But despite the quick pace of their romance, Von D tells us the two actually met years ago and it was through their friendship that they grew closer.
"It was something that was spontaneous and it definitely wasn't planned but in retrospect it is just pretty cool to look back,” she said.
On Monday (July 25) came the not entirely unexpected news that reality TV tattoo queen Kat Von D and Jesse James — the erstwhile “Monster Garage” host who and Sandra Bullock ex — had split, bringing an end to their short engagement.
This is only the latest in a series of high profile break ups for the “LA Ink” star.
James, who recently got engaged to Paul Mitchell heiress Alexis De Joria, isn't the only ex who the former reality star has honored with a tattoo.