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OTRC: Pete Wentz seeks joint custody of son in Ashlee Simpson-Wentz divorce

Ashlee Simpson-Wentz filed for divorce from Pete Wentz, the father of their son Bronx, in February 2011 after more than two years of marriage. Ashlee Simpson-Wentz, the sister of fellow pop singer Jessica Simpson, and Wentz, bassist of the rock band Fall Out Boy, married on May 16, 2008 at her parents' home in Encino, California. Their son was born the following November. (Pictured: Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and son Bronx appear in this Oct. 12, 2010 photo posted on Pete Wentz's Twitter page. / Pete Wentz appears in this April 13, 2009 photo posted on his Twitter page.) (http://twitpic.com/2x2rym / http://twitpic.com/39zuf)

Pete Wentz is asking for joint custody of his and Ashlee Simpson-Wentz's 2-year-old son Bronx Mowgli, a month after she filed for divorce.

Simpson-Wentz, the 26-year-old sister of fellow pop singer Jessica Simpson, and Wentz, the 31-year-old bassist of the rock band Fall Out Boy, married in 2008. In February, she filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split.

She had asked for joint legal custody but also for primary physical custody of Mowgli, with visitation rights for her estranged husband.

Wentz recently responded to her petition and made a formal request for joint legal and physical custody of their son, the television show "Access Hollywood" reported.

The two married on May 16, 2008 at Simpson-Wentz's parents' home in Encino, California. Their son was born the following November.

"Dont forget 2 notice-when i look into the lil dudes eyes & smile, the way he loves. i realize @ashsimpsonwentz is a good moma + so much more," Wentz wrote on his Twitter page on February 7, before her divorce filing.

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