Nicole Richie Thinks She’s an ‘Idiot’ for Getting a Neck Tattoo

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When it comes to regrets, there’s one big one that’s been permanently stamped on Nicole Richie.

While speaking to The Gloss about body modifications, the mom of two laments about getting a neck tattoo — a pink bow with her last name written underneath — when she was just a teen.

“As far as piercings go, I have nine holes in my ears. I have five on one side, four on the other. I take care of those with saltwater and prayers. They definitely have their issues. I won’t get any more — no no no, I can’t do that again,” she says about her piercings. “I have a few tattoos, but I haven’t gotten a new one since I was 21. I was a 19-year-old idiot when I got this tattoo on the back of my neck.”

She adds, “You can see it now with the short hair but people aren’t asking about it, which is nice.”

Despite making such an impulsive decision at a young age, Richie, 33, isn’t sweating the small stuff when it comes to her past.

“If I could give advice to my younger self, I would say, ‘You just got to do your thing and keep it chill. Just get one look down and when you get over it, then change it.’ That’s all,” she says. “Oh, and don’t over-tweeze your eyebrows.”