Ashlee Simpson’s band bassist Zach Kennedy left a message on AshleeSimpson.net announcing a new member to the band, Lucy Walsh, who plays keyboards and sings back-up vocals. Kennedy writes, “She is an amazing musician that really fills out the sound of the band.” He also commented on Ashlee’s upcoming tour. “So I can’t express enough how excited we are for the next year,” he said. “Our first headlining tour! To everyone who has or will purchase tickets, thank you for your support and we can’t wait to rock out with you.”
Gwen Stefani & Ashlee Simpson Performing At Orange Bowl
The FedEx Orange Bowl 2005 National Championship Halftime Show features No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani and Ashlee Simpson in the extravaganza “Orange Bowl Championship Jams”. Joining the artists as part of the choreography are 3,000 dancers, with over 1,000 youth participants hailing from local South Florida dance studios. The game pits the University of Southern California Trojans against the University of Oklahoma Sooners and takes place Tuesday (January 4) on ABC. Check out more details at OrangeBowl.org.
Nick And Jessica Take The Heat Off Ashlee
Us Weekly quotes 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey making light of sister-in-law Ashlee Simpson’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ lip-synching fiasco and speculation about his marriage to Jessica Simpson saying: “We felt horrible because it was so unfair. And so, really, we decided to create a little marriage scandal to take the heat off her.”