The rumor-plagued couple leave for a vacation – together. Plus: Ashlee Simpson, Halle Berry and more


Ashlee Simpson is all smiles Thursday upon arriving at her New York City hotel. The singer is in town rehearsing for her Oct. 8 performance on Saturday Night Live – her first since her lip-synching snafu last year. "I'm excited," she tells PEOPLE. "I've been waiting to go back."