Video of woman getting tattoo of 152 Facebook friends a hoax

UPDATE: Never trust a tattoo artist, especially a good-looking one. The tattoo video turned out to be an advertising stunt.

A Dutch publication has the details, but to make a short story even shorter, the “artist” says  ”It is a try out tattoo, a transfer, that washes off in a couple of days. It took a couple of hours to apply the transfer not the 30 hours the video claimed to produce the real tattoo.”

Here’s the original story, all of 24 hours old …

The unholy alchemy of Facebook and tattoos has produced unfortunate results in the past, such as when rapper T-Pain got a “like” button permanently etched into his skin, but there’s a video popping up on Ye Olde Internets that, for the sake of humanity, I hope is fake.

Why don't tattoo artists look like this in Atlanta?

Why don't tattoo artists look like this in Atlanta?

In the video, a woman claims to be getting a tattoo of her 152 Facebook friends’ faces on her arm.

There’s no accompanying article to verify who this person is or where she lives, but the YouTube video was posted by Susy87 from the Netherlands.

“After months of work I want to show you all my social Tattoo. Pretty amazing right? I’m really proud of it. Hope you like it too!” she says on YouTube.

I’d press the “unlike” button if there was one.

35 comments Add your comment


June 7th, 2011
4:15 pm

That is the most retarded idea ive ever heard of. Period.


June 7th, 2011
4:17 pm

What an Idiot…


June 7th, 2011
4:19 pm


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June 7th, 2011
4:34 pm

Holy crap. Darwin will be along shortly to collect this idiot.


June 7th, 2011
4:35 pm

Good luck in your career as a…. tattoo artist.


June 7th, 2011
4:43 pm

anyone who gets a tattoo is a retard. you look like you are dirty (in a muddy, not cool, sort of way)


June 7th, 2011
4:45 pm

grandfathered in are old military guys…you get a pass


June 7th, 2011
4:49 pm

Hope she doesn’t wake up one day and want to unfriend someone…

Mark Zuckerburg

June 7th, 2011
5:02 pm

Her check is in the mail


June 7th, 2011
5:13 pm

I would hope all 152 “friends” are planning on dropping her once they realize how retarded she is…no offense to mentally retarded people. They are undoubtedly smarter than this idiot.


June 7th, 2011
5:41 pm

It will be hilarious when she gets unfriended by some of these people.


June 7th, 2011
5:43 pm

What if one of her friends decides to shun her….does remove the tattoo? I don’t have any tattoos, but everyone I know that does tries to modify, hide or remove them particularly if they got them early in life. My nephew has them over his chest, shoulders and top of arms (above the sleeve line). He’s been discriminated against in job interviews because there was one visible at the neckline. I just say no, don’t do it.


June 7th, 2011
5:45 pm

What a foolish women. All of this trashy tattooing is nothing more than a great lie by satan to mark your bodies. GOD said NOT to mark your body.” You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the LORD Lev.19:28 new american standard bible. Please pass this word of GOD on.


June 7th, 2011
6:24 pm

I’m her facebook friend she has my face on her arm.

Irie Eyes

June 7th, 2011
8:38 pm

it’s called art, people… no one knows this woman’s story or how important her friends may be to her. It probably did exactly what she hoped: attention and debate.. but foremost: acknowledgment of her friends.Of course she could be plain nutz…. i n i no judge


June 8th, 2011
7:23 am

Yaaaaaaayyyy!! I have frayends…see!!! Yaaaaayyy!!!


June 8th, 2011
7:31 am



June 8th, 2011
8:01 am

people with tattoo’s are idiots? retarded? trashy? HMMMMM I wonder what it says in your bible about judgemental, egotistical, omnipitent, whiners??? tatting 152 postage size portraits is quite a talent. i can get botox, fake nails, a wig, tummy tuck, vaginal rejuvination, and anal bleeching. but GOD forbid i get a tattoo! you all need to read a one page reading called DESIDERATA Max Ehrmann,1927.

Mike V.

June 8th, 2011
9:24 am

Well, this is a free country…


June 8th, 2011
9:54 am

So what does she do when her friends change their profile picture?


June 8th, 2011
10:29 am

of course all the bible thumpers are going to get on here and trash talk tattoo’s. I will admit this tattoo is pretty stupid, but my question for the people posting on here is: what kind of God do you pray to that it is alright to go out and publicly demean someone for a life style choice that in no way affects you? I hope your ignorance helps all you pious idiots sleep at night.

p.s. I am a christian, but I find it very hypocritical when you tell someone else what they are doing wrong solely based on your religious views.


June 8th, 2011
10:35 am

As a tattoo enthusiast, I like the ink but the concept is lame. This guy had a good take on it


June 8th, 2011
11:14 am



June 8th, 2011
11:17 am

Elder Flower Child

June 8th, 2011
12:34 pm

I forsee a great future for her…on the streets.

Alan Stanwyck

June 8th, 2011
1:07 pm

What are the odds that this woman is probably on government assistance?


June 8th, 2011
1:37 pm

i second kitty, getalife–wtheck? stanwyck, if welfare provides enough for all of that tatooing, i am in need— tats are EXPENSIVE. anyway, i wonder what would happen if all of us on this blog signed on to be her fb friends- would she suddenly have 50 more tattoos? too silly to consider!!


June 8th, 2011
2:02 pm

At least its not a penis or a vagina. Actually its got some nice symmetry to it. But tattoo sleeves in women just suck. One or two well-placed tasteful ones are okay, but heavily tattooed women just look like tramps


June 8th, 2011
2:08 pm


June 8th, 2011
2:12 pm

Hope she dosen’t have to look for a job anytime soon, who would hire anyone looking like that, especially if the job would require them to deal with customers or potential customers face to face. dont get me wrong I have no problems with tattoos, but this is the extreme.

George Mathis

June 8th, 2011
5:31 pm

Thanks Tulip! I updated the story.


June 8th, 2011
6:53 pm

GOD loves us all. PEACE!


June 9th, 2011
8:07 am

guys… it was a fake, f-a-k-e! stop calling the idiot names. she is not as dumb as everyone thought. hope she made some money off of the show.

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