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Kat Von D Responds To Lipstick Controversy

3/20/2015 8:31am EDT
Kat Von D Will Not Apologize For 'Underage Red' Lipstick Or Pull
Kat Von D is sticking up for her decision to name one of the lipsticks in her collection "Underage Red." The tattoo artist came under fire earlier this week after a shopper noticed the controversially named product and slammed it on Twitter.

Consumer Parker Marie Molloy was disturbed about the lipstick label and expressed her outrage out on Twitter, calling the name "inappropriate" and "creepy." Her post went viral, and many agreed with her.

In response, Von D wrote a lengthy defense on Facebook on Thursday, telling fans: "I can understand why some have found reason to be offended in rega...

Kat Von D Slammed For Inappropriately Named Lipstick

3/18/2015 1:39pm EDT
Kat Von D's 'Underage Red' Lipstick Causes Firestorm On Social M
Kat Von D is facing serious backlash for naming a lipstick in her Sephora collection "Underage Red." The tattoo artist launched the line back in 2008. She put "Underage Red" in her new Studded Kiss Lipstick line, and one keen consumer spotted it.

Parker Marie Molloy noticed the label and was disgusted by its connotation. She took her outrage out on Twitter, calling the name "inappropriate" and "creepy."

Went shopping for some makeup. How on earth is this a lipstick color?

— Parker Marie Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) March 15, 2015

Many agreed with Molloy's repulsio...

Retailer Sephora Pulls Kat Von D's 'Celebutard' Lipstick Color

11/8/2013 9:46pm EST
Kat Von D
Kat Von D has had a shade of lipstick from her make-up collection removed from sale at a top retailer after customers took offense to the name of the product.

The celebrity tattoo artist's Painted Love line includes a lip color called Celebutard, but the title has drawn a few complaints from mental health campaigners and parents of children with developmental issues.

In a blog for HuffPost Style, Kim Stagliano, managing editor of the Age of Autism magazine, writes, "People with disabilities are the last to benefit from what some might call 'political correctness,' and what I would call ...

Miley Cyrus Has Grandmother's Face Tattooed On Her Arm

11/5/2013 11:58pm EST
Miley Cyrus and her Grandmother
Miley Cyrus has another new tattoo: an image of her grandmother on her forearm done by none other than Kat Von D.

The singer and celebrity tattoo artist both shared images of the new inking of Loretta Finley on their Instagram pages Tuesday. Finley isn't just Miley's "Mammie", she's also the manager of Miley's official fan club.

"because i am her favorite & she is mine," Miley wrote.

Von D did the artwork from just a photograph of Finley, writing "Love, love, loved tattooing you last night... Grandmas rule."

Miley apparently had the artwork done to celebrate her grandmother's birthday. ...

Deadmau5 Responds To Cheating Allegations From Kat Von D

6/27/2013 6:06pm EDT
Deadmau5 and Kat Von D
Deadmau5 has written a lengthy post on his Facebook page defending himself from an apparent cheating allegation by ex-girlfriend Kat Von D.

Kat Von D called off their engagement and wrote a message on Twitter alluding to a transgression by Deadmau5, real name Joel Zimmerman.

She posted, "Cheating on your loved one is the most hurtful thing one could do. I hate to have to admit that this relationship is indeed over... Onwards and upwards."

Earlier today, Zimmeran defended himself on Facebook, explaining that while he was with another woman, it was when the couple broke up briefly last Nov...

Kat Von D Splits With Deadmau5, Accuses Him Of Cheating

6/27/2013 8:35am EDT
Kat Von D & Deadmau5
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has called off her engagement to electronic dance music superstar Deadmau5 amid cheating allegations.

She revealed on Twitter on Wednesday:  "Cheating on your loved one is the most hurtful thing one could do. I hate to have to admit that this relationship is indeed over... Onwards and upwards."

It's been a rocky road for the couple. They split up in November, and then Deadmau5, real name Joel Zimmerman, proposed in December. She tweeted a photo of her black diamond engagement ring on Dec. 15 with the caption: "Tonight, Joel put a ring on my finger... Does...

Kat Von D And Deadmau5 Planning 'Underwater-Themed' Nuptials

4/16/2013 6:20pm EDT
Kat Von D
Dance music superstar Deadmau5 and his bride-to-be, celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D, are to exchange vows in an unusual underwater-themed ceremony.

The DJ, real name Joel Zimmerman, proposed to the reality TV star in December, and now they're putting the finishing touches to their August 10th nuptials.

According to, the couple will marry in an "underwater-themed" ceremony before 200 friends and family in Los Angeles.

Sources claim the ceremony will be inspired by the couple's mutual love for author H.P. Lovecraft's short story The Call of Cthulhu, about a half-man, half-o...

