Rosie O'Donnell Talks 13-Year-Old Son's Tattoo

April 11, 2013
Rosie O'Donnell appears on NBC's 'Today' show in New York City on April 26, 2012 -- Getty Images

Rosie O'Donnell sparked a brief controversy online on Thursday when she posted a photo of her young son sporting a giant tattoo of a burning skull on his upper arm.

"Blake's tatt," she captioned the photo.

Fans quickly began commenting, questioning the ink's authenticity as Blake is underage.

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But rest assured, worried parents and Rosie fans - the body art is temporary.

When asked by a Twitter follower, "is that real Ro?" the comedian responded, "ummmm no - he is 13."

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Beyond talk of her son's faux ink, Rosie - who welcomed baby girl Dakota in January with wife Michelle Rounds (via adoption) -- posted an adorable photo of her daughter wearing a pink corduroy jumper.

"Sweet cheeks," she wrote.

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