Rihanna Shows Off Her New Ink: Rihanna's Many Tattoos (GALLERY)

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Rihanna has made headlines lately for her public displays of affection, but it seems the songstress doesn't just have a soft spot for ex Chris Brown.

In loving memory of her grandmother, the 24-year-old pop star had a large image of the Egyptian goddess Isis, kneeling with her wings spread etched across her ribcage.

After performing at the opening ceremony of the London Paralympics Sunday, Rihanna revealed her new tattoo to fans on Twitter and Instagram.

What does the winged goddess have to do with Rihanna's grandma?

Along with a modest photo of her new body art, Rihanna tweeted the following explanation:

The tattoo of Iris, who is known to represent the "ideal mother and wife," symbolizes the singer's feelings about her grandmother -- who passed away in July after battling cancer.

The singer emphasized her grandma's compassion, tweeting, "Figure out who knows u, who trusts u, who's important to u, whose opinions actually matter, and whose presence is irresistible #granDOLLY."

And later, Rihanna confirmed a fan's explanation of her new ink: “'@RihannaNavy96: The tattoo means a lot to Rihanna. It's something to keep her grandma's memory alive.' YOU's be knowing gra! #dolly"

What do you think of Rihanna's latest addition to her tattoo collection? Weight in below and click through our gallery to see more of her body ink.




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  • Contracting Info
    Contracting Info

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  • Coletha Albert
    Coletha Albert

    A life that has "meaning" is a thing of beauty which embraces, love, purpose, permenance and wonder. Now, that is FAB!!!

  • Krista Keller
    Krista Keller

    right, and it's french, not chinese or something exotic. You should be able to get at least French right...

  • mileyismylife

    I love each and everyone of her tattoos, especially her Rebelle Fleur tattoo.

  • mileyismylife

    Her tattoo is beautiful! what a unique place to get a tattoo. Such a gorgeous meaning behind it aswell.

  • Darmaecia Hill
    Darmaecia Hill

    Way to go Ri Ri! Express yourself in any way shape or form. As long as it is a positive representation of yourself,mind,body,and spirit:) Love ya lots babe!

  • Elianne Tremblay
    Elianne Tremblay

    It's great that her tattoos all mean something... Not just some ink that looks cool and will go out of fashion in ten years...

  • Elianne Tremblay
    Elianne Tremblay

    It's in the wrong order... In french, we would say "fleur rebelle", not "rebelle fleur". If you get a tattoo in another language, at least get it right! =)