Looks like one Hollywood couple may be in for a “Supreme” disappointment! Life & Style is hearing a symphony of whispers that Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross’ TV show is headed for the rocks. An inside source hints that the reality show “failed to connect with viewers,” and that it may not be returning for a second season. The worst part, of course, is that all the rumors seem to point back to Jessica Simpson, the “Pieces of Me” singer’s big sister.
According to a guest at Jessica’s Hidden Hills Halloween party, the “With You” singer told guests not to ask Ashlee, 34, and Evan, 30, about the future of E!’s Ashlee + Evan! “Jessica said it was a kind of sore subject at the moment,” the partygoer reveals to Life & Style Magazine. Though the show only premiered in September, just days after the couple officially became a musical duo with the release of their first single, “I Do,” it apparently had trouble holding an audience. “Neither Ashlee nor Evan wanted to talk about it.”
Though Jessica may have been the one to accidentally spill the beans, she’s probably still the best person for Ashlee to talk to right now. After all, the older sister had her own cancelled reality show back in the day. Anyone else remember Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica? But even though her show got three seasons, the 38-year-old mom actually had things a little worse. Not only did Newlyweds get axed, so her marriage did. It was only a few months after the last episode aired that the star and her then-husband, Nick Lachey, announced their split.
So while Ashlee+Evan might not be doing so well as a reality show, the husband and wife still have some good news to celebrate. After all, their Ashlee+Evan EP, which dropped in October, promised a new collab for the couple. And even if their music doesn’t work out, well, at least they’ve got each other, their daughter Jagger, and Ashlee’s son Bronx from her first marriage, right? At the end of the day, family is all that really matters. But yeah, a second season of your TV show would probably be pretty good, too.
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