Mark Hoppus has commemorated beating cancer with some not-so-subtle new ink. The tattoo is a big-eyed, Disney-esque cartoon rendition of the grim reaper, scythe and all, that takes up his entire forearm. Artist Dabs Myla, who designed the tat, shared a photo on Instagram with the caption “Honored to have drawn this character for our good friend @markhoppus tattoo. Not this time DEATHY! ❤️”
The blink-182 bandleader additionally shared a photograph of the ultimate product, thanking Myla and tattoo artist Dan Smith for his or her superb work. See an image of Hoppus’ becoming new tattoo, and peep his older one (“Skye,” the title of his spouse) beneath.
Hoppus started combating stage 4 diffuse massive B-cell lymphoma a 12 months in the past and publicly revealed his diagnosis final June. A month later he introduced that chemo was working, and in September shared the information we might all been hoping for: he was cancer free.
“Simply noticed my oncologist and I’m most cancers free!!” he wrote on social media. “Thanks God and universe and family and friends and everybody who despatched assist and kindness and love. Nonetheless must get scanned each six months and it’ll take me till the top of the 12 months to get again to regular however as we speak is a tremendous day and I really feel so blessed.”