James, 41, called his fiancee, the tattooed redhead whose real name is Katherine von Drachenberg, an “amazing woman who stood behind me when the world turned their backs.” “My love for her is beyond description.
So honored that she said ‘yes.’ Growing old with her is going to be a f*ck*n’ blast!
Granting interviews to basically any tabloid who called her, Mc Gee seemed hell bent on indefinitely prolonging her 15 minutes of fame, even if it meant repeatedly tearing open the wound of a destroyed marriage and making herself look awful in the process.
Not only did she bring up Sandra Bullock by name in almost every interview, she famously posed for a photo in which she was kissing the A-List actress' photo on a magazine page.
James’ five-year marriage to Bullock, 46, ended when his affair with tattooed stripper Michelle “Bombshell” Mc Gee was revealed shortly after Bullock won an Academy Award in March 2010 for her role in “The Blind Side.” Other women also came forward to divulge their trysts with the host of the reality TV show “Monster Garage.” James and Bullock finalized their divorce in June 2010. The bride was previously married to tattoo artist Oliver Peck but they divorced in 2007.In an attempt to save his marriage and also to understand why he had a tendency for self-destructive behavior, James went to rehab, but it was too late. About a year later, James wrote his tell-all memoir, , which he viewed as a way to "put a period on everything and say, "That part of my life is over now. But in the same interview, James also describes how he felt trapped in his marriage to Bullock and that he never felt fully accepted, whether it was because of social commentary about how they seemed ill-suited for one another, or just being a fish out of water in the Hollywood scene.And though he attempts to take full responsibility for cheating, he says this is what ultimately led him into the arms of other women. ) implied that he wasn't the only one who cheated in his relationship. One of James' mistresses was Michelle "Bombshell" Mc Gee, a stripper and model who was covered head-to-toe in tattoos, and who would prove to be a thorn in his side long after their affair was over.Well, she vehemently denies any racist tendencies and insists that the photo shoot was a joke done at the suggestion of the photographer, but apparently goofing around in SS clothing was something else these two had in common.
Just days after her scandalous photos appeared, ran a photo of James wearing what looks like a Nazi officer's cap and doing the Nazi salute.
After closing the Long Beach shop, he retreated to a quiet, million dollar estate in Driftwood, an affluent area just outside Austin, according to .