Actress Kaley Cuoco learns about romantic tattoos the painful way
Ryan Sweeting and Kaley Cuoco. (Splash/Inform) "The Proton Displacement" — Sheldon feels slighted when Professor Proton (Bob Newhart) seeks advice from Leonard instead of him, and he seeks revenge by befriending a rival science TV host, Bill Nye, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, Nov. 7 (8:00 ’¡ÃÂ¬Â¢’¡ÃÂ¬Ã’¡ÃÂ¬Ã¬ 8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured left to right: Bob Newhart and Kaley Cuoco Photo: Monty Britnon/CBS ’¡ÃÂ¬Ã’ Romantic breakups always are emotionally painful. Sometimes, they can be pretty painful physically, too.
Take actress Kaley Cuoco, who announced in September that she was ending her marriage to professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting. The couple were married Dec. 31, 2013 and Cuoco marked the nuptials by having the date tattooed on her upper back in Roman numerals.
With the marriage ending, the tattoo apparently seemed, well, awkward. Then, Cuoco shared on social media a photograph of herself — in what seems to be sincere mid-grimace — having the tattoo altered to something less matrimonially significant.
The revamp saw the Roman numerals covered up by a tattoo of a winged, butterflyish/mothlike insect. In her caption to the photo, Cuoco thanks the tattoo artist for "helping me right my wrongs" and adds, "note to self — do not mark your body with any future wedding dates" with a smiley face and the hashtag "under30mistakes."
And that insect? In the caption of a photo showing off the new design, Cuoco writes: "The deep, meaningful, larger than life meaning behind this beautiful piece of ink, is … It covered the last one."
Being stuck with epidermal evidence of a romance gone wrong is nothing new. Actor Johnny Depp once famously had a tattoo reading "Winona Forever" — obtained in honor of his then-relationship with actress Winona Ryder — altered into the more timeless "Wino Forever" after their breakup.
But it’s a safe bet that even the less-famous among us aren’t strangers to having to […]