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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 ...

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 Calls Off Engagement To Kat Von D

7/26/2011 8:14am EDT
Kat Von D
Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James has called off his engagement to TV tattooist Kat Von D.

The stars, who began dating two months after James divorced Bullock last year, became engaged in January and were planning a summer wedding on the one-year anniversary of their romance. James and the LA Ink star have been dogged by rumors of a split since a report was published in Life & Style magazine last month - speculation they denied at the time.

But, now they have confirmed they have parted ways, citing their long-distance love for the break-up - Von D lives in Los Angeles, while James...

Jesse James Is Engaged To His 'Best Friend' Kat Von D

1/20/2011 12:19pm EST
Kat Von D and Jesse James
Sandra Bullock's ex has proved he's moved on - Jesse James popped the question to "L.A. Ink" star Kat Von D.

He told People, "You know sometimes the public and press gets it wrong. This is one of those times. 2010 was actually the best year of my life because I fell in love with my best friend. An amazing woman who stood behind me when the world turned their backs.

"I have never met anyone so kind and loving and committed to making the world a better place every day. My love for her is beyond description. So honored that she said 'yes.' Growing old with her is going to be a f----n' blast!...

Bombshell McGee Is All Turquoise & Tattoos At Golden Globes After Party

1/17/2011 5:00pm EST
Michelle Bombshell McGee
Michelle "Bombshell" McGee walked the red carpet at the Universal Studios Golden Globes party last night in a turquoise gown. Aren't her 15 minutes of fame over yet?

Jesse James' ex mistress is apparently still trying to get her foot in the Hollywood door.

Jesse, who cheated on his wife Sandra Bullock with Michelle, later hooked up with another tattooed gal - "L.A. Ink" reality TV star Kat Von D.

Kat Von D's California Home Destroyed By Fire

11/22/2010 2:27pm EST
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D is mourning the death of her beloved cat and the loss of her life's possessions after her California home was destroyed by a fire on Sunday night.

The L.A. Ink star, who is dating Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James, logged on to her blog on Monday to share the devastating news.

Posting a photo of the feline, she wrote, "My house burned down last night with my cat inside... R.I.P Valentine, you will be missed."

As WENN went to press, Von D had not shed details on what caused the fire or if she had been home during the incident.


'LA INK' Recap: The Rock Bounces

9/21/2010 4:43am EDT
Kat Von D's new and fourth season of reality television show LA Ink picks up where it left off last season with continued tension between the tattoo artist and her "Rock," renowned tattoo artist Corey Miller, as the main theme at the High Voltage Tattoo shop.

Due to this story line this time around the show focuses on other dynamics such as Von D's relationship with brother, Michael von Drachenberg, who has stepped up as the merchandising manager of his sibling’s shop, and a surprisingly intimate look (at the time) into Von D’s relationship with Motley Crue bassist, Nikki Sixx, as h...

Kat Von D Nazi Photo Forged

8/22/2010 2:16pm EDT
Kat Von D
Tattoo artist-to-the-stars Kat Von D has spoken out to dismiss reports she is anti-Semitic, insisting she is a "proud Latina" who "embraces all of humanity."

An autographed photo of Von D with a doodle of a swastika and a burning Star of David surfaced on the internet on Friday, following reports linking her to Sandra Bullock's ex Jesse James.

James was shamed earlier this year by the release of controversial pictures showing him posing in military gear and appearing to give a Nazi salute.

But the "LA Ink" star has moved quickly to distance herself from the rumors, insisting she "celebra...

Kat Von D Says She's Jesse James' 'Type'

8/20/2010 8:19am EDT
Kat Von D
Tattoo artist Kat Von D continues to confirm she's dating Sandra Bullock's disgraced ex Jesse James on radio network KROQ.

She explained, "I think that I'm his type on a different level than people would assume."

The "LA Ink" star sparked an online gossip frenzy on Wednesday after confirming she was dating Jesse James on Twitter - before removing the post minutes later. The 28 year old told her followers "Yes, Jesse and I are dating."

She deleted the message soon afterwards but the post had already been retweeted by more than 100 people, and picked up by media outlets around the world.

Kat Von D Plans Singing Career

8/19/2010 9:59am EDT
Kat Von D
Tattooist to the stars Kat Von D is launching a career as a rocker.

The heavily-tattooed artist, who until recently was dating Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx, admits she has been taking voice lessons for the past year in a bid to hit the charts.

Von D, who once tattooed a rose on Lady Gaga's hip, says, "I've been writing my own music...and I'm putting together a band."

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Slideshow: Kat Von D - Hot Or Not?

3/2/2009 7:13pm EST
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Legendary tattoo artist and LA Ink star Kat Von D turns 27 this weekend. Click through photos of the tattooed beauty and let us know what you think: Is Kat hot or not? Leave a comment below!

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Our Favorite Reality TV Shows: 'LA Ink,' 'Celebrity Rehab' & 'Jon & Kate Plus 8'

2/14/2008 2:00pm EST
LA Ink
Every since the strike, there have been so many reality shows popping up all over the place. I haven't been the biggest fan of the reality TV scene. Most of the reality is scripted or instigated by producers. Or, as seen lately, a desperate attempt to film time slots. Luckily, I have found three saviors of the reality TV genre that I tune in to. A doctor, a tattoo artist and a mom and dad of eight kids have made reality TV enjoyable to watch again.

Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew

From "Loveline" to the Pasadena Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Drew Pinsky has found his way into giving some c...

Watch Episodes Of 'Meerkat Manor,' 'LA Ink' & More Online & On VOD

8/18/2007 9:26am EDT
Meerkat Manor
Expanding its digital content offering, Discovery just launched ad-supported, full-length episodes of popular series and specials from across its stable of U.S. networks on its websites and VOD.

The initiative, which includes sneak peeks and day-after episodes, will initially feature Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs, TLC's LA Ink and Animal Planet's Meerkat Manor, with more programs to be added regularly.

Kicking off the initiative is the new season premiere of Animal Planet's "Meerkat Manor," which is available online at Free to consumers, new episodes of Di...

'LA Ink' Debuts With A Bang

8/9/2007 9:55am EDT
LA Ink
On average, more than 2.8 million people tuned in Tuesday night at 10 p.m. to see "LA Ink's" star Kat Von D return to Los Angeles, assemble her new crew, and start building her new shop in Hollywood.

Staring Kat Von D, "LA Ink" centers on the tattoo parlor she opened in Los Angeles and features the stories behind the artists and the tattoos they create. Joining Kat Von D in the shop are three of the world’s top artists, two of whom are woman, proving that great art shares no gender bias.

An exciting shop with a rock n roll flavor, "LA Ink" is the perfect backdrop for people from...

Kat Von D Leaves 'Miami Ink' For 'LA Ink'

4/26/2007 1:29pm EDT
Kat Von D in LA Ink
Tattoos are going bicoastal as TLC provides more of what viewers love with August premiere of the new series LA Ink, featuring Kat Von D. A spin-off of TLC's highly rated and youngest skewing show Miami Ink, the catalyst for LA Ink was months of in- fighting between artists Ami James and Kat Von D that results in a dramatic showdown featured in the season finale on Tuesday, May 8 at 10 p.m. ET.

In each of the last few riveting episodes leading up to the finale, the tension becomes visible, tempers flare and terse words are exchanged, culminating with Kat Von D leaving the shop and mov...