Report on Ashlee Simpson has signed on to play murderous vixen Roxie Hart in the London run of the musical "Chicago" at last ended weeks of speculation on that matter.
A publicist for the young singer even confirms that Ashlee has begun rehearsals for her role this week.
The deal for Ashlee to star in the play was finalized this past weekend and she will appear onstage in October in London's West End. Speaking on that matter, a source said "Ashlee's a dancer; her background is in dance. She wants to do live theatre."