Jessica Simpson's parents are officially single and free to mingle ... their divorce is final ... TMZ has learned.The judge's final touches end a 34-year marriage ... as for why the marriage fell… READ MORE >
Joseph Truett Simpson (born February 17, 1958) is an American television personality, producer, and the manager of his daughters, singers Jessica Simpson and Ashlee Simpson, and Ryan Cabrera. and runs a record label, Papa Joe Records. He appeared frequently on the reality television shows of both his daughters, Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica and The Ashlee Simpson Show. Simpson was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Curtis T. Simpson and Joyce Alice Adams. He married his wife Tina on August 19, 1978, when he was 20 and when she was 18. They have two daughters, Jessica and Ashlee. Prior to working as a full-time manager, he served as a Baptist minister at the Heights Baptist Church in Richardson, Texas. The song "(Antichrist Television Blues)" on Arcade Fire's 2007 album Neon Bible is reportedly about Joe Simpson, though bandmembers have not confirmed that association. As of September 2007, Simpson is producing a television show called Women's Murder Club for the ABC network in the U.S. He has numerous projects currently in development with his company Papa Joe Film and Television. As of 2009 he is currently managing 20 year old Calvin Goldspink from British band S club juniors (8).
Just days after news broke of the demise of his marriage, Jessica and Ashlee Simpson's newly single father Joe Simpson was spotted out in L.A. on Thursday sporting a much more, er, youthful look.… READ MORE >