June 29, 2010 01:00 PM by Nancy Floyd
Jon Gosselin, formerly a star ofÂ Jon & Kate Plus 8, is in love and apparently he wants to the world to know it! After meeting 23-year old, Ellen Ross, earlier this year on a blind date, Jon Gosselin admits he is smitten for his new girlfriend. He’s so crazy about her, it seems, that he made a permanent gesture by getting her name tattooed on his back! Keep reading for more details on Jon Gosselin’s massive new ink…
Jon Gosselin, star ofÂ Jon & Kate Plus 8, made headlines recently by getting Â a major tattoo on his back. Over the past several weeks, he’s had tattoo sessions to get a giant dragon tattoo inked onto his back. He told RadarOnline that the decision to get the tat has been on his mind for awhile and has a greater symbolic meaning.Â ”I have planned this tattoo for years now,â€ Jon Gosselin said. â€œI wanted something that resembled a rebirth or a change in me.â€
For the tattoo, which covers most of his back, Jon Gosselin chose a Korean dragon. The artwork is a symbol of a rebirth and the circle of life.â€œThe dragon is all encompassing. It has all parts of the zodiac,â€ Jon Gosselin says. As for what his eight children think, the formerÂ Jon & Kate Plus 8 star says,Â ”they love it and think itâ€™s cool!” Hopefully Jon Gosselin’s new girlfriend, Ellen Ross, thinks it cool too because Jon chose to incorporate her name into the ink. The tattoo features a name written in Korean and Jon Gosselin’s new manager, Canaan Rubin, confirms that it was added to honor Ellen.
Canaan Rubin also speaks out about the significance of the tattoo.Â â€œThis tattoo for Jon marks this turning point in his life, and symbolizes his time of change, and improvement,â€ Rubin says.Â â€œHe has been actively exploring ways to better his life, become a better father, boyfriend, ex-husband, friend, business partner, everything.”
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