Jessica Simpson

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Jessica Simpson (born 10.7.1980)

Jessica Simpson is an American singer who became famous in the 1990s. She starred with her then-husband Nick Lachey in a reality show titled Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica.

Jessica Simpson: Childhood

Jessica Simpson was born and raised in Texas. As a child she sang for her Baptist church and at the age of 12, she made it to the final auditions of the Mickey Mouse Club.

Jessica Simpson's younger sister is Ashlee Simpson, the well-known pop singer.

Simpson dropped out of J.J. Pearce High School, aged 16. At 18, she was signed to Columbia Records.

Jessica Simpson: Early Musical Career

The debut single from Jessica Simpson was released in 2000. 'I Wanna Love You Forever' reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100. She toured with the boy band 98 Degrees to promote the subsequent album, Sweet Kisses. Her future husband, Nick Lachey was a member of the band.

Helped by follow-up singles 'Where You Are' and 'I Think I'm In Love With You', the album went double platinum. Columbia's executives decided that, in order to reach the success of the likes of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, Simpson would have to make changes to her sound.

The follow-up album, Irresistible was a collection of more radio-friendly, up-tempo numbers and the lead single, also entitled 'Irresistible' became a hit for Simpson. The song reached number 15 on the Hot 100 and the album debuted at number six in the album chart in the US.

Jessica Simpson: Career development

Jessica's debut movie appearance was in the role of Daisy Duke, for the remake of Dukes Of Hazzard. The film went to the top of the box office rankings in the US on the week of the release and eventually collected $110.5 million. It was less successful outside of the United States.

Simpson recorded a cover of Nancy Sinatra's 'These Boots Are Made For Walkin'' for the soundtrack and won a People's Choice Award for 'Favourite Song From A Movie' in 2006.

Jessica's second film was far less successful. Employee of the Month took $11.8 million on its first weekend. Her third film, Blonde Ambition was released in December 2007. It had a limited theatre release and went straight to DVD the next month.

In a return to her musical endeavours, Simpson left Columbia and signed to Epic Records. Her next album A Public Affair was released in 2006 and went in to the Billboard 200 chart at number five. The video for the single of the same name featured appearances from Eva Longoria, Christina Applegate, Christina Milian and Ryan Seacrest.

In 2006, she performed a tribute to Dolly Parton at the Kennedy Centre Awards. However, she made mistakes in the song and became flustered and tearful. Her performance was cut out of the subsequent CBS broadcast.

Jessica Simpson: Private Life

Jessica Simpson was heavily criticized by 'The Resistance,' a Christian group that objected to her sexualised image of the video for 'These Boots Are Made For Walking.'

Aged 22, Simpson married Nick Lachey in October 2002 and the media made much of the fact that she was a virgin until her wedding night. Whilst married, the pair participated in MTV-screened reality TV show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica. The couple announced that they were separating in November 2005 and Jessica filed for divorce the next month.

The couple sold their mansion to Malcom In the Middle star, Justin Berfield. The home was the one in which they filmed the Newlyweds. series.

Since divorcing Lachey, Simpson began dating John Mayer and attended Christina Aguilera's New Year's Eve party in 2006 but split in May 2007.

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At 34, Jessica Simpson Is Living Her Best Life

11th July 2014 -

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Happy birthday to Jessica Simpson, who is 34 this week! The 30s look good on her, though, and Simpson made sure to show off her look in a celebratory selfie. She posted the picture on...

Jessica Simpson Marries Eric Johnson & Makes $300K Selling Wedding Photos

8th July 2014 -

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People magazine has bought Jessica Simpson's wedding pictures for $300,000, according to reports in a US newspaper. Simpson had joined the likes of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humpries and Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman whose...

Jessica Simpson And Eric Johnson Get Choked Up Over Wedding Vows, Have Cutest Awkward Moment

8th July 2014 -

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Jessica Simpson’s wedding may have been a glamorous, star-studded event, but there’s always room for a little public embarrassment, as we all know from experience. The elder Simpson sister married her beau Eric Johnson on...

Jessica Simpson Marries Former NFL Star Eric Johnson In Big Santa Barbara Bash

7th July 2014 -

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Jessica Simpson is doing the newlywed thing again. This time, the lucky man is NFL player Eric Johnson. He and Simpson tied the knot on Saturday. The wedding took place at the San Isidro ranch...

Jessica Simpson And Eric Johnson Are "Overwhelmed With Complete Happiness" After Tying The Knot

6th July 2014 -

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Jessica Simpson has tied the knot for a second time.The 33 year-old singer walked down the aisle with former NFL player Eric Johnson at San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Saturday (July 5th).The...

Jessica Simpson Weds Former NFL Player Eric Johnson In Southern California Ceremony

6th July 2014 -

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Jessica Simpson and her partner of four years, former NFL player Eric Johnson are now a married couple, after tying the knot yesterday, (July 5th).The ceremony took place in front of 250 guests at the...

