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David Dimbleby getting his tattoo done on the show Britain and the Sea. BBC
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75-year-old BBC presenter gets a scorpion tattoo

However, he said he wasn’t tempted to ‘do a Cheryl Cole’ and get a large rose tattoo on his bum.

DAVID DIMBLEBY LOOKS like a sharp-suited  75-year-old, but on his right shoulder the journalist has something a little different to his BBC peers.

The septuagenarian was so taken by the idea of tattoos while doing some recent filming that he went and got a scorpion permanently inked on his shoulder.

The BBC reports that Dimbleby told the Radio Times that while making the maritime series Britain and the Sea, he had a black pencil mark drawn on him.

He decided that it was ‘wimpish’ to just have it drawn on, and that he “needed to man up” – so went under the tattooist’s needle.

However, he drew the line at doing a Cheryl Cole and getting his bum tattooed.

Britain and the Sea will be shown on BBC One on Sunday.

Read: Dublin woman celebrates her 80th birthday by getting a tattoo… of sweet peas>

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