ashlee simpson pete wentz Ashlee Simpson, Pete Wentz share Valentine's day lunch, Kim Kardashian flies soloAshlee Simpson filed divorce papers less than a week before Valentine’s Day, but she reunited with husband Pete Wentz for a Feb. 14th lunch with son, Bronx. The two were spotted at The Beverly Hills Hotel’s Polo Lounge and even left in the same car. Simpson is seeking joint legal custody and primary physical custody of their 2-year-old. [X-17]

Despite being a self proclaimed romantic, Kim Kardashian didn’t celebrate a typical Valentine’s Day this year. She and boyfriend Kris Humphries spent the holiday apart, as Humphries had to work and Kardashian was busy with a Las Vegas club appearance. “We already did our Valentine’s Day,” Kim explains. “Holidays are great, but as long as you set aside that time, whether it’s that actual day or not, I think that’s what makes relationships work.”  [Us Magazine]

“Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro and wife Lisa got a special Valentine’s Day gift this year — a new baby! Carlo Salvatore Valastro was born on Monday evening in Livingston, NJ. The new addition joins three elder siblings: Sofia, 7, Buddy, 6 and Marco, 3. “We feel so blessed to welcome a healthy new baby into our family,” Valastro says. [People]

In other New Jersey news, “Jersey Shore’s” Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has pleaded not guilty to an aggravated assault charge for which he was indicted. The incident occurred while filming the first season of the MTV reality show back in Sept. 2009. Ortiz-Magro was arraigned on Monday and if convicted, faces a potential five years in prison. A status conference has been scheduled for March 7. [ABC News

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