Victoria’s Secret Model Lais Ribeiro Gets Tattoo Honoring Son with Autism: ‘It Means a Lot to Me’

Victoria’s Secret indication Lais Ribeiro got a very special tattoo in respect of her son Alexandre.

“So this only happened guys!” a 27-year-old indication wrote on amicable media, alongside an picture of herself removing inked.

Ribeiro went on to explain that while she had wanted to get a second tattoo for a while, she “couldn’t find anything suggestive adequate compartment a assembly that we had [a] integrate weeks ago about autism and kids with special needs.”

“Don’t know if we guys know and we was never open about it though my son was diagnosed with autism 5 years ago,” she wrote of her 10-year-old son, before adding that her initial tattoo “is his name on a behind of my neck.”

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“I motionless to do a pitch of autism (and kids with special needs),” Ribeiro wrote, adding that a symbol — a badge lonesome with a nonplus square pattern — is “beautiful and ideal only a approach we wanted [it] to be.”

“I’m so happy about it ❤️ it means A LOT to me!” she added, before display off a tangible inking on her side in a apart post.

In a summary on her Instagram Story, Ribeiro explained that a nonplus square settlement represents “the complexity of a autism spectrum.”

Ribeiro celebrated Alexandre’s 10th birthday in May, pity a print of a span that seemed to be from a prior outing to Disney World.

“10 years aged currently 😭 they grow adult so fast! Happy birthday to a many happy, supportive and pristine suggestion chairman that we know ( and it’s not only since he’s my son 😜) we always move light to whatever conditions we are in. Love we so much,” she wrote, before adding a special summary in her Brazilian tongue: “paizinho feliz aniversário 😍❤️”

Ahead of final year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Ribeiro non-stop adult about one of a biggest “wins” of her life as a parent: bringing her son over to America.

“In a commencement of my career we would have to go behind and onward and was unequivocally upset,” she told Parents magazine. “I betrothed myself we am going to work tough and we am going to move my son to live in New York. That was 3 years ago and we consider that was a large win for sure.”

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She also common that while her career might be opposite than that of many singular mothers, she still faces a same hurdles that come with balancing her home life with her perfectionist schedule.

“I have a same responsibilities as a mom, that come before we do my glam or whatever it is. People infrequently don’t comprehend it’s so hard,” she explained. “The other day we had to skip his hip-hop display during propagandize since we had to work.”

“It hurts sometimes, not being there for them, though we are doing this for them,” she added.