Thank God for wives.

Kanye West was about to get a face tattoo during a late-night ink session last night (Feb. 27), but Kim Kardashian came through in the clutch. Talking her husband out of going the Lil’ Wayne route,  Mrs. West got Yeezy to tone things down with wrists tattoos instead.

Etching North West and his late mother Donda West’s birthdates into his skin, the rapper’s latest tat additions are of sentimental value. And according to his reality star wife, it all went down at four in the morning: 

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Notice the “for now” in Kardashian’s tweet. Let’s hope she can keep ‘Ye away from face tattoos until the end of time.