‘DWTS’: Elisabetta Canalis’ Tattoo Mystery

by | September 7, 2011 at 3:12 PM | Dancing With The Stars, RealityTV, TV News

Elisabetta Canalis of 'DWTS' (Photo: ABC)

Elisabetta Canalis of 'DWTS' (Photo: ABC)

If you look closely at the new promotional photos for Season 13 of “Dancing with the Stars,” you might notice a little something missing from one of the cast members.

George Clooney’s ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis has at least three prominent tattoos on both of her arms. Yet, they don’t seem to appear in the official cast photos first released by ABC earlier this week. Sure, two of the tattoos are on the underside of her arm and easy to hide. But the upper band tattoo around her right bicep? It’s not visible in the photo and looks like it was airbrushed out [see photo on the right].

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ABC had no comment on reasons for the vanishing body art, but shortly after the photo was released — and the missing ink was noticed by the Internet crowd — a new photo that does show her tattoos has been re-posted on the ABC site as of Wednesday [see new photo on the left].

Meanwhile, the 32-year-old Italian TV star is not only busy rehearsing, but also improving on her English as well.

“Yeah, it’s challenging,” Canalis told XfinityTV.com. “I’m still learning to make my English better.”

On the dance rehearsals so far, she said, “It was real hard. I thought, ‘Oh it’s gonna be easy,’ then the second day I could barely sit in my car. I like swimming, walking, running … but this is harder.”

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