BOSTON — If you thought Simone Biles looked like nothing had changed in her comeback meet, think again.
What you won’t see on camera on the U.S. Gymnastics Championships this week is Biles’ new tattoo — on the inside of her bottom lip.
“It just says XO,” she said. “It’s a little faded. I need to get it touched up. … I’ve always wanted a lip tat, and I heard it didn’t hurt. So I went and got one.”
It was Biles’ second tattoo. She revealed in March the popular Olympic rings ink on her right forearm.
Biles said there’s a story that explains why the lip tattoo has faded, but she can’t share it.
“It has something to do with [turning 21],” she said, laughing. Biles, who turned 21 in March, paused, then added one last line.
“I’m a good child!”
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