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Guy Overcomes Fear Of Spiders By Getting A Massive Spider Tattooed On His Face

Complete idiot or a sneaky genius? This dude tattooed a spider on his cheek to overcome his fear of spiders. Did it work?

24-year-old Eric Ortiz tattooed a black widow spider on his face as a means  of conquering his fear of spiders, and though it seems like a completely ridiculous thing to do, the more I think about it the more I think Eric Ortiz might be a sneaky genius.

I’ll allow him to explain in his words:

“Everybody fears spiders. That’s why I got it. Just to, like, make me know, that that’s what I fear, but not to fear it. You know what I’m saying?”

Totally get you mate. Please, continue:

“Everybody looks at it like, ‘Damn spider’, cause if you’re going around your house, you know what I’m saying, you see those spiders, you’re going to jump, you’re going to jump, so putting one on my face, I say you know what, I’m going to see what people think.”

Totally with you.

“Some people say ‘Why did you get it? You’ve never going to get a job’, some people say ‘it’s cool man’. The tattoo on the face, I would never get it but that one came out cool.”

Ok then. There you have it – it makes perfect sense. You can’t overcome your deepest, darkest fear until you get it tattooed on your face. If you didn’t know that before, you do now. Cheers Eric.

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