Quebec's most famous graduation picture has been immortalized with a tattoo. Hélène Boudreau, the UQAM student who partially flashed her breasts for a grad photo, got a tattoo of the moment on her leg as an expression of everything she's been through since posting the photo.
Tattoo artist Mathias Domergue, a long-time friend of Boudreau, told MTL Blog that following discussions, they decided the medium would be a message about the often negative connotations of sex work in the public eye.
"Unfortunately, many young girls resort to prostitution, selling intimate content, dancing in bars [...] to support themselves," explained Domergue.
"That's why we decided to veil Hely's face with a white stripe over her eyes and to write "YOU" on it, because these situations are very frequent for young women and can happen to anyone."
Boudreau, who received just as much heat as she did praise, reached a settlement with UQAM after the school attempted to sue her for $125,000. Since then, she's claimed to be making a 7-figure salary from her OnlyFans account.