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Ben Affleck: Giant Back Tattoo is Fake, “Inked” for Upcoming Film Role

Ben Affleck has taken lots of ribbing over a giant tattoo he has sported on his back since early March. A large bird, raising its wings as though about to take flight, the ink appears to be that of a ...
Ben Affleck: Giant Back Tattoo is Fake, “Inked” for Upcoming Film Role
Written by Kimberly Ripley
  • Ben Affleck has taken lots of ribbing over a giant tattoo he has sported on his back since early March. A large bird, raising its wings as though about to take flight, the ink appears to be that of a phoenix.

    Even the Phoenix Suns got in on the Ben Affleck bashing earlier this month.

    Both ex-wife Jennifer Garner and ex-fiancee Jennifer Lopez hate the tattoo.

    Fortunately, for all the Ben Affleck tattoo haters, the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star shared in a recent interview with Extra’s Mario Lopez that the giant tattoo on his back is fake. The alleged ink is for an upcoming movie role.

    “I actually do have a number of tattoos…but I try to have them in places where you don’t have to do a lot of cover up…they get sort of addictive, tattoos, after awhile,” he told the Extra host.

    Are you glad to learn that the giant phoenix on Ben Affleck’s back isn’t a real tattoo?

    Fans can check out Ben Affleck–sans the tattoo–when Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters nationwide on March 25.

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