Joe Simpson, Jessica Simpson's dad, arrested for DUI, report says
Joe Simpson, the father and former manager of Ashley and Jessica Simpson, was reportedly arrested for DUI last weekend.
The 54-year-old manager was pulled over around 10 p.m. PT on Saturday, August 4 in Sherman Oaks, California, according to People magazine. When police suspected that he was drunk, he was reportedly handcuffed and taken into custody.
Simpson spent the night behind bars and was released at 9:41 a.m. the next morning, without having to post bail. This was reportedly the Simpson family patriarch's first offense.
The former minister, who goes by the Twitter handle of Papa Joe and manages his daughter's careers, rose to notoriety after saying of his daughter Jessica, "She just is sexy. If you put her in a T-shirt or you put her in a bustier, she's sexy in both. She's got double D's! You can't cover those suckers up!"
Jessica Simpson and her fiance Eric Johnson welcomed her first child, daughter Maxwell Drew, on May 1. Shortly after, Simpson signed a multi-million dollar deal with Weight Watchers to be the weight loss program's newest spokes model.
Ashlee Simpson is mother to Bronx Mowgli Wentz, her 3-year-old son with her ex-husband, Fall Out Boy member Pete Wentz. Simpson filed for divorce from Wentz in February 2011.
In September 2011, Simpson made her red carpet debut with "Boardwalk Empire" star Vincent Piazza at an event for the show's season premiere. Simpson has since been linked to Piazza, who plays Lucky Luciano on the HBO series.