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Post Malone Explains Why He Got A Tattoo While At The Dentist

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Post Malone Explains Why He Got A Tattoo While At The Dentist

Post Malone has explained the sound reasoning behind why he opted to get a new tattoo while on a recent trip to the dentist, saying it was a way of killing two birds with one stone.

Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Post, real name Austin Richard Post, was questioned about a social media update from August which showed him getting some new ink while his dentist looked on.

The 25-year-old explained: "Two birds with one stone. Why not?"

He added: "I mean, you know we talked about it and we were just like, you know, I'll be sitting around for hours doing nothing anyways.

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"You know, why not get two bad things out of the way at the same time?"

Makes sense to me.

Post is certainly no stranger to tattoos; in fact, it seems like every time he shares a new photo of himself there's even more ink.

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In a post in June, he showed off his new shorter haircut alongside a massive skull tattooed onto his head.

Alongside the photo he wrote: "I have cut my hair even shorter, also skeletons are cool.

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"Spread your heart as much as you can. A little love goes farther than you think.

"Stay strong and keep kicking ass. Love, Austin."

He followed that update with another in July, which gave fans a glimpse of even more of his new etchings - including a skull, spider and a succubus.

Those tattoos already had plenty of company on his face, where there's also a sword, a Playboy bunny logo, some barbed wire and the words 'stay away' and 'always tired'.

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Speaking to GQ earlier this year, he revealed that his self-confidence, or lack of, might be the reason why he's ended up getting so many tattoos.

He told the publication: 'I'm an ugly-ass mother f***er. It does maybe come from a place of insecurity, to where I don't like how I look, so I'm going to put something cool on there so I can look at myself and say, 'You look cool, kid,' and have a modicum of self-confidence, when it comes to my appearance."

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While he previously joked to Tim Westwood: "I got a face for radio anyways, so why not?"

Ah, mate, do you need a hug?

Featured Image Credit: Facebook

Topics: Celebrity, Post Malone

Claire Reid
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