The actor flashed the marking when he appeared on American showbiz news show ACCESS HOLLYWOOD. The tattoo, which reads 'nine' in Rings author JRR TOLKIEN's invented language of Elvish, mirrors the ones on the hips of the other eight actors who made up the 'Fellowship of the Ring' in the film trilogy.
Boyd fumes, "We made a rule that we'd never show the tattoo on camera."
Bloom adds, "He shouldn't have done that. I guess it just slipped his mind."12/12/2003 19:36