Nikki Patterson will not be afraid of a tattoo needle.
The 35-year-old lady from Aberdeen, Scotland, has simply secured the Guinness World File for having the most tattoos of the identical musician, with 15 portraits of Eminem throughout varied components of her physique.
Patterson, who goes by @CrazyEminemLady on Instagram, additionally tells Fox Information she’s additionally gotten a sixteenth tat since her file was confirmed, with plans for 5 extra within the close to future.
“After that… it should depend upon how a lot pores and skin I’ve left.”
Patterson instructed Fox Information on Monday that she first fell in love with Eminem’s music when she was 14, getting her first Slim Shady-inspired tattoo at 19. Nevertheless it was solely about three years in the past that she actually started accumulating the tattooed portraits.
“I noticed an Eminem tattoo by [Scotland-based tattoo artist] David Corden had performed and I simply knew I wanted one,” she mentioned. “And that tattoo modified my life in a single day, as a result of I began eager to be seen moderately than being ashamed in my very own pores and skin.”
Since then, Patterson has seen Eminem stay a complete of seven occasions, and picked up greater than twice as many tattooed portraits of the rapper. She additionally has 12 different Eminem-themed tattooed primarily based on his tune lyrics.
“I received a second one, and a 3rd and it simply went from there. I’m a modified particular person — I’m assured now and love trying within the mirror. I’ve received thicker pores and skin and fear much less about what individuals take into consideration me,” she instructed Fox Information of her interest.
Along with her newfound confidence, the tattoos have additionally netted Patterson a world file, which the group formally acknowledged in late September. And regardless of receiving her certification within the mail just a few days again, Patterson has no plans on slowing down anytime quickly. She has an upcoming appointment for one more Eminem portrait on Oct. 23, and 4 extra — all portraits — after that.
“I’m gonna maintain breaking my very own for now, lol,” she instructed Fox Information.