What they perhaps should've done was advise him not to get it in the first place? You know, like maybe say "Hey, Chris, you know that incident that you really want people to move on from, well you're about to get it all over your neck forever."
Instead, this is what his spokesperson finds himself saying: "His tattoo is a sugar skull (associated with the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead, wouldn't you know) and a MAC cosmetics design he saw. It is not Rihanna or an abused woman as erroneously reported." So, to answer yesterday's question, a MAC ad inspired Chris Brown. The power of advertising.
Other people Chris would count as friends have kind've piddled all over that theory by saying "It's just some random woman." 'Cause that makes it OK.