There is no greater way to express your undying love for someone than to ink it on your skin forever. That can be a problem when the relationship does not last forever, as is the case with multiple celebrities. Melanie Griffith has been in the media lately for her recent change of relationship, and how she decided to remove Antonio’s name from her arm.
But removing a tattoo with a lover’s name is more than just physically painful: it must be emotionally wrenching as well. Luckily for Griffith, she’s in good company. Here are six other celebrities who have had to remove permanent ink post-breakup.