Ryan Cabrera, who dated Ashlee Simpson from 2004 to 2005, spoke with UsMagazine.com about news the pop star announced her engagement to Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz on Wednesday. “I like him a lot – I think they’re really good together,” Cabrera remarked. “I met him a couple times, and he was really nice and intelligent, so I was like, ‘Very cool, go for it!'” Ryan added that he and Ashlee remain “friendly” since their split.
Ashlee Simpson And Pete Wentz Are Engaged
Ashlee Simpson and Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz issued a statement on Friendsorenemies.com announcing that they are engaged, confirming some of the speculation that has been making the rounds. They write:
We know there has been a lot of speculation recently about Pete and I and we wanted our fans to be the first to know, because you guys are the best. Yes, we are thrilled to share that we are happily engaged. Thank you for all of your support and well wishes – it means the world to us. We consider this to be a very private matter, and we wanted to be the first to tell you and to hear it straight from us.
– Ashlee and Pete