Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Is that a misspelling in Kevin Durant’s giant back tattoo??

This week Kevin Durant used some of his free, unexpected free time to get it his tattoo finished. In the caption included when posting the photo to Instagram, Durant informed us that the script along the right side of his lower back next to Jesus' face is Scripture, specifically James 1:2-4, and suggested we "look it up." So we did
Consider it a sheer gift, friends, when tests and challenges come at you from all sides. You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors. So don’t try to get out of anything prematurely. Let it do its work so you become mature and well-developed, not deficient in any way.
Cool tat, KD.
Just one thing, though ... from our eagle-eyed pal Sarah Kogod of the Washington Post's D.C. Sports Bog:
Wait, what?
Hmmm. (Photo via sniperjones35 on Instagram)
That does kind of look like "mautre" rather than "mature," doesn't it?
Um, maybe the tattoo isn't quite finished after all.
It seems Mr. Durant has caught wind of the "mautre" controversy, as he's offered a follow-up Instagram post: "I got mature spelled the right way lol."
KD responds. (Photo via sniperjones35 on Instagram)
It's still kind of hard to see, what with all that shine, but we'll take the man's word for it. We can be mautre about stuff like this. - Dan Devine

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