Five of the original Avengers got matching tattoos, reveals Robert Downey Jr

  • Five of the original Avengers got matching tattoos, reveals Robert Downey Jr

Five of the original Avengers got matching tattoos, reveals Robert Downey Jr

Five of the six original Avengers from Marvel's 2012 film recently received matching tattoos.

Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Jeremy Renner chose to get matching ink to commemorate the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: a small version of the Avengers logo. The only one who didn't was Mark Ruffalo, a fact that Downey Jr pointedly mentioned in an interview to Entertainment Weekly.

'It was (Scarlett) Johansson's idea, and she and (Chris) Evans did it in NY. The Avengers tat was designed by NY tattoo artist Josh Lord, who flew out to Los Angeles to finish the job on RDJ, Renner, and Hemsworth.

The founding Avengers have assembled to get inked. The artwork was done by Josh Lord of East Side Ink Tattoo in New York, New York. "Each of us contributed to giving the tattoo artist the sixth tattoo that he designed for us", Downey detailed.

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A still from The Avengers which featured all the six superheroes

The Iron Man actor, 53, shared a series of photos and videos on Instagram Monday showing off the new body art. So it's no surprise that the group made a decision to commemorate the end of filming Avengers 4 with some matching ink. "Thank you @joshualord for sharing ink with us all @avengers much love #eastsideink #bondedforlife @robertdowneyjr @chrishemsworth #chrisevans #scarjo #loveUall". However, the line she was supposed to draw was straight, instead, it looked like a lightning bolt.

Though no explanation was given as to why Ruffalo opted out of the tattoo, Downey Jr. explained that the process of receiving tattoos was a bit of a mess. His character has three of his own movies, appears in all of the Avengers films, and also shows up in other MCU projects, such as Spider-Man: Homecoming and Captain America: Civil War.

Lord, the aforementioned tattoo artist, was careful not to break embargo as he posted his own shot to Instagram of the fab crew. It's revealed by the man himself!

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