Helen Mirren pays tribute to Prince at White House correspondents' dinner

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Helen Mirren made her mark on the red carpet at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, sporting a bright purple gown and special tattoo for the evening.

In a nod to Prince, who passed away April 21, Mirren was shown pointing to a small tattoo on her collarbone as she arrived at the event.

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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Actress Helen Mirren attends the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Actress Helen Mirren shows her Prince symbol tribute at the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Director Taylor Hackford (L) and actress Dame Helen Mirren attend the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Dame Helen Mirren attends the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 30, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
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The mark was the symbol that the artist adopted in 1993 that led to people calling him "the Artist Formerly Known as Prince" until he changed the name back in 2000.

The Nightly Show's Larry Wilmore hosts the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, held in Washington D.C.

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