We think it's fair to say that Zayn Malik has - how do we put this? - an ill-advised interesting collection of tattoos and he's added to his body art with a new inking of his Little Mix girlfriend Perrie Edwards.

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Zayn Malik's admires his latest tattoo

Aaawww, Zayne, you shouldn't have. No, honestly, you REALLY shouldn't have.

The 20-year-old One Direction star was snapped having the tat completed on his upper arm at the Tattooed Heart Studios in Maryland.

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The new inking comes just months after his relationship with Perrie, 19, was rocked by allegations that he'd spent the night with Aussie waitress, Courtney Webb.

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Zayn with his Little Mix girlfriend Perrie Edwards

And Zayn wasn't the only member of One Direction adding to their body scrawlings. Louis Tomlinson also treated himself to a new inking.

When will this madness end?

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  • Just in case they forget what they do for a living (well, for next year or two at least...), one of the boys got a tattoo of a microphone on their arm. But which one?

  • Zayn Malik!

  • Ah, the classic star... but which 1D star does it belong to?

  • Harry Styles!

  • One of the band opted for arrows going up his arm, presumably to help with, y'know, pointing at things. But who?

  • Liam Payne!

  • 'Be true to who you are' says one of One Direction's Arabic neck tattoos...

  • Zayn Malik!

  • Presumably copied from a scribble left on his school exercise book, this skateboarding stick man is permanently etched onto the arm of...

  • Louis Tomlinson!

  • ZAP! and various other in-jokes adorn the forearm of One Directioner. Yup, it's...

  • Zayn Malik! (again)

  • Aw, a pretty bird. But who does it belong to?

  • Louis Tomlinson!

  • Ignore the third nipple for a second. We want to know who this theatre faces / bird cage combo belongs to.

  • Yup, it's: Harry Styles!

  • Fingers crossed - presumably that the hits keep coming. But whose lucky charm is this?

  • Zayn Malik, of course!

  • On the other hand, one of boys are currently tattoo-less, as demonstrated by this baby smooth chin and neck. So, who is the true rebel of One Direction who refuses to get inked...?

  • Yup. It's Niall Horan.

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