Sure tattoos are nothing new and adorn the bodies of many celebrities, but each year certain tattoos make more news than others. Some good, some bad, and some clearly regrettable mistakes.
For example, in 2001 Angelina Jolie revealed a large "Billy Bob" on her upper left arm, above a dragon, in honor of second husband Billy Bob Thorton.
In 2003 former boxing champ Mike Tyson emerged with a large tribal tattoo on the left side of his face.
In 2007 the red carpets were graced with "Transformers" beauty Megan Fox and her Jolie-esque body of work, including sayings on her arms, back and sides.
And in 2008, the below tattoos (here in no particular order) entered the public conscious.
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