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Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross appear in a Twitter photo posted on Jan. 13, 2014, in which she announced they are engaged. / Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross are pictured with mother Diana Ross in a Twitter photo posted on Dec. 11, 2013. - Provided courtesy of / / /

Ashlee Simpson is engaged!

The 29-year-old pop singer, actress and younger sister of Jessica Simpson is set to marry singer and actor Evan Ross, the 25-year-old son of R&B and soul legend Diana Ross. Both Ashlee and Evan announced the news on their Twitter pages on Monday, Jan. 13.

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Ashlee Simpson attends the premiere of Disneys Planes film at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on Aug. 5, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Tony DiMaio /

Ashlee Simpson, "Beverly Hills, 90210" alums, Alyssa Milano, Teri Hatcher and other stars brought their children to Disney's "Planes" premiere on Aug. 5, 2013.

Check out photos from the event. The movie is set to be released on Aug. 9, 2013.

Ashlee Simpson, son Bronxi Mowgli and a guest attend the premiere of Disneys Planes film at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on Aug. 5, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Alberto E. Rodriguez / WireImage for Walt Disney Studios

It was a family affair at the premiere of Disney's new animated "Planes" film on Monday.

Ashlee Simpson arrived with her son Bronx Mowgli, 4, and an additional child guest, while Teri Hatchers, Anthony Edwards, "Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli, Alyssa Milano and "Beverly Hills, 90210" alums Jason Priestley and Ian Ziering -- also star of SyFy's "Sharknado" -- brought their kids to the event as well (see PHOTOS).

Singer and actress Ashlee Simpson spoke to On The Red Carpet on July 19, 2013 about her upcoming role as Roxie Hart in the production of Chicago at the legendary Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC Ashlee Simpson told what it has been like working alongside Brooke Shields at the rehearsals of 'Chicago.'
Stephen Moyer talks to about Chicago on July 19, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / OTRC

Stephen Moyer admits that going back to theater for the Hollywood Bowl production of "Chicago" is "daunting and terrifying" but that "it's nice to get back to doing something that I love."

Moyer plays Billy Flynn in the production, which will have three performances at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on July 26, 27 and 28. He will be joined on stage by "Les Miserables" actress Samantha Barks, Drew Carey, Ashlee Simpson and Lucy Lawless in the production, which is directed by Brooke Shields.

Ashlee Simpson appears in a publicity photo obtained by on July 8, 2013. That day, it was announced the singer and former Melrose Place actress would play Roxie Hart in a Los Angeles production of Chicago. - Provided courtesy of Ashlee Simpson

The name on everybody's lips is gonna be ... Ashlee Simpson. Again.

It was recently announced that the 28-year-old singer will play Roxie Hart in the upcoming Los Angeles production of "Chicago," directed by Brooke Shields. In the 1920s-themed musical, the character is a married, aspiring stage performer who is jailed and faces trial over the alleged murder of her lover. Renee Zellweger played the part in a 2002 movie.


Pop singer and actress Ashlee Simpson got all glammed up and turned heads in a black, backless, lace evening gown by Alice + Olivia gown at the American Ballet Theatre's Opening Night Spring Gala in New York City.

Other celebrities who attended Monday's event included Uma Thurman and Lucy Liu, who both arrived in white gowns. Who do you think looked best out of the three? Vote in our poll below.


Ashlee Simpson was recently pictured strolling with "Boardwalk Empire" star Vincent Piazza in New York City, raising speculation she may have moved on to a new man following her split from husband Pete Wentz earlier this year.

The parties have not commented. Simpson, a 26-year-old actress and singer, is seen with her arm around the waist of Piazza, who plays Lucky Luciano on the HBO series, in a photo posted on the websites of People and Us Weekly, the latter of which dubbed the actor "Ashlee Simpson's new boyfriend." Both magazines said the two were spotted kissing on June 15.

Ashlee Simpson appears in a photo posted on her official facebook page on November 19, 2011. - Provided courtesy of

The divorce of Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz has been finalized, according to court documents obtained by

The former couple's divorce was finalized by a judge on November 22 and the terms of the divorce have been kept confidential. The pair entered into a 103-page settlement agreement, but the document will only be filed if the couple has a dispute about it later on.

Nicole Richie appears at the I Heart Ronson bowling event, presented by Svedka Clementine Vodka, on Tuesday, June 21, 2011. - Provided courtesy of WireImage

Nicole Richie, Paris Hilton, Ashlee Simpson and other stars celebrated the launch of Charlotte Ronson's Summer Sportswear Collection at a party held at The Spare Room at Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel on June 21, 2011. Check out photos.

Pete Wentz pictured in an undated photo posted on his official Facebook page, - Provided courtesy of Photo courtesy of

Pete Wentz and his ex-wife Ashlee Simpson have both moved on from their divorce in February, as the rocker is now dating model Meagan Camper.

According to People magazine, Wentz met Camper over a month ago and recently introduced her to his son with Simpson, Bronx Mogwai, who will turn 3 years old in November.


Ashlee Simpson made her red carpet debut with "Boardwalk Empire" star Vincent Piazza on September 14 at an event for the show's season premiere.

Simpson, a 26-year-old actress and singer and Piazza, who plays Lucky Luciano on the HBO series, were also spotted at various fashion shows during New York Fashion Week.

Jessica Simpson appears in a still from her 2007 film, Major Movie Star. - Provided courtesy of Major Productions, Inc.

Jessica Simpson and her sister Ashlee, a fellow pop singer, are set to launch a tween fashion line this fall, which will include activewear, denim, hoodies, graphic T-shirts, footwear, jackets and more.

Simpson is already known for her fashion collections that are marketed to young women, which have raked in almost $1 billion in sales.

Pete Wentz appears in this April 13, 2009 photo posted on his Twitter page.) - Provided courtesy of

Pete Wentz spoke candidly on a call to Ryan Seacrest's KIIS FM radio show on Monday where he dished on his new band, album and ex-wife Ashlee Simpson.

"Ashlee's been my best friend for five years; she's the mother of my child. I have nothing but love and respect for her and going through something like this isn't easy, but we're friends and the most important thing is to put our son first," Wentz said during the interview.

Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and son Bronx appear in this Oct. 12, 2010 photo posted on husband Pete Wentzs Twitter page. - Provided courtesy of

Pete Wentz is asking for joint custody of his and Ashlee Simpson-Wentz's 2-year-old son Bronx Mowgli, a month after she filed for divorce.

Simpson-Wentz, the 26-year-old sister of fellow pop singer Jessica Simpson, and Wentz, the 31-year-old bassist of the rock band Fall Out Boy, married in 2008.


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