Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordon (photo: Twitter)
Brown announced their plans via Twitter Wednesday afternoon. "On the way with MYbooboo @nickgordon :)heading2 #Inksomnia for our TATTSSS !this is for you mommy (: we love you, happybirthday Ourlady XXo," she wrote.
Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordon's Whitney Houston tattoos (photo: Twitter, Instagram)
Jason King, manager of the Inksomnia location in Alpharetta, Georgia, said Brown and Gordon arrived to their site around 8 p.m. Wednesday. Inksomnia artist Shane Sudduth designed the artwork and applied it to Gordon. Store owner Mike Cummings tattooed Brown.
King said the 20-30 minute process was an emotional experience. "There were some ups and downs. She was upset, but very happy with the tattoo," he said.
King said Brown had some piercings done at Inksomnia in the past. The shop has also worked with rap artist and producer T-Pain.
Brown has received support from her Twitter followers. Twitter user iceladyplayer1 said she is inspired by Brown's gesture. "the tat is cute my mom passed away I'm feelin it make me wanna tat my mom name." Nan727md added, "Ur tat is beautiful. I'll say a big pray[er] for u at midnight stay strong."
Houston's last film, Sparkle, makes its theatrical debut on August 17.
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