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Jesse James

Jesse Gregory James (born April 19, 1969) is an American television personality and former CEO of now defunct West Coast Choppers, a manufacturer of custom-made motorcycles. James was the host of the reality TV shows Jesse James is a Dead Man on Spike TV and Monster Garage, on the Discovery Channel, and the focus of the documentary Motorcycle Mania, also on Discovery. Jesse James also appeared in the Tony Hawk's Underground 2 video game. James' latest venture is chronicling his custom builds at his Austin Speed Shop in his new TV series, Jesse James Outlaw Garage which premiered on Monday April 9, 2012 at 10pm EST on Discovery. After several years working as a bodyguard for Danzig, Slayer, and occasionally for other bands such as Oralia Ramirez, Andrea Ramirez and Soundgarden, James opened West Coast Choppers in his mother's garage in 1992. The company grew quickly and soon moved to a larger facility for select customers and companies. About 200 bikes have been built at West Coast Choppers. West Coast Choppers is also sponsoring race teams in Top Fuel Drags and Super Late Model NASCAR. James recently bought custom car business Austin Speed Shop and has expanded into the custom car

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Kat Von D to 'Good Day': I WARNED You!!

Kat Von D Blasts TV Show:
"I WARNED YOU!"

Kat Von D says she had a DAMN good reason for walking off "Good Day L.A." this morning -- telling TMZ, she made one reasonable request ... and producers repeatedly BLEW HER OFF.Kat tells us, she… READ MORE >

Kat Von D STORMS OUT of 'Good Day L.A'

KAT VON D
STORMS OUT OF "GOOD DAY LA"

Kat Von D walked off the set of "Good Day L.A." this morning ... minutes before she was set to give an interview -- and we're told, it was all because the anchor mentioned her breakup with Jesse… READ MORE >

- 1249 days ago
Jesse James Awarded Sole Custody of Daughter

Jesse James Awarded Sole Custody of Daughter

Jesse James has emerged victorious in a nasty custody fight with his ex-wife -- the West Coast Choppers mogul was awarded sole custody of their 7-year-old daughter Sunny this week.Jesse and his… READ MORE >

- 1249 days ago
Jesse James' Dog Attack -- The 911 Call

Jesse James' Dog Attack -- The 911 Call

Moments after Jesse James' pit bull brutally attacked another dog -- a witness called 911 and told the dispatcher a "pile of dogs" were fighting ... and their owners were frantically "beating" on… READ MORE >

- 1292 days ago
Anti-Pitbull Activist -- Jesse James' Dog Should Die

Anti-Pitbull Activist -- Jesse James' Dog Should Die

One of Texas' most outspoken anti-pitbull advocates is lashing out at Jesse James' dog -- after it nearly killed another pooch last weekend -- telling TMZ, Jesse's pit "should be put down without… READ MORE >

- 1296 days ago
Jesse James Pays Up After Bloody Dog Attack

Jesse James Pays Up After Bloody Dog Attack

A pitbull belonging to Jesse James escaped from the reality star's Texas bike shop this weekend andattacked another dog being walked in the area -- nearly killing the innocent animal ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 1298 days ago
Jesse James: I Can't Worry About Sandra Anymore...

Jesse James: I Can't Worry About Sandra Anymore...

Jesse James says he's MOVED ON from his life with his ex-wife Sandra Bullock ... claiming, "I can't worry about her anymore."In an interview airing tonight on "Nightline," James says he hasn't… READ MORE >

- 1333 days ago
Jesse James' Ex Bails Out of Jail

Jesse James' Ex Bails Out of Jail

Janine Lindemulder, ex-wife of Jesse James, has posted bail and been released from jail in Austin, TX ... TMZ has learned. As TMZ first reported, Janine was busted yesterday on three outstanding… READ MORE >

- 1427 days ago
Jesse James' Ex Arrested for Harassment

Jesse James' Ex Arrested for Harassment

Jesse James' ex-wife Janine Lindemulder was arrested just outside Austin, TX this morning on a warrant for harassing Jesse in a series of "abusive" phone messages ... TMZ has learned. Janine was… READ MORE >

- 1428 days ago
Jesse James -- Shalom, Israel!!!

Jesse James -- Shalom, Israel!!!

Jesse James went all the way to Israel to educate himself about a major issue in his life ... how to properly rebuild a 1937 Harley. Jesse jaunted to the Middle East to meet up with an Israeli man… READ MORE >

- 1430 days ago

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