The model has had the names of her sons Bash and Slash inked on her forehead and during a sit down with "One On One With Keyshia Cole" she explained how the basketball player's death led her to make the decision.
"I gotta be honest, and I don't want this to sound corny or whatever but after Kobe died... it made me reflect on my life," she shared. "And I don't want people to be like, 'Oh Kobe died and you went and got a tattoo...' but it was kind of like that."
Rose added that her dad's cancer battle was also part of her decision: "My dad had cancer when he was, like, 40," she added. "And he went through remission and he's good, but he almost died and I'm 36 and I was, like, 'I've been wanting this tattoo for a long time'."
"Life is so short, just do it. Just live your best life... I'm happy I did it."