Alicia Quarles Gets Wings Tattoo in Honor of Late Friend Diem Brown: Pic

Diem Brown and Alicia Quarles
Alicia Quarles got a tattoo in honor of Diem Brown on June 12.  Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images

A permanent reminder. Diem Brown died in November 2014, but the former reality star and outspoken activist is never forgotten by her closest friends and family. On Friday, June 12 — what would have been Brown's 35th birthday — one of her dearest friends, Alicia Quarles, got a tattoo in her honor. 

The E! News correspondent got the ink on the back of her neck as a tribute to her late pal. 

"This tattoo by @bangbangnyc @georgiagreynyc is dedicated to @diembrown," Quarles wrote in an Instagram post. "Every time she went thru that hell called chemo, the curls on the left and right sides of her head were the only/last pieces that would fall out. We always thought it was a sign from her mom who called those little curls Diem's angel wings, when D was a baby. Now I have my wings. Always and forever. #FCancer." 

Several of Brown's costars and friends took to social media on June 12 to pay tribute to their late friend. 

"I know she is in heaven, watching over us, bringing her spirit to us when we need it most, and just making sure we are doing ok," MTV alum Paula Beckert wrote via Instagram. "Well Diem, we are ok, but dammit life was just a lot more fun with you here. Your legacy lives on thru #medgift and the millions of moments you have blessed us with. For everyone with a dented heart, please find peace and love today on Diem's birthday. Share your pictures and stories. Hug your people extra tight. And light a candle, sing happy birthday and make a wish for our dancing angel. Forever loved, always remembered #diemstrong."

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