Taylor covered up. (Roger Kisby/Getty Images)
The tat she's removing. (Bennett Raglin/WireImage)
In addition to the Polynesian-inspired band on her arm, Taylor, 37, is also lasering off a tattoo on her left wrist and two on her back. The pain of the process, she says, exceeds that of childbirth — and she delivered twins! "I'd rather give birth than have my tattoo removed, that's how painful it is," says the mom of four. (In addition to Jake and Hunter, 17, from her first marriage, Taylor also has Ciel, 3, and Rex, 8 months, with hubby Burney Lamar.) "It's quick, but going through it is so … it's like a burning, snapping shock through your whole body and you're just like [screams] 'Is it over yet? Why did I ever put this tattoo on my arm?'"
Taylor says her baby son Rex, 8 months, laughs all the time. (Twitter)
She may not be getting any more tats, but Taylor hasn't counted out having another baby. Although she says she and Lamar, a racecar driver, are "super super busy" with their brood of four, she adds, "you never know. Rex makes you want to have five more because he's so stinking cute and happy." If the couple does have more kids, they certainly have the extra hands — Taylor's teenage sons — to help take care of them. "I just asked them this not too long ago, 'What do you think of your sister and little brother?'" she says. "They're men with very few words right now for me — with their friends, it's totally different. They think Ciel is funny and just a hoot because she's a tornado right now and she's into everything, just kind of a tomboy, but she's really, really cute with Rex … All of them are in the different stages and I'm loving every minute of it. They help out and they're good babysitters."
Taylor and her identical twins, Jake and Hunter, who are taller than mom. (Twitter)
Ciel loves to accessorize. (Twitter)
And if she wasn't busy enough, Taylor has another passion project: encouraging Americans to give blood as part of her position as an ambassador for the Red Cross. It's a mission she was never even aware of until tragedy struck in 2001 when the model was involved in a near-fatal car accident — and she needed 100 units of donated blood to survive. In addition to raising awareness through blood drives, Taylor also posed for the Nexcare give campaign and modeled their "Timeless" bandages, which feature designs inspired by decades from the '50s through the millennium. Taylor is urging Americans to give blood this summer because the season is typically a time when blood donations are at their lowest "because there are distractions and people are going on vacations … so it's a very important time," she explains. "There will be six million people who are going to need blood transfusions just this year in the U.S., so we have to meet those demands."
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