Rosie O'Donnell Talks 13-Year-Old Son's Tattoo

Rosie O'Donnell appears on NBC's 'Today' show in New York City on April 26, 2012 Rosie O'Donnell appears on NBC's 'Today' show in New York City on April 26, 2012

Rosie O’Donnell sparked a brief controversy online on Thursday when she posted a photo of her young son sporting a giant tattoo of a burning skull on his upper arm.

“Blake’s tatt,” she captioned the photo.

Fans quickly began commenting, questioning the ink’s authenticity as Blake is underage.

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But rest assured, worried parents and Rosie fans – the body art is temporary.

When asked by a Twitter follower, “is that real Ro?” the comedian responded, “ummmm no – he is 13.”

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Beyond talk of her son’s faux ink, Rosie – who welcomed baby girl Dakota in January with wife Michelle Rounds (via adoption) — posted an adorable photo of her daughter wearing a pink corduroy jumper.

“Sweet cheeks,” she wrote.

-- Erin O’Sullivan

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