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Ryan Gosling tattoos himself

Ryan "It's like you're Photoshopped" Gosling doesn't have a perfect body after all. Well, it's darn close to perfection — minus a tattoo glitch.

The"Drive" actor and Canadian hottie wanted some body art but unlike most people who would go to the tattoo parlour and get one done by a professional, Gosling just did it himself.

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"One of my tattoos is supposed to be a monster's hand dropping a bloody heart but I did it myself with a tattoo kit so it looks like a cactus," Gosling says in a recent interview.

He also explains the significance of his other tats: "Another one is a ghostly lady and a skeleton, and the other one is the cover of 'The Giving Tree' a children's book my mother used to read to my sister and me — so that one is significant."

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The self-inking star has previously told the Guardian that his tattoos are "ridiculous." A tattoo should never be meaningful," he explains, "because at a certain point you're going to hate it, and it might as well make you laugh."

If only he worshiped his body as we do...