Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz Seek Split from Beverly Hills Home

Ashlee Simpson and Pete WentzPlatinum-selling pop artist Ashlee Simpson and husband Pete Wentz, a bassist for punk-pop band Fall Out Boy, are heading toward splitsville and did as many divorcing couples do: They put their home on the market - and, of course, immediately began hashing out details for custody of their son.

But since Simpson-Wentz, sister to Jessica Simpson, purchased the three-story Mediterranean in 2007 before the 26-year-old had reason to hyphenate her surname, there may be less of a battle over who gets the home sale proceeds. Their Beverly Hills mansion is listed for $3.695 million or it can be rented for $20,000 per month, according to the listing details.

Although this past co-star of 90210 and 7th Heaven married a short while after the purchase, she paid $4.5 million for the mansion, Shelterpop reported last year.

The walled and gated courtyard has a Zen vibe, complete with Buddha statues and a Buddha face mounted to the exterior wall. The living room has a cathedral-beamed ceiling, a fireplace, wide walnut wood planks floors and French doors that lead to the deck. (See photos in our gallery.)



The upstairs master bedroom has dual baths and walk-in closets, a fireplace and private terrace. To boot, it's a distance away from the the other bedrooms, which are on the lower level. Not sure if that means their two-year-old son, Bronx, sleeps farther than a holler away, but the toddler does get his daddy time. Father and son were seen playing on a jungle gym and in a sandbox at nearby park. (Simpson, on the other hand, was seen playing with Wentz' perhaps former bff, Craig Owens.)

The home also has a media room, an art studio, a dance studio, a swimming pool, spa and a two-story guest house.

It is listed by Jory Burton of Sotheby's International, who had the listing the first time the home came on the market early in 2010 for $400,000. It was delisted by May.


See interior photos of the house that Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz are selling.







Sheree R. Curry
, who has owned three homes and sold one after a divorce, is a three-time award-winning journalist who has covered real estate for six years. During her 20-year career, her articles have appeared regularly in the
Wall Street Journal, TV Week, and Fortune. She's been writing for AOL Real Estate since 2009 from a Minneapolis-area rental. She seeks a book publisher -- or at least a lender who'll give a reasonable mortgage rate to a self-employed mom.


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amendagreen

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April 18 2011 at 11:50 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Soldier4God

They Had Better Reduce The Price Of It If They Wanna Profit Anything!

April 15 2011 at 5:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
bartandyc

im pretty sure i never helped those freeks buy a home , what a waste of money

April 15 2011 at 4:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
nooohang

beauiful house!

April 15 2011 at 4:43 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
CollectorsEmporium20

Who the hell cares???

April 15 2011 at 4:05 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Linda

IT IS RIDICULOUS TO SIT AND READ ALL THE NASTY NASTY POSTS BY OBVIOUSLY IMMATURE PEOPLE WHO ONE ....CANNOT EVEN MIND THEIR OWN BUSINESS AND THINK THEY GOT ALL THE ANSWERS, BUT TWO...SEEM TO BE JEALOUS OF WHAT THESE TWO HAVE OR HAD OR SOMETHING AS IT MAKES NO REASON FOR ALL THE HATE TO BE FLOWING ON THESE BOARDS. LOTS OF NORMAL FOLK GET MARRIED AND CANNOT MAKE IT WORK AS WELL..SO REALLY EVERYONE...GET OVER YOURSLEVES AND GET A LIFE. IT IS SAD THEY COULD NOT MAKE IT WORK. OTHER THAN THAT IT IS THEIR BUISNESS. AND THEIRS ONLY. SICK HOW THE MEDIA HAS TO GET A STORY BY TAKING THE FAILURE OF A MARRIAGE AND SMEARING IT ALL OVER THE PLACE.

April 15 2011 at 2:42 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Karine

What a couple of weirdos .. ILooks like WEIRD runs in the family... They should not be allowed ot breed...

April 15 2011 at 2:10 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
Sensible

Why do these celebrities get married in the fist place? Live together, take birth control, and when the arguments start, pack the bags and find a new squeeze. A much simpler way to live. The only unhappy people would be the divorce lawyers.

April 15 2011 at 1:48 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
Hi Barbara Lyn

So much money at such young ages yet total unhappiness. What on earth where they thinking when they got married?

April 15 2011 at 11:15 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
ANGEL EYES

The house should be left to their child and the parents should come to him for visitations. This is so sad that they cannot put the child first and make arrangements in the way they handle their divorce. Would it not make sense to keep the child in the house and let the parents do the switching. This home has probably the only thing that has been his constant his home his roots.

April 15 2011 at 9:18 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply