Ashlee Simpson Files For Divorce From Pete Wentz

  • Today Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz announced that they're ending their three year marriage. They said in a statement, "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." [Us]
  • It seems the request fell on deaf ears, as TMZ has already published their divorce papers. Ashlee cites "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split and asks for joint legal custody and primary physical custody of two-year-old Bronx. There is no prenup. [TMZ]
  • Here's the inevitable explanation from an anonymous source: "They've just grown apart. They've been growing apart for quite some time ... They're both really sad. It's a sad ending to something that was really promising. They're each trying to figure out what this transition is going to be like." [People]

  • Today a judge lifted the no contact order for Teen Mom's Amber Portwood and Gary Shirley. Gary told the judge, "We've talked about taking things real slow. We have our own places. We'll continue to keep our own places." However, he says they hope to eventually rekindle their romance. "That's the end goal — to go for marriage," said Gary. [Us]
  • They'll want to leave this out of the family scrapbook: Gary's ladyfriend Ashley Williamson told police that Amber made threatening phone calls and slashed the tires of her car twice. [Radar]

  • Last night on Joy Behar's HLN show, Kevin Smith revealed that he's lost 65 pounds since he was kicked off a Southwest flight for being too fat. "I feel mixed feelings about losing the weight," he said. "I sympathize far more with heavier people than I ever will with thin. I'll never be thin. Let's be honest, I've lost 65 pounds, but nobody's going, 'I wanna sleep with you!' They're just like, 'Keep going, you look better.'" [THR]

  • Check out this picture of Alanis Morissette with her husband and their baby, Ever Imre. It's so cute we won't make any comments about her husband being named "Souleye" (except for that one). [People]

  • For those still keeping tabs on Taylor Momsen's shocking deviant behavior, she showed up to the premiere of Justin Bieber's film in a corset, platform heels, and garters attached to studded PVC panties. [Daily Mail]

  • Speaking of OUT OF CONTROL teens, Ms. Miley Cyrus discussed the infamous salvia incident with Marie Claire. After the interviewer noted the majority of young people experiment with drugs, Miley replied, "But they're not Miley Cyrus ... They're not role models. So for me it was a bad decision, because of my fans and because of what I stand for." [Us]
  • When ask for the 40,000th time about why she's yet to produce an ungrateful little urchin of her own, Jennifer Aniston said, "I'm really happy. Really! ... I think people honestly just want to see me as a mom and married and barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen. And I just want to say, 'Everybody, relax! It's going to happen.'" [People]

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