Getting matching tattoos is rarely a meaningless, casual endeavor, and it certainly wasn’t for Selena Gomez and Cara Delevingne.
In December, the Bang Bang NYC account unveiled Gomez’s new ink :. It was a watercolor rose that dripped down her back like paint. The tat was a stunning and noteworthy piece of work. However, it was made even more special when it was revealed that it was part of a .matching set HTML1. On December 30, the same studio shared that Gomez’s Only Murders in the Building costar Delevingne received an almost identical version of the artwork on her ribcage.
“Matching for @caradelevingne. “Matching for @caradelevingne. I had so much fun making those tattoos. “Fyi I didn’t tell them til the end that these were my first watercolor tattoos ever.”
Here is the tattoo on Gomez:
And on Delevingne:
Now, in a recent interview with Live With Kelly and Ryan, Gomez is opening up about the meaning behind the matching ink. “It means a couple of different things,” the actor said, per Billboard. “Cara [is], one of my best friends that known since . I was maybe 16 when I met her. I am called Rosebud by her. I’ve always wanted a rose and now I got one and I love it.”