Kat Von D and Jesse James Part Ways

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.  

Kat Von D and Jesse James are Engaged

The former couple were engaged this past January and had plans to tie the knot this summer, in celebration of their one-year anniversary together.  James, 42, was formerly married to actress Sandra Bullock, whom he infamously cheated on. James told People that the distance between himself and the tattoo artist “was just too much.” 

“I’m so sad because I really love her,” he said.

Trouble in Paradise for Kat Von D & Jesse James?

Earlier this year, rumors circulated that the couple’s engagement might be in jeopardy.  After some magazines claimed that James had called off the engagement, Jesse tweeted angrily: “I like that all the piece of s--t tabloids are now following me on Twitter. I'm pretty sure it's just so I can tell them to Lick My B***s.”

Keepin' it classy!