Back in 2012, Taylor Swift told Taste of Country that if she were to ever get a tattoo, “it would be a ’13,’ but I just… I don’t want to get a tattoo.” Six years later, it looks as if she’s changed her mind.
Around 3 a.m. this morning, celebrity tattoo artist JonBoy posted a photo to Instagram of what appears to be the back of Taylor Swift’s neck with a brand-new rose tattoo. He tagged Swift in the photo, and geotagged it to “Welcome To New York,” referencing her famous single.
In the photo, the woman (presumably Swift) is wearing a gold chain necklace with a rose pendant that’s nearly identical to the tattoo.
Though the meaning behind the tattoo is yet unknown, Swift has a history of wearing jewelry that has some kind of significance, like when she wore a paper plane necklace (a nod to her relationship to Harry Styles) in the video for “Out of the Woods.”
Swift herself hasn’t posted on Instagram for two days — but considering her 29th birthday was last week, we can venture to guess it was in celebration of that. Whatever it all means, we’re sure Swifties will crack the case soon. We’ve reached out to JonBoy and will update this post as soon as we hear back.
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