14 Celebrities Who Probably Shouldn't Have Kids

3/13/2013 7:01pm EDT
Michelle Bombshell McGee
Which celebrities would probably make horrible parents?

Here's our latest list of stars who aren't exactly good role models for kids now, so having their own probably isn't a good idea.

Some made the list based on their appearances (scary), trouble with the law, inability to keep their bedroom door closed, mental issues or just being too into themselves.

Our first list included such *ahem* stars as Snooki, who had just given birth to her first child, Lindsay Lohan, and two stars who are now expecting their first child together -- Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

Check out our latest batch...

Fashion Fails: Worst Dressed Stars At The 2013 Grammys

2/12/2013 6:18pm EST
Worst Grammy Fashion
While music's biggest stars were showing off glamorous fashions and getting all the time in the spotlight, the lesser-known and more obscure stars were clamoring for some of the attention by showing up to the Grammys in some of the most outrageous outfits.

Outfits ran from risque to outrageous, with some blatantly disregarding the memo that Grammy execs sent out last week asking stars to tone things down.

And while the top stars employ teams of their own makeup artists and hair stylists, and have designers eager to get them to show off their fashions; it's the indie artists and not-yet-es...

Miley Cyrus Shows Off Her Latest Tattoo From Kat Von D

2/1/2013 3:06pm EST
Miley Cyrus tattoo
Miley Cyrus sure likes needles. The former Hannah Montana recently added another new tattoo to her bodily canvas, this one a simple pair of crossed arrows drawn on by Kat Von D.

The singer/actress shared a photo on her twitter page Friday with the caption, "ratta tat tat."

Kat Von D also posted about the ink sesh, posting a close-up to her Instagram and writing, "Loved tattooing @MileyCyrus yestrday (sic)! Simple symbols of friendship make beautiful tattoos."

At last count Miley had 15 tats -- this being her 16th -- including a dream catcher on her ribcage, small tattoos on each of her f...

Mena Suvari, Anna Kendrick, Stacy Keibler & More Stars Heat Up The Art of Elysium Gala

1/14/2013 7:00pm EST
Mena Suvari
The Art of Elysium held its sixth annual "Haven" black tie charity gala in Los Angeles over the weekend. Actors, artists and musicians give their time to the non-profit organization to help children with serious medical conditions.

Mena Suvari showed off her curves in a strapless black dress with a sheer skirt, while Anna Kendrick looked lovely in a shirt bright green dress.

George Clooney's main squeeze Stacy Keibler was tan and sexy in a strapless white, beige and purple floor-length gown, and Camilla Bell shone in a multicolored polka dot dress.

Check out more photos from the event.....

Kat Von D Shows Off Black Diamond Engagement Ring

12/28/2012 2:07pm EST
Kat Von D Engagement Ring
Dance music superstar Deamau5 gave his fiance Kat Von D a very special early Christmas gift by presenting her with a stunning black diamond engagement ring.

The DJ proposed to the celebrity tattoo artist, who was previously engaged to Sandra Bullock's ex Jesse James, on December 15 and he officially put a ring on it two days before Christmas.

Kat Von D showed off the custom-made engagement ring in a festive tweet to fans, adding, "Tonight, Joel put a ring on my finger... Doesn't get anymore official... The biggest thank you to The Great Frog London for handcrafting the most important ri...

Kat Von D Granted Three-Year Restraining Order Against Stalker

12/22/2012 12:00pm EST
Kat Von D
A judge has granted celebrity tattoo artist and reality TV star Kat Von D a permanent restraining order against an overzealous fan.

Von D sought legal action after a man named Michael Nunn began contacting her via Twitter and posted her home phone number online.

In April Nunn reportedly showed up at her Los Angeles home and called her phone. Nunn also allegedly follwed Von D to a public event she attended in June.

According to, earlier this month a judge awarded her a temporary protection and now it's been made permanent, forbidding Nunn from going anywhere near the star for thre...

Kat Von D And Deadmau5 Are Engaged

12/16/2012 1:15pm EST
Deadmau5 and Kat Von D
Dance DJ Deadmau5 is heading down the aisle after proposing to his on/off girlfriend Kat Von D - in a post on

Just weeks after the couple's short break-up in November, Deadmau5 popped the question on the social networking site on Saturday.

The star tweeted, "I can't wait for Christmas so... Katherine Von Drachenberg, will you marry me?" and posted a photo of a diamond engagement ring, adding, "Changing the diamond to a black diamond FYI (for your information). Sorry for the jpg (photo)... they'll finish the actual ring soon I hope. I love u."

The celebrity tattoo artist took...

