Travis Barker Gets A New Tattoo To Honor Taylor Hawkins
After publishing a farewell message to the Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Travis Barker took his grief to a whole new level and got a tattoo to remind him of his friend forever. He shared the tattoo on his Instagram and showed his fans how much their relationship meant to him.
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins passed away at 50 on March 25 in his hotel room in Columbia. His death was very unexpected, and his band announced to have canceled all the remaining dates of their tour. Many celebrities paid tribute and shared their memories with the drummer. Being a warm soul, he was friends with almost everyone, and the entire music industry was sad to see him go.
Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker also shared their memories after he passed away. He stated that he would never forget Hawkins seeing him play and calling him a ‘star.’ Their friendship was very precious to Barker. In addition to his farewell message, he decided to honor him in a more permanent way.
Hence, he got a tattoo of a hawk to represent Hawkins on his foot. The fans were surprised that he still got space in his body to be inked, but they were delighted to see that he immortalized their friendship. His gesture was appreciated highly in the comments section.
Here is what he stated in the caption of his post:
“Hawk forever. Thank you, Mark Mahoney.”
The photos he posted were high quality, and it grabbed fans’ attention that his wife, Kourtney Kardashian was next to him for support. The tattoo artist Mark Mahoney is a celebrity tattoo artist in the Shamrock Social Club studio in Hollywood.
You can see his Instagram posts below.