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Kimberley Vlaminck Becomes Instant Internet Star

 - Jun 22, 2009
References: knowyourmeme
We’ve all heard of Kimberley Vlaminck’s bizarre story where she apparently requested three stars to be tattooed on her face but ended up with 56 when she "fell asleep" during the procedure.

Tattoo artist Rouslan Toumaniantz was to be sued for £10,000 after the incident, but then the whole thing was rumored to be a hoax.

Regardless of the truth behind this odd story, the interest by the online community is immense.  A Facebook group named Fansite Kimberley ‘56 sterretjes’ Vlaeminck has over 20,000 members and Know Your Meme states that it has more than "500 submissions of image macros, motivationals and digitally "56-starred" profile pics related to the topic."