EMINEM fan Nikki Paterson has TWENTY-THREE tattoos of the rap artist and goals to set a Guinness World File.
She acquired her first inking of her hero when she was 19 and acquired hooked on the thought.
Nikki, 34, who lives in Aberdeen and runs a nail enterprise, despatched photos of all her tattoos in a bid to say the document.
However Nikki has instructed how Guinness officers require rather more proof.
She mentioned: “I submitted my images as proof however they take it much more severely than I first thought.
“I’ve to get a dermatologist to rely the tattoos and measure them, and the representatives at Guinness World File primarily have to jot down a report saying what number of I’ve and the place they’re.
“I’ve additionally acquired to have two tattoo artists there to confirm the identical data and it must be recorded so I can submit the video.
“I’m now trying into who is ready to assist me. I feel it is going to be pretty simple to seek out tattoo artists however discovering a dermatologist will likely be trickier.”
Nikki, from Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, started getting inked on the age of 18 and has since racked up a whopping 47 tattoos – 23 paying tribute to the rap celebrity.
Nikki mentioned she “fell in love” with tattoos at a younger age.
She mentioned: “I acquired my first tattoo after I was 18, and my first Eminem one at 19 which was tiny.
“Then my good friend despatched me an Eminem design that tattooist David Corden in Edinburgh had carried out and it was completely unimaginable.
“I had by no means thought of getting a portrait on my physique however after I noticed his work I used to be determined to get one.
“After I acquired my first one I fell in love with the entire course of and saved going again.
“Then I acquired a bit braver and began going to Yarson Tattoo Studio in Aberdeen and I’ve additionally been to Jay Hutton from Tattoo Fixers too.”
Nikki started listening to Eminem when she was a young person and the rapper himself has seen proof of her dedication.
She added: “I’ve been a fan of Eminem since I used to be 14. I first heard (the observe) Stan at that age and fell in love.
“I’ve been to see him stay seven occasions and his music has acquired me via the final 20 years.
“When folks see my tattoos at Eminem concert events they go wild for them they usually cease for photos.
“I truly know that Eminem has seen them as properly. I met his photographer in Abu Dhabi at a live performance final yr and he took images of them to indicate Eminem.
“He’s actually vital to me and I really like having tattoos of him. It seems like a means of expressing it after I haven’t felt capable of earlier than.”
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Nikki’s world record attempt won’t come easy as reps from Guinness World Records have to make thorough checks.
She said: “They are basing the world record on the 13 Eminem portraits I have.
“It’s a new record, they haven’t had it before so I’m pretty confident I’ll get it unless someone else comes forward and breaks it.”
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