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Ashlee Simpson Files for Divorce

Ashlee Simpson Files for Divorce

Ashlee Simpson has filed for divorce from husband Pete Wentz, JustJared.com can confirm.

The 26-year-old entertainer cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the divorce, according to TMZ and documents filed in L.A. County Superior Court.

Ashlee is asking for joint legal custody and primary physical custody of their 2-year-old son, Bronx.

Sources tell TMZ that Ashlee and Pete, who married in May of 2008, did not have a prenuptial agreement.

UPDATE: “After careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to file for divorce. We remain friends and deeply committed and loving parents to our son Bronx, whose happiness and well-being remains our number one priority. We ask that everyone honor our privacy as we navigate this next phase of our lives,” a spokesperson for Ashlee tells JustJared.com.

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99 Responses to “Ashlee Simpson Files for Divorce”

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  1. 1
    lillyB Says:

    Wow!!!! No Words

  2. 2
    cf Says:

    Wha…? Did not see this one coming! What is going with all the break-ups this week?

  3. 3
    kora Says:

    I knew it would happen sometime in the future, but no so soon…

  4. 4
    Barbara Says:

    What! Guess she does not like his new hairdo. I have a feeling she thinks she can do better….caution Ashlee, you can’t.

  5. 5
    b Says:

    Say it isn’t true.
    Gosh, truly a huge surprise!

  6. 6
    Maritza Says:

    i dont like Pete Wentz,

    but this one is definitely a shocker.
    i couldve sworn i saw pics of these 2 all lovey dovey w/ Bronx a few weeks ago.

  7. 7
    naturegirl Says:

    WHAT????? NO!!!!!!!!! rolling my eyes, i am just surprise it went on for two extra years.

  8. 8
    Clairedelune Says:

    Shocked! Just “speed read” 3 months worth of US Weekly. It’s all the same crap. I thought they were so happy and blablablabla… It’s not like their careers are going so well. Maybe it’s for publicity. Oh well america needs more young divorced & unemployed single parents.

  9. 9
    mindy Says:

    Doesn’t anyone stay together anymore? and it’s so close to valentine’s day! =(

  10. 10
    ATTENTION Says:

    When are you going to learn celebrities? Why don’t celebrities marry ‘NORMAL’ people? Why can’t they just get with regualr person?The problem with most celebrities is they think their the best thing that ever happenend.Ego thing or what ?

  11. 11
    blair Says:

    Wow….that is kind of a shock.

  12. 12
    Androgynous Pat Says:

    Attending red carpet events together right up to the end – just like her sister. Does marriage mean anything in Hollywood?

  13. 13
    Chelsea Says:

    Unless he cheated on her, this really pisses me off. I’m so sick of celebrities cheapening the commitment of marriage. Yeah, marriage gets tough at times but at least try and work it out! It takes actual effort and time…it doesn’t look like these two put that effort in. I mean two years, that’s pathetic.

  14. 14
    Audrey Says:

    Wow ! i didn’t see that one coming

  15. 15
    this Says:

    Not surprised at all.
    It takes a lot to work on a relationship and apparently these people have different standards.

  16. 16
    melody Says:

    Not a surprise!

  17. 17
    KC Says:

    Actually, this not exactly shocking news.

  18. 18
    Clairedelune Says:

    The tacky yellow thunder strike is right on in an oxymoronic way. Like.

  19. 19
    Margo Says:

    LOL Hollywood is so ridiculous! This aint a shock! Only person losing is thier son…poor kid :(

  20. 20
    LOL Says:

    I think it’s Ashlee’s fault, she’s been looking really sickly lately. She may have anorexia or drug addition. That is one messed up family. He seems like a nice normal guy (like Nick Lachey) and he probably can’t take her dysfunctional family anymore.

  21. 21
    Clairedelune Says:

    @ Chelsea: word.

  22. 22
    SarahNL Says:

    w o w !! Did not see this one coming. Another celebrity divorce..

  23. 23
    ck Says:

    Geez. A lot of those yellow lightning bolts on the site this week.

  24. 24
    jean Says:

    it’s an epidemic! But I can’t say I didn’t see this one coming…

  25. 25
    JOE Says:

    WOW COMPLETE SHOCK ON THIS ONE!!!

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