Kat Von D Wins Temporary Restraining Order Against 'Delusional' Fan

12/4/2012 8:01am EST
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has won a temporary restraining order against a fan who allegedly bombarded her with online messages and visited her home.

The TV star, who is dating dance DJ Deadmau5, claims a man named Michael Nunn has been contacting her via and has even posted her home phone number on the web.

Von D alleges Nunn showed up at her Los Angeles home and called her phone in April, as well as turning up at a public event she attended in June.

The body art expert claims Nunn exhibits "delusional and paranoid tendencies, including the belief that the FBI is w...

Kat Von D Splits With Deadmau5

11/12/2012 10:47am EST
Kat Von D & Deadmau5
After a brief romance, tattoo artist Kat Von D and electronic dance DJ Deadmau5 have split up.

In September the DJ confirmed the relationship by posting photos of them together on Twitter and writing, "Yeah, im (in) love... inb4 I find a f**k to give over the Internet implodes over it... at least I'm happy!"

On Saturday, Nov. 10, Von D posted a message on Twitter: "Man.. Can't say I didn't give it my best... Man, I sure was wrong. But at least he made it a no-brainer to break that off. lessonlearned... Now, we can get all of the 'I told you so's' outta the way... And move on."

She later ...

Deadmau5 Dating Celebrity Tattoo Artist Kat Von D

9/18/2012 6:59pm EDT
Deadmau5 and Kat Von D
Electronic dance music superstar Deadmau5 has found love with TV mechanic Jesse James' ex Kat Von D.

The top DJ has been cooing about his new romance on, posting snapshots of himself with the celebrity tattoo artist and singer.

Confirming his relationship status in a tweet on Sunday, Deadmau5, real name Joel Thomas Zimmerman, wrote, "Yeah, im (in) love... inb4 I find a f**k to give over the Internet implodes over it... (sic) at least I'm happy!"

Von D called off her engagement to James last year, six months after Sandra Bullock's former husband asked her to marry him.

Insurance Company Sues Kat Von D Over House Fire

5/30/2012 9:00am EDT
Kat Von D
Lawyers representing State Farm Insurance have filed a lawsuit against Kat Von D, insisting she owes the company almost $1 million.

The celebrity tattoo artist is involved in a legal battle over a Hollywood Hills home that was destroyed by a fire and killed her cat.

The reality TV star, who briefly dated Sandra Bullock's ex Jesse James, is being held accountable for the 2010 incident.

According to TMZ, Kat Von D used several lit candles in the house, which set the place on fire.

Kat Von D Claims Jesse James Cheated On Her With 19 Other Girls

11/14/2011 11:34am EST
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has accused her ex-fiance Jesse James of cheating on her with 19 other women during their relationship.

Von D began dating the TV mechanic just two months after he divorced actress Sandra Bullock last year amid rumors of infidelity.

Now the tattooist claims James was also unfaithful to her after opening up about their September split for the first time.

In a post on her page, she writes, "Today I encountered the 19th girl to add to the list of people Jesse cheated on me with during this last year. I know I deserve a big fat 'I told you so...

Rumor Patrol: J-Lo And Cameron Diaz Catfight? Jesse James Cheated On Kat Von D?

10/6/2011 11:00am EDT
Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

J-Lo And Cameron Diaz Fight It Out: In Touch Magazine reports that stars Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz are battling on the set of What To Expect When You’re Expecting. Diaz is described as "low maintenance," and is getting fed up with Jen's diva-like demands.

Verdict: False. A representative told RumorFix that the two are good friends. In fact, GossipCop reports that the two were never on the set together - as...

Kat Von D Records First Album

10/4/2011 10:30pm EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattooist Kat Von D has landed her first record deal and is currently putting together her debut album.

The skin art expert has revealed her project will be full of "dark" and "romantic" songs.

And she insists she's more talented than most reality TV stars-turned-rockers, telling "I've been passionate about music all my life. I've been playing classical piano since I was six, so I understand the form. It will be fun to be able to translate a message."

Von D has time on her side - she recently ended her engagement with Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James and her...

Kat Von D And Jesse James Split Again

9/25/2011 1:15pm EDT
Jesse James And Kat Von D
Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James has split from celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D, just one month after announcing their engagement.

The couple first broke up in July but they rekindled their romance and TV mechanic James proposed last month.

But now the wedding has been called off, according to Von D.

She tells PEOPLE, "It was clear to me that we were just on two different paths in life. My friend put it best when he said I could never be more deserving of total, noble love. And as a woman, I think it's important to know your value and never lose sight of that... I wish Jesse not...

