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Miley Cyrus, Ricky Martin to perform at the Billboard Music Awards

Miley Cyrus, Ricky Martin to perform at the Billboard Music Awards

LAS VEGAS, May 7 (UPI) -- Miley Cyrus and Ricky Martin have been booked to perform at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards ceremony in Las Vegas, the telecast's producers announced.
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Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross throw engagement party

Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross throw engagement party

March 27 (UPI) -- Ashlee Simpson celebrated her engagement to Evan Ross with a big party Wednesday night.
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Pete Wentz's girlfriend is pregnant with their first child

Pete Wentz's girlfriend is pregnant with their first child

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. rocker Pete Wentz announced via Instagram Monday his girlfriend, model Meagan Camper, is pregnant with their first child.
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross get engaged

Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross get engaged

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Ashlee Simpson confirmed via Twitter Monday she is engaged to actor-musician Evan Ross, the son of pop music star Diana Ross.
Ashlee Simpson engaged to Evan Ross

Ashlee Simpson engaged to Evan Ross

Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The happy couple announced their engagement on Twitter Monday.
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'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

'Hollywood Game Night' to return to NBC Jan. 28

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Julie Bowen, Valerie Bertinelli, Lester Holt, Jason Alexander and Martin Short will be among the stars competing on "Hollywood Game Night," NBC said.
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Pop-punk band Fall Out Boy announces new CD, tour

Pop-punk band Fall Out Boy announces new CD, tour

CHICAGO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Fall Out Boy, a pop-punk band from Illinois, announced it had recorded a new album and would go on tour to support it.
Simpson and Wentz to divorce

Simpson and Wentz to divorce

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. singers Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz confirmed Wednesday they are divorcing after nearly three years of marriage.

Musician Wentz enjoying fatherhood

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz says parenting his infant son Bronx Mowgli has given him a new appreciation for his own upbringing.
Keys to perform with Jay-Z at VMAs

Keys to perform with Jay-Z at VMAs

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Alicia Keys is to join Jay-Z onstage to perform "Empire State of Mind" from his latest CD "The Blueprint 3" at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards in New York.
Simpson-Wentz set for 'Melrose' remake

Simpson-Wentz set for 'Melrose' remake

LOS ANGELES, March 9 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Ashlee Simpson-Wentz has been cast in an upcoming remake of the television series "Melrose Place," The Hollywood Reporter said.

Simpson pumped up by new aunt role

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Jessica Simpson says she is excited to be an aunt after her sister, Ashlee, gave birth to Simpson's first nephew.
Simpson and Wentz name new son Bronx

Simpson and Wentz name new son Bronx

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Ashlee Simpson-Wentz has given birth to a baby boy named Bronx Mowgli Wentz, People.com reported.
Fall Out Boy sets interview record

Fall Out Boy sets interview record

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. pop-punk band Fall Out Boy says it believes it set the Guinness World Record for most radio interviews given in a 24-hour period by two people.
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Pete Wentz attends the Los Angeles premiere of the motion picture sci-fi thriller "Iron Man", at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on April 30, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Pete Wentz (born Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III; June 5, 1979) is an American musician, best known for being the bassist and primary lyricist for the American rock band Fall Out Boy. Since the announcement of Fall Out Boy's indefinite hiatus, Wentz has formed the experimental electropop group Black Cards.

Wentz has also ventured into other non-musical projects, including writing, acting, and fashion; in 2005 he founded a clothing company called Clandestine Industries. He also runs a film production company called Bartskull Films, as well as a bar called Angels & Kings. His philanthropic activities include collaborations with Invisible Children and UNICEF's Tap Project, a fundraising project that helps bring clean drinking water to people worldwide. On May 17, 2008, Wentz married Ashlee Simpson.

Wentz was born Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III, in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. He is the son of Dale, a high school admissions counselor, and Pete Wentz II, an attorney. His parents met while campaigning for now-Vice President Joe Biden in the 1970s.

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