Kat Von D
Born March 8, 1982
Kat Von D is a tattoo artist and American television personality. She reached stardom with her work on the TLC reality TV show Miami Ink, and later starred in her own California-based spinoff of the show, LA Ink. Von D was born in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, to Argentine parents, but she grew up in Colton, California. Von D launched a highly successful makeup line for Sephora—named after herself—in 2008, and has plans to launch a clothing line in the fall of 2011.
Some people seem to attract drama like a magnet—or even cause it. Witness scandal queen Jenni Rivera, whose brother followed her example by beating up a fan onstage recently, and Jennifer Lopez, who is going through her third divorce. But they’re hardly the only Latinas with less-than-perfect lives. Here is our list of Latin celebs whose lives are more packed with drama than a telenovela.
Yesterday, TLC announced that it was pulling the plug on Kat Von D's tattoo shop series, LA Ink after four seasons. "TLC has decided that the current season of LA Ink will be its last," the network said in a statement. "The network is proud of what the series has accomplished in its four seasons, following Kat Von D's journey as an artist from Miami to Los Angeles. The series finale will air September 15th at 10 p.m."
Following the network's announcement, the Argentinean-Mexican reality star took...
Kat Von D and Jesse James called it quits last month after being engaged since the summer of 2010, but the former couple can’t seem to let go.
James tweeted a sweet picture of the couple from an episode of Von D’s show L.A. Ink and added a “sigh” to the post. Von D’s response to the tweet consisted was a vague ellipsis, literally, “…”
Kat Von D took to Facebook to apologize to fans for canceling her promotional tour for her reality series L.A. Ink in the wake of her very public post-break up with Jesse James.
In a rather long note, Von D wrote, “Although my intentions were never to offend or hurt anyone's feelings, this isn't an apology for walking out on a silly morning show interview this morning—and this...
Kat Von D bid “good day” to Good Morning L.A with the first mention of her break up with Jesse James, when she was set for an interview on the morning show.
Sources say the points of interest for the interview were agreed upon, but when a promotional video clip of Von D getting a tattoo of James’s face was shown, she stormed out of the studio.
Kat Von D and Jesse James have called of their engagement and broken up. Late last night, the 29-year-old star of LA Ink took to Twitter to confirm the news. “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,” she posted to her followers.
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