Jake Paul finally breaks silence over mysterious $250k vodka tattoo disappearance
05.03.2023 - 17:29
There one minute, gone the next. YouTuber Jake Paul has finally set the record straight on the disappearance of his vodka bottle tattoo following his fight with boxer Tommy Fury.
The ‘Problem Child’ was reportedly paid a whopping $250,000 (£207,000) by hype man DJ Charlie Sloth to get the ink, but in a video published on TikTok, the pair revealed the artwork was fake.
Jake Paul had gotten the ‘tattoo’ of an Au Vodka bottle shortly before the Paul v Fury boxing match, so fans were left baffled when it mysteriously disappeared - a large gap on his bicep noticeable in the ring.
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A video shared to the Au Vodka TikTok account saw Charlie tell Jake: “Everyone’s starting to work out that the Au tattoo’s not real.”
It cuts to a clip of Jake Paul in a bathroom with his sleeve rolled up - the Au bottle ink visible on his arm. He proceeds to wipe it with a damp cloth, telling the DJ: “Charlie, the drink’s insane, but I’m not.”
Charlie has described the duo as ‘marketing geniuses’ as Jake Paul went on to release an advert for the alcoholic beverage on his Instagram story.
“AU Vodka, the best-selling vodka in the UK, is now available in the US. Go and get yourself a bottle. This s***’s fire. And it’s blue,” said Paul before taking a swig of the drink.
Jake Paul was defeated for the first time in his professional career last weekend against rival 23-year-old Tommy Fury at the Diriyah Arena in Saudi Arabia.
After two failed attempts to make the contest happen in December 2021 and August 2022, many were sceptical about whether the fight would happen a third time around - however, both men turned up and went toe to toe for eight rounds, with Fury