Sylvester Stallone Covers Up Tattoo of His Wife with Ink of Late Dog and ‘Rocky’ Castmate, Butkus

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Sylvester Stallone/Instagram

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Sylvester Stallone simply had a tattoo refresh.

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The Rocky actor, 76, not too long ago added a tribute to his late canine Butkus, who appeared within the film and its sequel, on his bicep, masking a earlier tattoo of his spouse Jennifer Flavin’s face.

“Mr. Stallone intended to refresh the tattoo image of his wife Jennifer; however, the results were unsatisfactory and, unfortunately, unfixable,” Stallone’s publicist Michelle Bega advised the Daily Mail after the outlet posted images exhibiting the actor’s tattoo coverup.

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She continued, “Mr. Stallone loves his family. The Stallones are presently filming a reality show together which will debut on Paramount+.”

Stallone and Flavin celebrated their 25th anniversary in May, and marked the milestone event with respective Instagram tributes to one another.

“Happy 25th anniversary to my amazing wife,” Stallone, 75, captioned a photograph carousel of the pair. “There is not enough words to describe what this incredibly selfless dedicated, patient, woman has meant to our lives and I only wish they could be another 25! Thank you sweetheart!”

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In a publish she has since deleted, Flavin, 53, wrote alongside her personal snapshot assortment, “Happy 25th wedding anniversary to us! 🥰❤❤❤ Thank you for always keeping me laughing, loving and protecting our beautiful family!”

She concluded, “Our marriage keeps getting better every year! I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives together!🥰❤❤❤

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Stallone’s new tattoo incorporates a profile shot of the bullmastiff who died in 1981 from a coronary heart assault, in response to a number of shops.

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Stallone has lengthy professed his love for the canine, and in 2017, he posted an image of his youthful self and a puppy-dog Butkus on Instagram.

At the time when the photograph was taken in 1971, Stallone stated he and the canine have been “both thin, hungry and living in a flophouse above a subway stop.”

In the publish, he revealed he at one level needed to promote the canine for $40 as a result of he could not afford to purchase meals.

“After the screenplay for Rocky sold, and I could buy and buy him back, but the new owner knew I was desperate, and charged me $15,000 … He was worth every penny!” Stallone wrote.


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