Former “LA Ink” star Kat Von D has revealed the details behind her upcoming nuptials with fiancé, Joel Zimmerman, better known as Deadmau5.
In a People magazine interview, the well-known tattoo artist said the couple will marry on Aug. 10 in a ceremony that will be “the furthest thing from traditional.” Von D, 31, a reality television star, and Zimmerman, 32, a noted producer and performer of house music, will be married in front of 200 friends and family members.
Von D said the wedding ceremony will be “underwater-themed,” drawing on the couple’s mutual love of H.P. Lovecraft’s, “The Call of Cthulhu,” a short story about a monstrous aquatic creature. Guests will be treated to mermaid performers and blue-and-green food.
Von D's dress, which Deadmau5 is helping design, will fit the theme, too. "It will have a sleek silhouette and include hints of iridescent teals, blues and deep violet ombré gradients," she said. "I didn't know the dress was supposed to be a surprise."
After a rocky engagement to fellow reality TV star, Jesse James, who is also the ex-husband of actress Sandra Bullock, Von D appears to have found love with Zimmerman. "Being with Joel is the only thing that feels more natural than tattooing," she has said.
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Zimmerman echoed her feelings. "Our wedding is merely a celebration of that love and commitment we live in already,” he added.