It may make for good gossip, but a report from the New York Post’s Page Six today claiming that Joe Simpson has been pitching a concept album featuring his daughter Ashlee singing Michael Jackson covers is categorically untrue.
Ashlee Simpson’s publicist Rhett Usry tells EW: “The [rumors] are completely not true…Honestly I don’t know where they’re from. This completely fabricated story is very disrespectful to Michael Jackson at a time like this, regardless of whose name you’re putting it to. Furthermore, she’s in the middle of shooting Melrose Place.“
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