Celebrity Summer Wrap-Up 2011: Shocking News And Scandals

8/22/2011 1:00pm EDT
Celebrity Summer Wrap-Up 2011: Shocking News And Scandals
Summer is almost over and it has turned out to be a wild and wacky one for many Hollywood celebs. From Ryan Reynolds and Charlize Theron hooking up and later breaking up to Hulk Hogan being accused of domestic abuse and drug use, Celebrity Summer 2011 was an interesting one. Here is a round-up of some of the shocking news and scandals surrounding Hollywood's biggest stars this Summer.

Controversy and Scandals

The biggest celebrity scandal this Summer involved high profile politician Anthony Weiner. Weiner, then a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for New York's 9th Congressio...

Kat Von D & Jesse James Are Engaged Again

8/19/2011 8:36am EDT
Jesse James & Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has been given a big boost as her reality TV show ends - she's back with Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James.

Von D's "LA Ink" show was cancelled on Thursday after she reportedly told producers and network executives she no longer wanted to appear on the show.

Hours after the news broke, James told he and his ex are engaged again after splitting last month.

He said, "Sometimes you are only given one chance in life... It was up to me to open my eyes and see it. That girl is my chance. I will never stop fighting and striving to hold on to he...

Dave Navarro To Front TV Tattoo Talent Competition

8/18/2011 7:30pm EDT
Dave Navarro
Jane's Addiction rocker Dave Navarro is to host a new reality TV tattoo contest.

The guitarist will front Inkmaster for Spike TV.

The competition series will feature America's top tattoo artists competing in challenges to win $100,000 and a feature in genre magazine Inked, according to

It won't be Navarro's first TV hosting job - the rocker also fronted music talent shows Rock Star INXS and Rock Star Supernova.

The heavily-tattooed guitarist will also serve as a judge on the new show.

This comes on the heels of news that Kat Von D's tattoo show, LA Ink, has been canceled by...

Kat Von D's Tattoo Reality Show 'LA Ink' Canceled

8/18/2011 6:30pm EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has been dealt another blow as she deals with her split from fiance Jesse James - her reality show has been canceled.

LA Ink, which centers around the star's life and work at West Hollywood's High Voltage Tattoo store, will not return to America's TLC network after its current season draws to a close next month.

The show, a spin-off of Miami Ink, first premiered in 2007.

The cancellation follows the breakdown of Von D's relationship with TV mechanic James; Sandra Bullock's cheating ex-husband called off their engagement last month.

On a recent episode o...

Kat Von D Scraps Publicity Tour Following TV Interview Walk-Out

7/28/2011 10:29pm EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has cancelled her entire publicity tour because she's not "strong enough" to face the press following her broken engagement to Jesse James.

The star, who was due to promote the new series of her reality show L.A. Ink across America this summer, walked out on a TV interview with Good Day L.A. on Wednesday, moments before she was due to go live, after learning she would be quizzed about her break-up.

The incident prompted Von D to axe the tour altogether to concentrate on mending her broken heart.

In a post on her page later on Wednesday, she ...

Kat Von D Refuses To Remove Tattoo Of Jesse James

7/28/2011 10:44am EDT
Kat Von D
TV tattooist Kat Von D is refusing to remove her inking of ex-boyfriend Jesse James.

The former husband of Hollywood star Sandra Bullock called off his engagement to Von D this month, but despite their split she is determined to keep the ink design of James, which was taken from his high school yearbook.

She tells, "I love my tattoo. It's more than just a portrait, it has a lot of meaning."

The pair, who began dating two months after James divorced Bullock last year, became engaged in January and were originally planning a summer wedding.

Angry Kat Von D Walks Out Of TV Interview

7/27/2011 7:37pm EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D axed a Los Angeles TV interview at the last minute on Wednesday after refusing to discuss her broken engagement to Jesse James.

The star was due to promote the new series of her reality show L.A. Ink on Good Day L.A., but she scrapped the chat moments before she was due to go live after learning she would be quizzed about her break-up.

Von D was reportedly angered by producers' decision to introduce her appearance by using a clip from L.A. Ink which featured the former couple at her tattoo shop, where she had a childhood image of James inked onto her skin...

Jesse James Granted Sole Custody Of His Young Daughter

7/27/2011 3:32pm EDT
Jesse James
Newly single Jesse James has won sole custody of his seven-year-old daughter with his ex-wife, adult film star Janine Lindemulder.

The former couple, which split in 2004, has been embroiled in a nasty legal battle over little Sunny for years and James was initially awarded custody in 2009 when Lindemulder was jailed on tax evasion charges.

She was placed behind bars again in Austin, Texas earlier this year for allegedly harassing the TV mechanic in a series of threatening emails and voicemails, and now a judge in Orange County, California has given James sole custody of the child.