Kat von D's Show LA Ink Canceled

Entertainment Aug. 18, 2011 AT 3:27PM
Kat von D's Show LA Ink Canceled Credit: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

Kat Von D's LA Ink wasn't permanent.

The reality show centering around Jesse James' ex-fiancee and her work at High Voltage Tattoo in West Hollywood has been canceled. TLC told Us Weekly in a statement that the "current season of LA Ink will be its last."

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"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," TLC said.

von D said that the decision to end the show was her own. "I love how me deciding not to continue doing LA Ink turns into [the show] being 'cancelled,'" she tweeted. "Thanks, TLC. Regardless of everything, I remain grateful."

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Just last month the reality star, 29, and James, 42, called off their engagement. In an episode of LA Ink that aired just two days after announcing the split, von D (real name: Katherine von Drachenberg) got Sandra Bullock's ex-hubby's face tattooed on her body.

VIDEO: Kat von D gets Jesse James' face tattooed on her body

In a Facebook post last month, von D admitted the past year -- which included her house burning down and the loss of her beloved cat -- had been a tough one. "As much as I'd like to picture [myself] being this strong, independent woman, the truth is most of the time I'm not as strong as I'd like to be," she said. "But I'm still trying."

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The series finale of LA Ink will air Sept. 15 at 10 p.m. EST.

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