, 2018
pete davidson covered his dangerous woman tattoo, a tweet announcing the breakup with the notes app is coming ! pic.twitter.com/yCAG888Oia
— joel (@BREATHlNGSPACE) October 9, 2018
pete covered his tattoo? we going✈️ break up?
— ???????????????????????? (@GANGYONCE) October 10, 2018
pete really removed his tattoo for ariana are they over or something i’m..
— jaz (@pupcamilas) October 10, 2018
Most fans were just confused and wondered why he’d covered the tattoo.
why did pete cover up his dw tattoo?
— jenna ♡ (@rremgrande) October 10, 2018
pete covered his tattoo for ariana?!!??
— shay (@ufwari) October 9, 2018
i'm jus wondering why pete covered the tattoo maybe he didn't like it
— katie (@onetoplease) October 10, 2018
Why did pete cover his tattoo
— katie (@grandesvixen) October 10, 2018
why did pete cover up his dw bunny tattoo with a dodgey looking heart
— Ari (@wedecideit_ari) October 10, 2018
omg pete got his dangerous woman tattoo covered….
— r (@barbietngz) October 10, 2018
why did pete go over his dw tattoo and turn it into a heart what
— ???????????????????? (@LOKlSUS) October 10, 2018
One eagle-eyed Twitter user pointed out that the newly covered ink was visible during the most recent episode of “SNL.”
Y’all I’m catching up on SNL from this week and noticed Pete Davidson covered up his Dangerous Woman tattoo with a big black heart ????
— Sydney (the) Rose-nosed reindeer???????? (@theysydspeaknow) October 9, 2018
Since going public with their engagement, Davidson and Grande have gotten several tattoos inspired by each other, including a few matching ones.
Recently, the comedian copied the “God Is a Woman” singer and got ink on the back of his neck that reads “Mille tendresse.” He also got a tattoo inspired by their pet pig, Piggy Smalls, and Grande’s initials on his thumb. Additionally, Grande has a tattoo that matches her beau’s of the badge number of his father, who died in 9/11.
A representative for Davidson didn’t immediately respond to INSIDER’s request for comment.
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