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One Direction tattooed on James Corden's Late Late Show

Or, see Niall Horan cycle through 12 stages of panicked anxiety

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Though the tattooed members of One Direction — Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, in particular — easily admitted during a Thursday appearance on The Late Late Show that some of their ink is “pretty stupid,” they also said that they have no regrets. That may soon change.

What followed was a round of Tattoo Roulette, a game that host James Corden said he regretted ever devising. The rules were simple: Corden and each of the members of One Direction — also including Niall Horan and Liam Payne, of course — were made to choose between five boxes, with “safe” written inside four of them and “tattoo” written inside the fifth. If a 1D band member got “tattoo,” they’d have to get “Late Late” inked on their person. If Corden, a “1D” tattoo. To make the stakes even higher, they’d have to get the tattoo live on the show courtesy of a tattoo artist who was standing by. 

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See the full game play out in the clip up top, if only to see Horan — the only tattoo-free member of 1D — nearly vibrate out of his skin with anxiety at the idea of getting his first tattoo. 

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Below, see Tomlinson and Styles admit to their stupidest tattoos, and you’ll learn why they weren’t too bothered about the prospect of another.