The controversial tattoo has angered parent groups who say the influential teen star is promoting weapons and violence. We're pretty sure Zayn doesn't see it that way, but maybe he should have spared a thought for his fans?
HAS THE NATION'S OBSESSION WITH TATTOOS GONE TOO FAR?
Zayn got his brand new inking at Mark Mahoney's Shamrock Social Club in Los Angeles last night (22 November). Tattoo artist Louis F Perez III initially posted a snap of Zayn's gun to his Instagram account, but was later forced to delete it because of online abuse!
Zayn's controversial tattoo comes just days after fellow band member Louis Tomlinson was slammed for promoting a diet supplement website on Twitter.
Maybe the boys should spend an extra five minutes thinking before they post on social media?
Although lots of Twitter users have been criticising Zayn's controversial inking, lots of fans are, errr, a little turned on by it...
@zaynmalik let me lick your whole body starting from the gun tattoo— diana (@novemberziam) November 22, 2013
@zaynmalik i like that new tattoo you can shoot me with that gun anytime you want baby— leenah&robbie (@starlustzayn) November 22, 2013
Here's some other famous faces that have lived to regret their tattoos...
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