Actress Zoe Saldana Gets Inked, Greets New Year 2017 With Another Tattoo & a Fresh “Intention”

Zoe Saldana
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There are two kinds of tattoo art lovers: those who get inked to commemorate a significant event/person, and those who do it for the pure love of the art. Actress Zoe Saldana resides in the second category. As a salute to the year 2016, Zoe Saldana decided to welcome the new year with a brand new tattoo.

The Guardians of the Galaxy star is an ardent fan of tattoos and keeps adding interesting elements, and even some Arabic phrases, to her set of body tattoos. She recently took to Instagram to announce the new addition to her array of tattoos. Saldana captioned the post as “#tattoo time with great Mark Mahoney.” She also tagged Shamrock Social Club and Nicole Mahoney in the post.

#tattoo time with the great Mark Mahoney @shamrocksocialclub @nicmahoney

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Sometime back in an interview with David Letterman, Saldana revealed that she has more than 10 tattoos on various parts of her body, although most are well hidden. Saldana has at least four known tattoos—a star on her wrist, an Arabic phrase that translates to “I want to ask her” on her right foot, another Persian phrase on the left side of her rib-cage, and a tiny star on the outer side of her left ankle. Saldana stresses that she is always sober when getting tattoos on her body.

Saldana’s New Year Goals

Apart from getting one more tattoo for the new year, the actress also revealed her new year “intention” for 2017. The Avatar star, along with her two sisters, have decided to live through the new year in an unconventional way. In a YouTube video, the three Latina sisters shared that each one of them has picked a positive word, and they will let that word guide them through the year. While her sisters Mariel and Cisely Saldana chose “faith” and “assertive” respectively, Zoe explained her intention to be more “open” in the new year.

It seems like Zoe Saldana is all set to go into the new year with a positive attitude and a wonderful tattoo. The actress can be seen in the sequel to Guardian’s of the Galaxy, which is slated to release in the new year.

 


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