The actor’s ink features his 9-year-old son’s name in morse code, but his initial tattoo was misspelled. The proud dad celebrated the corrected version with the caption, “Finally dot it right!”
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“How do you make a mistake like that? #pinterestfail (read the small print) fortunately I know how to spell Sidi,” the actor wrote. “Forever my boy.”
Orlando Bloom Fixes Tattoo After Misspelling His Son’s Name
The star’s tattoo artist Balazs Bercsenyi showed off the updated tattoo, which also features his dog Sidi’s name, on Instagram. He too joked about the mistake.
“Round 2 with Orlando Bloom + we added the missing dot to the morse code, and did a small one in memory of Sidi, his dog + conclusion: never fully trust what your clients find on Pinterest + Life is officially back to normal.”
Fans were quick to call out the error when Orlando first posted a photo of his fresh ink with the caption, “New #tattoo can you guess who?” One fan wrote, “If the Morse code is supposed to spell out Flynn then there is a mistake.”
Another person added, “I’m sorry but that tattoo most definitely says ‘Frynn.’” And someone else agreed, “It’s a lovely idea and a beautiful tattoo. But if it is indeed morse code, I think it says ‘Frynn,’ not ‘Flynn.’”
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The Lord of the Rings star shares his son with ex-wife Miranda Kerr, who now has a second child named Hart with Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel. Orlando has moved on as well and is now engaged to singer Katy Perry.
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