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Jessica Simpson 'couldn't be more happy' for Nick Lachey

11/11/2010 by Kristina Lopez

Jessica Simpson has nothing but good things to say about her ex-husband and former "Newlyweds" co-star Nick Lachey's engagement to long time girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo.

"I couldn't be more happy for Nick," Simpson said to Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS FM radio show on Thursday. "Our relationship was over a really long time ago, and it would be nice if everyone could move on with us and really just celebrate the love between him and Vanessa."

She added, "I do, and I wish them nothing but the best."

The singer also talked about rumors that said she was saddened by Lachey's announcement. "I don't know where all those rumors came from," she told Seacrest. "My mom actually called me and said that everyone was saying that I was 'saddened.' I was just in complete shock."

After four years of dating, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo announced their engagement on November 4.

This will be the second marriage for Lachey, who divorced Simpson in 2006. Simpson and Lachey starred on the MTV reality show "Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica", which documented their married life together.

Minnillo, who is a former Miss Teen USA and television host of shows like "True Beauty", once starred in a music video for Lachey's song "What's Left of Me," which was about his divorce from Simpson.

Simpson meanwhile, is also in a steady relationship with ex-NFL player Eric Johnson. "He definitely makes me very happy," Simpson said about Johnson to USA Today. "He brings out a lot of light in me and makes me very comfortable being who I am. It's nice to be with somebody who praises you for the right reasons."

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