Ashlee Simpson to Divorce Pete Wentz
Cites the ever-popular 'irreconcilable differences'
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2011 11:44 AM CST
Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and her husband Pete Wentz arrive for a screening of "Runaway," a short film directed by Kanye West.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

(Newser) – The Simpson sisters are 0 for 2 when it comes to marriage: Ashlee Simpson today filed for divorce from rocker hubby Pete Wentz, who she married in May 2008. Sources tell TMZ there is (shocker!) no prenup. On Simpson's wishlist: joint legal custody of 2-year-old Bronx Mowgli, primary physical custody, and spousal and child support. Click to read the couple's joint statement.

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hatchling1
Feb 9, 2011 6:31 PM CST
Why do they bother? These celebrity temporary marriages denigrate the institution... Just live together for awhile.. split... no worries, no fuss... and we don't have to read the idiotic statements "We ask that you respect our privacy in this difficult time"... oh, give me a break. These idjuts live for publicity and public flaunting of their private lives.
Cat-Lover
Feb 9, 2011 4:55 PM CST
Why the hell do we even have marriage? For something that's supposed to be sacred, permanent and family forming, it sure ain't. It's a joke and worse, some people who really want to marry (for whatever reason) are being denied that right. Get rid of marriage.
SYLER
Feb 9, 2011 3:15 PM CST
Nooooooo! God! Why???