Tina and Joe Simpson Step Out Separately After Divorce News

Celebrity News Oct. 29, 2012 AT 10:45AM
Tina Simpson on October 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Tina Simpson on October 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: ADTJ/AKM-GSI

Joe and Tina Simpson are going to be okay.

On Sunday, Jessica and Ashlee Simpson 's mom was photographed out and about in Los Angeles -- the first timeshe's been spotted since she and husband Joe announced their divorce after 35 years of marriage.

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The grandmother to Ashlee's son Bronx, 3, and Jessica's daughter Maxwell, 6 months, looked serene and giggly as she grabbed lunch with pals.

"Papa Joe," meanwhile, hit the links one day earlier -- playing a round a golf with a group friends in Los Angeles, and sporting a close-cropped new haircut.

 Joe Simpson plays a round of golf in Los Angeles, California on October 27, 2012.
Joe Simpson plays a round of golf in Los Angeles, California on October 27, 2012.
Credit: INFphoto.com

Confirming a divorce filing to Us Weekly last Wednesday Oct. 24, a Simpson family rep said, ?It is an amicable split and there is no third party involved.  Any other related allegations are completely false."

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The couple put their family's Encino, Calif. estate on the market last month for $4.3 million.

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54-year-old Joe, longtime manager for both of his daughters, had a challenging summer leading up to the split: He was arrested in August for driving under the influence.

"Joe's arrest shocked his family," a source told Us.

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