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Ashlee Simpson Is Pregnant 2008-05-28 22:44:10

Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz Confirm Pregnancy!

According to E!, newlyweds Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz have confirmed that they are expecting a baby. The couple announced their news on FriendsorEnemies. It said:

"While many have speculated about this, we wanted to wait until after the first trimester to officially confirm that we are expecting our first child," the newlyweds wrote. "This is truly the most joyous time in our lives and we are excited to share the happy news and start our family."

Congratulations to the Simpson-Wentz family!
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Greggie Greggie 9 years
I tell family and friends fairly soon, as well as work. I've had two miscarriages and I need their support if anything happens. And work needs to know because of the chance of me calling in sick early on. I was very glad I'd told work right away with my first, since I was put on short term bedrest at 6 weeks and needed the time off work. I think it's a personal decision, and what's smart differs for every situation.
kikidawn kikidawn 9 years
I won't make mine known until after the 1 trimester either. I think it is a smart thing for them (and others) to do.
anniekim anniekim 9 years
In today's celebrity culture it's actually kind of cutely old fashioned of them to wait until after the wedding and 1st trimester to make this announcement. I didn't make my pregnancies known until the 1st trimester was up.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
"mommy why does your nose look different than mine?"
runningesq runningesq 9 years
Babies, the latest fashion accessory. insert eye roll here.
Courtney82 Courtney82 9 years
i think waiting is a good thing for stars, just like greggie said. i hate the is she or isnt she pregnant thing. I feel bad that someone who knew before they announced it felt the need to leak it to the press. so sad how people are these days.
vinnie vinnie 9 years
...and yay for them!
vinnie vinnie 9 years
I totally agree with you Greggie!
Greggie Greggie 9 years
I'm glad they politely worked in why they waited to confirm. Pregnancy speculation is a huge peeve of mine. How awful it would be to lose a child and then still see "IS SHE PREGNANT??" splashed across every gossip site.
jessie jessie 9 years
Congrats to the happy couple! :baby:
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Hah! I knew it! Shotgun wedding :P
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 9 years
I totally understand about waiting to announce after the first trimester. You just never know what will happen. I never thought I would miscarry after having 2 kids but I did and we announced right away and then it was hard to tell everyone I had miscarried. Now, if we get PG...we will wait. Congrats Ashlee and Pete!!
carrieann9016 carrieann9016 9 years
Congrats to them! :prego: Good for her! No one really needs to know as soon as conception happens. She was waiting to make sure things went smoothly the first trimester.
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