Ashlee and Pete: We're Engaged

Little Simpson gets her Fall Out Boy; wanted fans 'to hear it straight from us'
By Kate Rockwood,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 10, 2008 9:09 AM CDT
The now-engaged couple at Fuse TV's GRAMMY Party.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Ashlee Simpson and Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz are engaged. “We wanted to be the first to tell you and to hear it straight from us,” the couple wrote in a joint statement posted last night on But despite the public announcement, don’t hold your breath for wedding details. “We consider this to be a very private matter,” the couple wrote. Simpson and Wentz began dating in late 2006, reports MTVNews.