New dad Bill Rancic has gotten inked…sort of.
On the November 27 episode of Giuliana & Bill, the 41-year-old surprised his wife and in-laws with a purple ribcage tattoo of his son's name and birthdate. Though Giuliana, 38, declared her husband's edgy addition to be "pretty hot," the artwork wasn't quite what it seemed. Laughing, Bill confessed that the tribute was temporary, saying, "Did you really think I'd get a tattoo? I'm as straight-laced as they come!"
Bill and Giuliana welcomed son Edward Duke Rancic on August 29, 2012, with the help of a gestational surrogate. The couple, who wed in 2007, overcame a number of obstacles in their quest to become parents. Both have spoken openly about their heartbreaking miscarriage and failed IVF attempts, and Giuliana's battle with breast cancer featured prominently on the fifth season of their reality show.
Though Bill's ink is merely temporary, a number of celebrity parents have paid homage to their offspring by getting tattooed. Here are a few famous moms and dads whose children have - literally - gotten under their skin.
"Pirates of the Caribbean" star Johnny Depp is known for his many tattoos, two of which are for his children. The 49-year-old actor, who split from longtime partner Vanessa Paradis earlier this year, has his son's name ("Jack") on his right forearm, while his daughter's name ("Lily-Rose") is tattooed over his heart.
The former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant got a big bang for her buck with one small tattoo. The cursive letter "T" on her right foot stands for her son Tripp, her father Todd, and brothers Trig and Track. That's what we call a multipurpose tribute!
Actress Julia Roberts has quite a bit of artwork on her lower back, and all of it is family-related. The names of her three children - Hazel, Phinnaeus, and Henry - are arranged around a large cursive "D," a likely reference to hubby Danny Moder. The Academy Award-winner showed off her ink earlier this year while vacationing at the beach with her family.
Mother of six Angelina Jolie is known for her many tattoos, and she got inked for each one of her children. After divorcing Billy Bob Thornton, she had the tattoo of his name covered with the geographic coordinates of each child's birthplace. Last year, she added a line with the birth location of partner Brad Pitt.
Soccer star David Beckham is virtually covered in tattoos, but he found room for one more after the birth of his daughter, Harper. The proud dad, who has four children with wife Victoria, has Harper's name above his collar bone, while the names of his three sons - Brooklyn, Romeo, and Cruz - are on his back.
At the 2012 SAG awards, "Closer" star Kyra Sedgwick showed off her new "family tattoo" in a sexy cutout dress. The symbol, which is on her right side under her arm, is actually four overlapping initials - K, K, S, and T - for Kyra, hubby Kevin Bacon, their son Travis, and their daughter Sosie.
"Dancing with the Stars" contestant Kirstie Alley got a unique 61st birthday gift from talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Appearing on "Ellen" just a week before her birthday, Alley was sent backstage to meet "L.A. Ink" artist Dan Smith, who gave her a tattoo on the spot. She chose to have the interlocking initials "T" and "L" put on her wrist, in honor of her son True and daughter Lilly.
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