Former Wrestler Dave Bautista Reveals ‘Really Bad’ First Tattoo That he Regrets

Dave Bautista is looking back at the beginning of his journey with tattoos.

Dave Bautista is looking back at the beginning of his journey with tattoos. The 52-year-old actor is famously covered in ink, requiring some extra time in the makeup chair when he’s filming movies.

Throughout Tuesday’s version of “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” he was pressed about his first tattoo and whether or not he regrets it. The star started his reply with a hearty snicker.

“Yeah. My first tattoo, it was once I was actually younger and I did not need anyone to see it, I particularly did not need my dad to see it, I did not need to get in hassle for getting a tattoo, I used to be fairly younger and it was on my butt,” he recalled.

Bautista mentioned that his first tattoo was a stone coronary heart with the phrases ‘heart of stone’ round it.

“I got it from this old redneck in Arlington, Virginia,” he continued. “He shaved my butt and then he’s sitting in a little rolling char and he rolls up to my face and he goes, ‘Man, are you sure you want this on you ass?’”

“A week or two” after getting inked, Bautista mentioned he “regretted it.”

He added: “I am nonetheless dwelling it down, man.”