Looks like Romo has no convenient fall back excuse should he have a repeat of last year's performance. Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo break up Source says Cowboys QB dumped singer on eve of her 29th birthday Tony Romo broke up with Jessica Simpson on Thursday, the night before her 29th birthday, a source close to the pop star tells PEOPLE. "She is heartbroken," says the source. "She loves Tony. But it's been difficult lately. He's busy with his career and she's getting ready to shoot her show ("The Price of Beauty"). They decided to part ways."