Simpson, Romo Decide to Punt
Celeb couple ends well-publicized relationship, QB's friends claim
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted May 14, 2008 10:57 AM CDT
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and singer Jessica Simpson at a basketball game between Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas in March.   (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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(Newser) – Jessica Simpson’s career might not be her only problem. The struggling pop singer and quarterback boyfriend Tony Romo have broken up, friends tell Chicago blog These Boots Are Made For Stalking. The pair's reps deny it, but the well-publicized relationship—orchestrated by Simpson's father—was a media firestorm for Romo after Dallas fans dubbed his ditzy diva bad luck for the Cowboys.