The parents of Hollywood’s Ashlee and Jessica Simpson are officially divorced.
Tina Simpson filed for divorce from her husband Joe in September 2012, ending 35 years of marriage. The bust-up came after several tabloid reports allegedly exposing Papa Simpson’s “secret gay affairs.” A devastated Tina reportedly threatened to kill Joe and herself after learning of her rumored romance with a twinky twentysomething.
While details of the divorce settlement have not been made public, Tina, 53, was so sick of fighting with Joe that she gave into his demands for an equal split of everything under the family name, including the multi-million dollar clothing line she manages for Jessica.
“An offer of a 50 per cent split of everything under the Simpson name has been offered to Joe. That includes the coveted Jessica Simpson Collection, which Joe desperately wanted because that’s the real cash cow…”