X Factor star's been inked down her spine

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Leona Lewis has a new tattoo in honour of her favourite animal.

The X Factor 2006 winner’s ink, which runs down her spine, pays tribute to horses.

‘Their beauty captures every eye, a gift from God for all mankind, they lend us wings so we may fly, to ride a horse is to ride the sky,’ it reads. 

Leona, 24, who debuted the tattoo at the Love Ball at London’s Roundhouse, likes the design.

‘It’s a bit weird,’ she tells The Sun. ‘But then I’m a bit weird, so that’s OK.’  

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