i saw on the news, the tattoo artist was romanian and she claimed she asked for 3 stars in english and french and assumes he didn't understand.
he said she was awake the whole time and was checking the progress in the mirror.
anyways i don't buy her story, i think she just regretted it. i always assumed for tattoos, they draw them on first and make sure you like the placement etc. i think the amount of stars is far too many to be a misunderstanding..