The Scandal: Days after Bullock's monumental Oscar win, reports circulated that her husband of five years had an affair. James eventually spoke out, blaming his "poor judgement" and childhood abuse for his cheating. Did Love Survive? No. Bullock filed for divorce from James, shifting her focus to raising her adopted son Louis. James, for his part, wrote a memoir and got engaged toL.A. Ink star Kat Von D. "We have something special that I've never felt with anyone I've ever been with," James tells PEOPLE of his new love.