Hope they haven’t yet sent out save-the-date cards!
Six months after announcing their engagement, Kat von Dand Jesse James have called it quits.
Breaking the news on her Twitter page late Monday, L.A. Ink tattoo artist von D, 29, offered a short statement out of respect for her former fiance.
“I am no longer w Jesse, and out of respect for him, his family and myself, thats all the info I’d like to share. Thanks for respecting that,” von D (real name: Katherine von Drachenberg) blogged.
Engaged since January, von D and James, 41, first stepped out as a couple in August 2010: making out at a Las Vegas museum exhibit and then holding hands in Fredericksburg, Texas.
In a promo that began airing earlier this month for her TLC series, L.A. Ink, von D gushed about her then-fiance. “I feel like I’m the luckiest girl,” she said in the clip. “I don’t care what anybody thinks.”
This would have been the second marriage for von D and the fourth marriage for James, whose exes include Karla James, porn actress Janine Lindemulder and, most famously, Sandra Bullock.
James’ six-year marriage to Bullock famously ended with the revelation of his affair with numerous women — including Michelle “Bombshell” McGee, a stripper with a similar plethora of tattoos.