Friday, April 11, 2008

Jessica Simpson: I'm thrilled about Ashlee's engagement

Singer congratulates younger sister and Fall Out Boy fiancé Pete Wentz

Jessica Simpson says she's delighted that younger sister Ashlee is getting married.

Ashlee, 23, announced yesterday that she's engaged to Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz, 28.

'My sister is overflowing with joy,' says Jessica, 27. 'Pete is an incredible soul. They naturally bring out the best in each other. I couldn't be happier.'

The girls' father Joe Simpson, 50, has also given the couple his blessing.

'I told [Pete] that I would be honoured to have him as part of my family,' he says.