Kylie Jenner Tattoos a Friend With Her Initials (and Yes, She's Underage and Unlicensed)

05/13/2014 at 03:27 PM ET

Kylie Jenner tattooCourtesy Kylie Jenner

When we were 16, we killed time in a bunch of pretty ridiculous ways. But somehow we never did manage to tattoo our friend’s body using a real tattoo gun while hanging out at a recording studio. That is just one more way we differ from Kylie Jenner, who was caught on video by TMZ inking pal Miles Richie (yep, Nicole‘s little brother) while sister Khloé Kardashian and Khloé’s rumored boyfriend French Montana looked on.

According to TMZ, Jenner was with her friends at a Hollywood recording studio, where tattoo artist John Petro came to give Miles some ink. She then wanted to try it, donned gloves and (with Petro’s guidance) left her initials on Richie’s right hand. In the video, she giggles as she uses the tattoo pen to leave her mark.

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One reason we never got around to giving our friends tattoos? It’s illegal without a license — and, oh yeah — if you’re under 18. We don’t know who ratted on Jenner, but if we were Richie, we’d be much more embarrassed that everyone knows how we got our latest (and least artistic) tattoo.

What do you think of Kylie behind the pen? Do you have any tattoos you regret?

–Alex Apatoff

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jckfmsincty on

Miles’ parents should sue.

Jess on

I doubt that Kylie knew it was an illegal thing to do. It’s the tattoo artist, John Petro’s fault.

laura on

This chick is so full of herself.

Madison on

Is she really only 16? In the above pic, she looks like she’s trying so hard to look like her big sister…future Kim…sad.

didi on

That little girl looks way too grown. Just wait and see, her parents will regret allowing her to be this grown at such a tender age. She is what we in the islands call “forced ripe”. Never a good thing. Let children be children. Smh

Anders on

I feel bad for Miles, he has her initials on his hand for the rest of his life, unless he decides to get the tattoo removed.

Sabrina on

Why are you calling it a tattoo PEN? It’s not a pen, it’s not a gun, it’s a tattoo machine. Jesus.

Amber Scida on

I bet Kris is real proud. Oh wait. She’s to busy to care.

shadowriderhonda on

The bureau of licensing should fine her for not having a license and the Licensed person should be fined for allowing her to do it in his presence.

Plain Jane on

That does not look like Kylie.
AND Kloe is a bad influence…horrible! She would not make a good mother. She enables these girls to make very bad decision. Remember she took them too a strip club.

Denverpeet on

Wow…..she sure had her lips overinflated!!!!!

sal on

Another one trying to make ones self relevant…what a waste!

Truthfinder on

The ADULTS in the room should know better…AND STOPPED IT!
That family does not know the meaning of the word, “NO!”

Dad of 3 on

What do you expect? Look at the screwed up family she is from with sisters who make professional hookers look like novices.

Chrisd on

Does she ever go to school?

Guest on

Biiiiiig deal!!! She’s 16, not 12. You people need to get a grip!

tatexpert on


Guest on

Biiiiig deal! You people need to get a grip!!
She’s 16!! Not a kid anymore!!

Sara Ty on

when she ” broke her nose” it was a lie she had a nose job. So sad and plasticsurgeons in LA have to sign a form where they will be sued if they snitch, true fact. So sad.

Mary S on

I am sooooooo tired of hearing about reality people not STARS!!! When I purchase magazines I enjoy reading about True Stars , actors etc…. Please I beg of all you editors to stop wasting your stories on especially the Kardashions however u spell the name?? Really don’t care and put more actuall Movie Stars who work hard for there money TY tired of reality stars consumer…!!!

Marla on

Hope Kylie catches Herpies.

veronica cervantes on

She is starting to look like the older sisters!!! NO…

aliie on

Momma Kris must be proud of her for again keeping their name in the news!! She has to have one in every day….

sars on

Who cares!! I have been at parties when I was younger that had a few ink guns there and no licensed artists.. so what she tattooed her friend. Lol!!!!!

freya on

Well she’s an IDIOT, what can we say. She’s not in school they claim to home school her and Nobody is teaching her what is wrong or right because even her mother nor any of her sisters has any sort of moral compass.

Blue on

She just needs attention !! poor thing ,bless her heart !!

Lisa on

Wow! I didn’t even recognize her! She went to the same plastic surgeon is Kim apparently. She looks completely different. Major work has been done.

MrsJAZ on


Star on

She’s certainly been Kardashianized – Fake eyelashes, vacant look in the eyes, over-plumped lips pouted so they look like they are about to go down on a black athelete…..

Kate on

Except she’s holding the machine and the tattoo artist’s hand is on top directing the movement.

Kate on

She’s holding the machine and the tattoo artist’s hand is on top of hers directing the movement. Watch closely.

nikabela on

That picture is of her? Wow. I’m 26, but I look like 16 compared to her…

nikabela on

Wow. I am 26 but I look 16 compared to her…

Luwana sabean on

Wow, I can’t believe that is Kylie Jenner. I had to do a double take on the picture. She looks really different. As for tattooing someone, that’s another story altogether.

Christine on

Gross. All of these idiots.

Meow on

I hate this girl. She is 16 and it’s obvious how entitled she feels she is to everything. I hope karma slaps her in the face hard.

Meow on

Her eyebrows looks like Michael Jackson & she looks like a drag queen. Good going mama Kris.

winn on

Evidently you had a sheltered childhood. I can think of dozens of classmates and associates who got tattooed or was given tattoos involving someone’s initials, a heart, dagger or lightning bolt….and this was more than twenty years ago. My Mom chimed in and said initial tattoos were commonly done by a friend back in her day also….and that was 40 years ago. Stop scrutinizing everything kids do. The professional was right there overseeing her work. This is Not newsworthy. Stop trying to ridicule young Richie. No one but the media is gonna laugh at his friend Kylie’s tattoo job. Besides, even if it is horribly done. An ink master can undo the perceived damage. Stop the madness of crying Wolf everytime a Kardashian breathesâť—

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