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Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson baby update

A celebrity gossip junky, Caroline Goddard has been writing entertainment news for longer than the world has known Kim Kardashian's name. Follow her on Twitter at @GoddardCaroline.

It's a girl!

Rockers Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson are expecting a girl this fall, according to a source close to the couple.

It's a girl!"Ashlee and Pete are on cloud nine," the insider told Star for its latest issue."The doctor told them they actually conceived the baby just before Valentine's Day while they were on vacation and has given them an initial due date of October 31. When Pete heard he might have his baby on Halloween, he went nuts. For an emo-rocker type like Pete, that would be just too perfect!"Pete and Ashlee officially announced the pregnancy after weeks of speculation in a joint blog post, writing, "While many have speculated about this, we wanted to wait until after the first trimester to officially confirm that we are expecting our first child. This is truly the most joyous time in our lives and we are excited to share the happy news and start our family."The couple married on May 17, 2008 in an intimate Encino, California ceremony.At right: Ashlee Simpson (with baby bump) and Pete Wentz are seen out for lunch at Cafe Med on July 15, 2008. Photo: Splash News

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