On Monday, Feb. 25, Tomlinson, 21, posted a closeup photo the steaming cup and saucer, writing, "You can't go to bed . . ." The caption suggests the new ink was in honor of One Direction's hit song " The Little Things," which includes the lyrics, "You can't go to bed without a cup of tea. Maybe that's the reason that you talk in your sleep."
The British singer promised his fans on Feb. 19 that he'd be getting new ink, tweeting, "More tattoos soon!"
Tomlinson already has several tattoos, including the word "oops" that now appears under the teacup. His fellow One Direction band members also have their fair share of tattoos -- and their mothers are not fans of it!
"My mum went crazy about the whole tattoo idea," Liam Payne told ITV's Daybreak show in Britain in January 2013. "Our mums have been like, 'Maybe you're getting a bit too much.'"