Brooklyn Beckham is starting to take after his dad when it comes to getting inked. The 18-year-old got his first tattoo earlier this month and documented the whole process on Instagram. "Thank you so much Mark x just like dads," he captioned a photo of tattoo artist Mark Mahoney hard at work on his arm. He also posted a few more shots of the process as well as the finished product: a Native American chief wearing a traditional headdress. Brooklyn's dad, David, is known for his tattoos, many of which are tributes to his children.
While Brooklyn seems to be delighted with his first tattoo, other people aren't as thrilled. After Brooklyn shared the news on social media, people were quick to call him out for cultural appropriation. "You guys live in England and he's getting a tattoo of a Native American? #futureregrets," one user wrote. Another chimed in, "I feel like this is offencive just like it's offencive to wear a Native American headdress at Coachella. It would be one thing if you were honoured with one by an actual Native American...but if you weren't, then honestly you have no business wearing it."
While Brooklyn has yet to respond to the controversy, the aspiring photographer got his second tattoo over the weekend. The ink is a detailed design of a camera on his left arm, and Brooklyn shared a photo of it on Instagram on Sunday, writing, "Great second tattoo by @_dr_woo_." Thoughts on the new ink?