Nicole Richie on neck tattoo: 'I was a 19-year-old idiot'

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Nicole Richie has admitted she's an "idiot" to have had a tattoo done on her neck.

The former Simple Life star's inking is visible now that she's sporting short cropped hair and she told Into The Gloss that it hadn't been her best idea.

Nicole Richie attends the AOL Newfront Original Programming event in New York, America - 29 April 2014

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"I have a few tattoos, but I haven't gotten a new one since I was 21. I was a 19-year-old idiot when I got this tattoo on the back of my neck. You can see it now with the short hair but people aren't asking about it, which is nice," she said.

"As far as piercings go, I have nine holes in my ears. I have five on one side, four on the other. I take care of those with saltwater and prayers. They definitely have their issues. I won't get any more—no no no, I can't do that again."

It's not the first time Nicole, 33, has admitted regretting a tattoo.

She once told E! News that she'd been silly to have the word 'virgin' etched on her wrist at the age of 16: "See this tattoo? It's embarrassing and desperate now. I am a Virgo so when I was 16 I thought, 'Ooh I'm going to be different and I'm going to put virgin, because the Virgin is the sign for Virgo.'

'I'd add an 'i' and an 'a' and say I'm from Virginia, but I just don't think people are going to believe me. So I'm just stuck."

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