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Ashlee Simpson to Take a Break Post 'Chicago'

January 28, 2010 (10:15 am) GMT
The wife of Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz plans on taking hiatus after finishing her Broadway 'Chicago' to focus on taking care of her son.

is planning a career break when she finishes her stint in the Broadway musical "Chicago" - so she can concentrate on looking after her son. The singer-turned-actress is currently appearing as Roxie Hart in the New York production but she will hang up her dancing shoes next month, in February, to make way for ex- star .

And Simpson is looking forward to her hiatus - so she can spend more time with Bronx Mowgli, her one-year-old son with rocker . She tells Access Hollywood, "We'll see what's next, but I'm gonna have some mommy time and take a little break."

"I've had a blast here doing 'Chicago'. It's been wonderful and to be on stage in Broadway, that was always a dream of mine, so it's been great. I've got two weeks left and I've really enjoyed it and I'm ready to get back home."

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