The gorgeous One Direction singer had previously frequented the Shamrock Parlour in Hollywood for numerous inkings and thus Negrete could be forgiven for thinking that he was Styles’ go-to guy when it came to tattoos, but this was clearly not the case. The popular 19 year-old singer recently had a large, monochromatic rose etched onto his left arm, and it wasn’t Negrete who applied the ink. It wasn’t even another artist from the same parlour.
The visibly upset tattoo artist told the Daily Star newspaper that Styles had said that he would return for more inkwork and that he was the artist who had done Styles’ very first tattoo and many more since then. Negrete said: “I didn’t do the rose. He didn’t even get it here at the parlour. I don’t know who did it.” The very last tattoo which Negrete can take credit for was the one he had done for Styles last year when he visited the parlour with his then girlfriend, crossover country artist, Taylor Swift.
The hunky singer’s last visit took place in December 2012 when he had a large ship tattooed onto his left arm. At that time Styles is reported to have said that the ship was a reminder of home and that he is homeward bound. Coincidentally, the Shamrock Parlour is also a favourite of soccer star David Beckham who has visited them numerous times for ink-work. There is more chance of winning one of the jackpots on jackgold.com than Styles returning to the Shamrock in the very near future, as Styles has left Los Angeles for a short holiday break from the group’s current 117-date Take Me Home Tour.
What adds insult to injury is that Styles recently admitted that he had regrets about some of his tattoos and didn’t mince words about how he felt about them. He said: “”There are some that my friends have done and some that are just awful.” He went on to say: ”I regret this one on my wrist here. I regret this. I mean, these are just crap!” Negrete is clearly hoping the heartthrob wasn’t referring to his work.