Jessica Alba Reveals She Got a Tattoo After Splitting from a Famous Ex

Jessica Alba Reveals She Got a Tattoo After Splitting from a Famous Ex
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Breakups are tough for everyone, even if you’re Jessica Alba.

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On The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Alba was asked about the ink on her wrist, which was done while going through a relationship breakup.

"You have a lovely tattoo on your wrist. What is that?” asked talk show host Stephen Colbert. “I’m sorry, I just saw that and it caught my eye.”

"Yes, you did. Didn't you?" replied Alba. "That was called 'My First Breakup.’"

The actress explained the meaning behind her tattoo and said it hekped her move on from a “famous ex-boyfriend” who she referred to as “him."

"It’s lotus in Sanskrit. It means the manifestation of spiritual beauty," the Mexican-American actress said. "He was really anti-tattoos, and I felt like after I broke up with him, I found myself again. It’s unnecessary to talk about this. He’s like a famous actor.”

While Alba kept her lips sealed on the mystery man, we're guessing that she's refferring to Michael Weatherly who she dated for three years in the early 2000s. Now, she’s happily married to Cash Warren with two beautiful daughters so it’s safe to say she’s moved on.

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