‘Sons of Anarchy’ Star Charlie Hunnam Admits His First Tattoo Was ‘a Very Bad Idea For Many Reasons’

In the late 1990s, Son of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam was just 18 years old when he moved to Los Angeles hoping to launch a career in Hollywood. It would be nearly another decade before he took over Jax Teller’s career. But at the time, Hunnam met a co-star and fell in love. It was a time of great “coming of age”, and he decided to mark the occasion with a back tattoo that he was dreaming of again. But now, the 40-year-old admits his first tattoo was “a bad idea for many reasons. ”

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Charlie Hunnam got his first tattoo after falling in love during ‘Dawson’s Creek’ lab

according to Weekly Us, Hunnam was hearing for the classic teenage drama Dawson’s Creek in 1999 when he met actress Katharine Towne. The two fell for each other hard and fast. Three weeks into the relationship Hunnam decided to get the tattoo he was dreaming of.

At 11:00 a.m. while getting his ink, Hunnam remembers Towne saying they should go to Las Vegas and get married. Hunnam thought it was like a “very nice idea.” After getting the tattoo, the couple moved to Vegas and fled. At two o’clock in the morning, Hunnam Towne was married at the Silver Bell Wedding Chapel.

“We thought, ‘What if we never see each other again? We get married and then we have to see each other again even if it’s just to get a divorce, ”Hunnam told Communist Media. “So we came to Vegas. But I couldn’t even get a drink so I didn’t think I would be able to get married. ”

The ‘Sons of Anarchy’ star says the tattoo was ‘a very bad idea for many reasons’

Unfortunately, things did not turn out so well for Hunnam and Towne. The couple split up in 2002 after “three terrible, sad, expensive years.” Hunnam says he had a “small impact” after the separation because he got “the cats.”

Hunnam said MTV International that his tattoo’s connection to his failed marriage proves that it was “a very bad idea for many reasons.”

Things got better in Hunnam’s personal life in 2005 when he started dating jewelry designer Morgana McNelis. The couple have been together for 15 years, and live in a $ 2.76 million home in the Hollywood mountains.

Hunnam and McNelis’ special partnership may not have government documents to prove their commitment. But they are very happy together after 15 years. The relationship involves enough sex, as Hunnam pointed out Men’s Health that he tries to make love as often as possible.

“That’s an important part of fitness. … We have a right to be very active animals. It is our DNA, ”the Son of Anarchy star named.

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