This Jonathan Van Ness Tattoo Is The Best Fan Art We've Ever Seen — & JVN Agrees

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We've all taken our celebrity crushes a little too far. (Hell, I wore John Mayer's favorite perfume to his concert.) But while many people prefer to keep their embarrassing obsessions to themselves, others choose to showcase their love for everyone to see — with big, bold, extremely permanent portrait tattoos.
Sure, you might consider getting your favorite artist's album artwork on your arm or a lyric down your collarbone, but would you dare get 2Chainz's face etched on your body? Well, in some dark corners of the Internet — namely, Instagram — you might. And we're here to find them for you.
Click ahead to see some of the most elaborate tattoos done in the likeness of a fan’s favorite celebrity. Then imagine running into someone who has your face on their lower back. Cool or creepy? You decide.
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I am Negan 💥 Thanks Mark #fkirons -

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Although this is technically a tattoo of a fictional character, the love for The Walking Dead's Negan is real. And the actor who plays him, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, probably gets a kick out of seeing this, too.
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Ryan Gosling

This depiction of Gosling not only expertly shows off the actor's IRL stubble, but it also pays homage to his role in La La Land.
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Michael Jordan to finish up the @scottishtattooconvention thanks for having me up Jim! #fkirons - -

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Michael Jordan

Whether it's your Jordan year or not, this tattoo is perfect for any '90s Bulls fan.
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Would it even be a 2Chainz tattoo without his two gold chains?
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It ain't easy being Yeezy! Thanks Emma #fkirons - -

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Kanye West

"It ain't easy being Yeezy." It's probably pretty painful too, in the case of this extremely detailed tattoo.
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Kim Kardashian West

Kim's famous crying face will be remembered forever, especially by this fan who looks at it every. single. morning.
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Rah rah ah ah ah #ladygaga done by for appts! #goldenagestattoo #lancasterpa #ladygagatattoo

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Lady Gaga

While the singer rocks her dark roots now, she once was the queen of multicolored wigs — making the tattoo possibilities endless.
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David Bowie

Even Gaga has a celebrity tattoo of her own, depicting the late David Bowie. She documented the entire process online for fans to see.
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🇸🇪🇨🇦 "with love Sade' X" @champagnepapi #bishoprotary #nocturnalink #inkeeze #radiantcolorsink #morelife #drake #sorryforblurrypic

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And Drake has a tattoo of his favorite singer, Sade, as well.
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Michael Jackson

This photo was reposted by an Instagram account selling numbing cream, which should clue you in on the pain level of getting a grayscale tattoo of this size. But, man, was it worth it.
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A true depiction of Nas including his signature mole.
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So sweet when my fans get tattoos of me. #TrueFan ❤️

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Paris Hilton

The crowning stan achievement? Having your celeb crush repost a picture of your tattoo: "So sweet when my fans get tattoos of me. #TrueFan," Hilton wrote, as a million other fans sobbed in jealousy.
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Now this is accurate fan art of a Lorde performance. We love the simple design — and those Adidas kicks.
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Because the internet 🎉 @childishgambino on the forearm! Thanks Jordan! #fkirons - -

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Childish Gambino

This fan got Childish Gambino's Because The Internet album artwork on his arm — and it practically jumps out at you.
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Jessica Alba

Alba is another celebrity to admire her fan's dedication. She took this video of a police officer who has her face, complete with a traditional Mexican Sugar Skull design, on his arm.
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Taylor Swift

While most fans prefer a line of lyrics, this Swifty went for the singer's entire mug.
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John Mayer

Mayer's handful of tattoos are impressive, but his fan's ink is even better.
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Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid's face covers this one fan's entire arm – front and back.
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Hillary Clinton

The dedication is real for HRC. The same fan also got a tattoo of her daughter Chelsea and allegedly wants one of Bill next, according to Time.
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Cardi B

Let's be real, we all love Cardi B. But one guy took his fandom to a new level by etching his body with a Cartier bangle and a Louboutin stiletto. Fitting.
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This fan paid attention to every detail — right down to the Ctrl singer's freckles.
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Jonathan Van Ness

While some other celeb-inspired portraits are, for lack of a better word, kind of creepy, this one of Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness is the total opposite — and JVN agrees (he reposted the tattoo on his Story).

But what makes this ink even better is the sweet intention that comes along with it. Chris Sutton, proud owner of the new tattoo created by tattoo artist Ricki Proper, shared the Instagram post with this caption: "As many of you know, I grew up in a small town in rural America and did not have many (any) queer people to look up to. Back in February of this year, @netflix decided to reboot the show @queereye Upon watching the show, I was instantly drawn to Jonathan and his energy. But what I loved more was his message to kids, especially those kids in small town, America. That it’s ok to be your absolute authentic self and cut out toxic people from your life. If I had someone like @jvn to look up to when I was younger, I may have ended in a completely different place."

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