News 21 August 2017

This Ian Beale tattoo needs to be seen to be believed

21 August 2017

They say tattoos are representative of who you are on the inside and outside. They’re personal. Quite often unique to an individual.

Well Luke Evangelou, 24, from Cambridgeshire, certainly has a unique tattoo. It’s a piece he is immensely proud of, despite the obscurity of it to everyone else.

Check out the image below guys, you should recognise it straight away.

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Yep, that’s right, it’s of Ian Beale “ugly crying” face!

So, is Luke a massive fan of Ian Beale? Nope! Is he even a fan of EastEnders? No!

Luke has only watched ONE episode of EastEnders and it happened to be an accident. He saw the episode of Ian Beale hilariously crying back in 2014 and on the 9th August this year, he finally got the ink, having become obsessed by the idea of getting the ‘ridiculous’ tattoo.  

“I don’t really watch EastEnders but I know that episode. I wondered how many takes it took. It is such an ugly crying face. The other actor must have been p**sing himself.”

Unsurprisingly, his girlfriend is not amused by the tattoo, nor are his family.

“A lot of people hate it. My nan finds it hilarious but her husband thinks it’s disgusting. I care for the elderly and a lot of them don’t like it.”

Luke is doing his utmost to get Adam Woodyatt, who plays Ian Beale, to sign his leg by repeatedly tweeting him.

Yet, to this day, he has not had a response…