LOS ANGELES -- The reality TV star husband of actress Sandra Bullock is speaking out about reports that he cheated on his Oscar-winning wife.
West Coast Choppers CEO Jesse James tells People magazine he used "poor judgment" and asking his family to "forgive me."
The apology follows revelations by tattoo model Michelle "Bombshell" McGee that she had a year-long affair with James while Bullock was away filming "The Blind Side."
And McGee claims to have the sexy text messages to back up her claims.
According to the NY Daily News, the text are now in the hands of Touch Weekly.
Some of them are dated as recently as March 14 - just days after Bullock won her Best Actress Oscar with her proud husband by her side.
In his statement, James, a custom motorcycle manufacturer and reality TV star, took responsibility for his actions but stopped short of admitting that he had an affair with McGee.
"It's because of my poor judgment that I deserve everything bad that is coming my way," James said in a statement to People.
"This has caused my wife and kids pain and embarrassment beyond comprehension and I am extremely saddened to have brought this on them. I am truly very sorry for the grief I have caused them. I hope one day they can find it in their hearts to forgive me."
The apology comes one day after Bullock abruptly dropped out of the London premiere of her film "The Blind Side," due to "unforseen personal reasons."
Warner Brothers released the following statement from the Academy Award winning actress:
"Due to unforeseen personal reasons a trip abroad to support "The Blind Side" has been deemed impossible at this time. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your continued support of the film."
Bullock has reportedly moved out of the home she shared with James.
Many in Hollywood say the news is a surprise after seeing the couple together during the recent awards season.
The seemingly happy couple repeatedly expressed their mutual admiration and affection for each other.
Bullock "is old-school Hollywood," James told PEOPLE magazine at the Oscars on March 7 just after her win.
"Nobody deserves this more and works harder. I'm so proud of her."
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