A model who’s spent $20,000 (£16,000) on her tattoos has revealed she ended up ditching a former boyfriend because he asked her to “erase” them.
Flavia Oliver, says her inkings, which mainly cover her arms and legs, are part of her “identity” and says she can’t imagine herself without them.
The model, who boasts more than 15,0000 Instagram followers, said there were other reasons too that led to their pair’s breakup.
However, she said that the tattoo request was the final straw.
“Other reasons also led to the breakup, but suggesting I erase my tattoos was too much,” she said.
“I ended up single, but with my current identity, which is my body with the tattoos.
“Tattoos bring an identity, I cannot see my body without them. They are a part of me.”
The 30-year-old, who lives in São Paulo, Brazil, even said that her inkings helped her seduce her current partner.
She got her first tattoo at the age of 21 and she said that all her inkings have a meaning.
“Every tattoo on my body has a meaning and reveals a lot about my identity – about who I am”, she said.
The confession comes after Flavia previously revealed she’s spent £80,000 on five boob jobs.
However, she says she’s not done yet and wants even more, despite the fact that two of the operations went wrong.
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