Fans were outraged when Chris Brown's new tattoo was rumoured to be a picture of Rihanna badly beaten, but according to sources the singer finds her ex's newest inking “hot”.
The 'Yeah x3' singer debuted the tattoo, on the side of his neck earlier this week causing controversy about what exactly was behind the unusual design of a woman's disfigured face.
His rep was forced to deny that the tattoo was of the star and Rihanna has reportedly not only spoken to the 22 year-old about it but also told him she finds it sexy.
“He and Ri already talked about it and they both laughed at how stupid and a big deal everybody [is] making of the s***. She [knows] it [isn't] her and never thought it was her,” a source told HollywoodLife.
They added: “She [thinks] it’s hot though – she [thinks] everything he [does] is hot. She [loves] him, without a doubt.”
Chris Brown's controversial tattoo, (WENN)
The couple have reportedly been getting closer for a while and following their recent kiss at the VMAs, when Chris congratualted Riri for picking up the top award of the night, the couple are allegedly on the verge of getting back together.
Their reunion comes after the 'Rude Boy' star made it clear in a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey that she still loved Brown and always would, she said: "We're very, very close friends. We built a trust again and that's it. We love each other, and we probably always will. And that's not anything that we're going to try to change. It's not something you can shut off if you've ever been in love."
She added: “I think he was the love of my life. He was the first love and I see that he loved me the same way."
A rep for the star told Rumourfix: "His tattoo is a sugar skull (associated with the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead) and a MAC cosmetics design he saw.
"It is not Rihanna or an abused woman as erroneously reported."
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