“I am extremely, extremely happy for him,” the singer-actress, 30, told Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS-FM radio show Thursday. “I couldn’t be more happy for Nick.”
Simpson dismissed rumors that she wasn’t thrilled to hear that Lachey, 37, got engaged this month to girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo, 30.
“I don’t know where all those rumors came from,” she said. “My mom actually called me and told me that everybody was saying that I was ‘saddened.’ And I was just in complete shock.”
She added: “You know, our relationship was over a really long time ago, so it would be nice if everybody could move on with us.”
And there went the price of the cocoa bean. Thanks, Jessica Simpson. There really hasn’t been enough financial collapse lately. For your next trick could you announce you’re vegetarian? I’ve always wanted to see what it would like if the entire cattle industry went out back and shot itself in the face.