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Pete Wentz Opens Up About Divorce from Ashlee Simpson

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Music, Divorce, Drugs, Meltdowns, Features,

Pete Wentz and current girlfriend Meagan CamperIt's been two years since Ashlee Simpson filed for divorce from Pete Wentz, and the Fall Out Boy bassist is finally talking to the public about the split and the toll it took on him.

The 33 year-old admitted recently to Rolling Stone that his addiction to prescription pills Xanax and Klonopin resumed and he experienced paranoia following the break-up:

"I was probably physically and mentally addicted. It started from insomnia and anxiety from flying, then it spiraled... I felt like a loser already. I'd basically gone from being the guy in Fall Out Boy to being the guy, who, like, hangs out all day. I didn't see how I'd ever come out on the other side... I was scared of everything. I thought there were always people listening to me. Like, I had my house searched for bugs. It was crazy."

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Through therapy and taking care of his son Bronx - whom he has shared custody with Ashlee - he was able to recover from his addictions and mental issues. He has since been dating 24 year-old model Meagan Camper and has returned to working with Fall Out Boy, who have released their first album in five years.



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