Celebrities are seen walking the red carpet as they arrive at Operation Smile's 8th Annual Smile Gala at the Beverly Hilton In Beverly Hills. Singer Jessica Simpson and her family were presented with the Operation Smile Founders Circle Award in honor of their dedication to improving the lives of chrildren throughout the world who suffer from facial deformities. (Source: FlynetPictures.com) more pics »
Tina, Jessica, and Joe Simpson (FlynetPictures.com)
It's the end of the road for Joe
and Tina Simpson
, Jessica and Ashlee Simpson's parents. The couple announced their plans to end their marriage through a statement via their family rep.
It read (via Us Weekly
): "Tina and Joe Simpson have filed for divorce. It is an amicable split and there is no third party involved. Any other related allegations are completely false. The family appreciates your respect for their privacy at this time."
Tina filed papers in Texas on September 24, and, according to docs, "The marriage has become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities."
The two were married in 1978 and are parents to Ashlee and Jessica. According to divorce rules in the county in Texas where paperwork was filed, there are strict rules about how the parties are to act in the split. There is to be no cursing at each other, harassing over the phone, or physically attacking each other, or else they could be found in contempt of court. So, looks l like these two will have to play nice! So far, no comment on the divorce from Jessica or Ashlee, who went through her own divorce a while back.
See more Tina and Joe Simpson pics here:Celebrities at Operation Smile's 8th Annual Smile Gala, Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA. (FlynetPictures.com)more pics »Singer Jessica Simpson, (C) mother, Tina Simpson (2-R) and father, Joe Simpson (R) arrive at Operation Smile's 8th Annual Smile Gala at the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel on October 2, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images)more pics »Designer Jessica Simpson, Tina Simpson and Joe Simpson sit front row at the Jessica Simpson swimwear fashion show during 'Mercedes Benz Fashion Week: Miami Swim' in the Cabana Grande tent at the Raleigh Hotel on July 14, 2007 in Miami Beach. (Getty Images)more pics »LA Premiere of "Employee of the Month".Mann's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, CA.September 19, 2006. (Bauer Griffin)more pics »Ashlee Simpson celebrates the release of her debut album "Autobiography". Concorde, Hollywood, CA. July 23, 2004.Ashlee Simpson with her parents Joe and Tina Simpson. (Bauer Griffin)more pics »