Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross Reveal Weird Studio Habits, Spousal Pet Peeves & More

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Ashlee Simpson, 34, has returned to music after 10 years, this time along with her husband (and Diana Ross’ son), Evan Ross, 30. The making of their soulful EP -- I Want You, out Oct. 12 -- was documented on their actuality present, Ashlee + Evan. The set blends Simpson’s pop-punk roots with Ross’ raspy voice -- however they differ on extra than simply their influences.

BIGGEST SPOUSAL PET PEEVE

Evan: “She all the time has a blanket and pillow, takes up the sofa and falls asleep.”
Ashlee: “I really like Crest toothpaste, however he loses the caps!”

GO-TO ACCESSORY

Evan: “My pale black Gunner Foxx hat. It has [my daughter] Jagger’s identify in it.”
Ashlee: “A very good hoop earring. I can put on a sweatshirt and really feel like I acquired spiciness to me.”

REALITY-TV GUILTY PLEASURE

Evan: “I like Vanderpump Rules. I imply, it’s chaos.”
Ashlee: “Southern Charm. It seems like, ‘This can’t be regular.’ ”

FAVORITE DIANA ROSS SONG

Evan: The Land Before Time theme track [“If We Hold On Together”] as a result of she devoted it to us.”
Ashlee: “ ‘Upside Down.’ It makes you wish to put a cool outfit on, dance round and have a Diana Ross second.”

WEIRDEST STUDIO HABIT 

Evan: “I find yourself staying too lengthy, desirous to do issues one million instances, till they’re like, ‘Dude, we are able to transfer on.’ ”
Ashlee: “I pack a giant bag, like I’m touring someplace, with a blanket and socks. I’m a creature of consolation.”

BEST KIDS ACTIVITY

Evan: “Jumping on the trampoline. It’s among the finest issues at our home.”
Ashlee: “I like to take them to attempt new issues. This yr, we’re going snowboarding.”

This article initially appeared within the Oct. 20 difficulty of Billboard.