Klum explained the ink in a 2008 interview with People, when she was still married to the 50-year-old crooner.
"My husband and I always get married every year," she said. "It was our fourth wedding, and we wanted to have our names tattooed together. So it's my husband's name and our three children, their initials, in the [three] stars."
Numerous photographers have spotted the 40-year-old model and television personality sporting a decidedly less pronounced version of the tattoo in recent weeks.
According to ABC News, Klum is only having the part of the tattoo representing Seal's name. The four stars, one for each of her children, will remain.
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Heidi Klum, who started dating bodyguard Martin Kristen shortly after she ended her seven-year marriage to singer Seal, has officially moved on from her ex-husband. That means that she's getting ready to remove a tattoo celebrating their union from her inner right forearm.
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