"We know there has been a lot of speculation recently about Pete and I and we wanted our fans to be the first to know, because you guys are the best. Yes, we are thrilled to share that we are happily engaged. Thank you for all of your support and well wishes - it means the world to us. We consider this to be a very private matter, but we wanted you to hear it straight from us."
Simpson's father/manager Joe Simpson has also expressed his joy in welcoming Pete Wentz into his family. Simpson and Wentz have been romantically linked since 2006.