JK, Mom!

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, Adam LevineAn Instagram Story that his wife shared with him attracted attention Behati Prinsloo, showed him sporting a tattoo of a long-stem rose next to his left eye. It was also photographed later by him and the model. Architectural Digest magazine’s AD100 party during Art Basel Miami.

But Adam soon admitted that the face tat was a fake.

This message goes to my mom. I do not have a tattoo on my face,” he said in an Instagram Story selfie video, posted Wednesday, Dec. 1, tracing the bare, left side of his face to demonstrate.

He added, “Those who are familiar with me know I am too vain.” In a fake East Coast accent, he said, “I am too vain to have a tattoo done on my face.” “I’ll continue to tattoo this but the facial expressions must remain the same.”