Jessica Simpson Weds Eric Johnson In Family Filled California Ceremony

6th July 2014 -

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Jessica Simpson has married Eric Johnson, her partner of four years and father of her two children. The couple tied the knot on Saturday (5th July) in a ceremony at San Ysidro Ranch in Santa...

Jessica Simpson's Sexy Strategy To Hide From The Paparazzi

23rd June 2014 -

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When you have been in the limelight as long as Jessica Simpson has, you learn a trick of two.The 33 year-old star took to Instagram to have some fun while she was in a car...

Jessica Simpson Shows Off New Body In Swimsuit Pics After Dramatic Weight Loss

28th May 2014 -

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Jessica Simpson is very proud of her new figure.The 33 year-old singer wanted to show off her new body after losing a reportedly 60-70 pound by posing in a revealing swimsuit over the Memorial Day...

Lorde, Brad Pitt and Other Celebrities Who Say No To Photoshop

3rd April 2014 -

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One of the reasons that we love Lorde so much is that she defies the usual standards of celebrity. The 17 year old has previously posted photos of herself on her Instagram account with a...

Celebrity Fashion Lines: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

27th March 2014 -

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If they’re not bringing out fragrances, they’re designing complete fashion lines. You just can’t hold those stars down when it comes to sticking their fingers in all the pies, whether they have any discernible skill...

Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears...William Shatner? The Worst Cover Songs Of All Time

18th March 2014 -

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News that Miley Cyrus is set to team up with The Flaming Lips and Andrew from MGMT to record a cover of The Beatles “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” wasn’t exactly received with a...

Jessica Simpson Shows Off Weight Loss In New Weight Watchers Commerical

19th February 2014 -

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Jessica Simpson is someone all body conscience individuals can take inspiration from.The 33 year-old flaunts her much slimmer figure in an ad for Weight Watchers which was posted on the diet company's YouTube channel on...

Jessica Simpson, Channing Tatum Help Odette Annable Find Aunt A Kidney

17th January 2014 -

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Jessica Simpson and Channing Tatum have helped actress Odette Annable find potential kidney donors for her ailing aunt through the power of social networking.The House beauty, who is married to former Brothers & Sisters star...

Fergie & Josh Duhamel Welcome Baby Boy Axl Jack

29th August 2013 -

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Fergie and her husband Josh Duhamel have welcomed Axl Jack Duhamel into the world! The 38-year-old singer gave birth on Thursday 29th August in L.A. Their son is named after the lead singer of Guns...

Jessica Simpson Show 'Fashion Star' Cancelled By NBC: Why?

30th July 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson's show 'Fashion Star,' which saw a group of aspiring designers competing for a chance to have their designs sold in Macys (essentially, the format for every reality show, ever) has been cancelled after...

Plot Twist: Ashlee Simpson Might Be Romancing Diana Ross's Son

4th July 2013 -

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Ashlee Simpson might have a new man in her life and guess what – he’s Diana Ross’s son! The younger Simpson sister was seen locking hands with Evan Ross as the two exited L.A.’s Sunset...

Ace Knute Destined For Football-Playing Future? Jessica Simpson & Eric Johnson Reveal Inspiration Behind Son's Name

1st July 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson and her fiance Eric Johnson have had their second child, with their first son Ace Knute Johnson being born early on Sunday (June 30) at a Los Angeles hospital. As great as the...

King Knute! Jessica Simpson Gives Birth To Baby Boy (With Strange Name)

1st July 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson gave birth to her second child over the weekend, a boy named Ace Knute Johnson, her representative confirmed to Us Weekly. Little Ace Knute (pronounced Ka-nute, like King Kanute) arrived via scheduled C-section...

Jessica Simpson Gives Birth! She & Eric Johnson Have A Boy

1st July 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson is a mother again, as the singer has given birth to her first son, with the baby arriving on Sunday (June 30) via a scheduled C-section at a Los Angeles hospital. Deciding on...

Jessica Simpson Gives Birth To Son Named Ace Knute Johnson!

1st July 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson gave birth to a baby boy named Ace Knute Johnson. She has been in a relationship with NFL player Eric Johnson since 2010. Ace is their second child together; they have a 14-month-old...

Jessica Simpson Stuns In High School Performance Of "The Music And The Mirror" [Video]

1st June 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson might be on extended maternity leave from performing, but she took a chance to remind everyone that she’s still got it and she always has. This week, Simpson tweeted the ultimate #tbt (that’s...

Jessica Simpson Throws 'Tom Sawyer' Themed Baby Shower

18th April 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson celebrated her unborn son at a Tom Sayer-themed baby shower over the weekend. "I'm so excited to have a son," the singer turned fashion designer told People magazine, "He got all these cute...

Baby Maxwell Nearly Upstages Jessica Simpson At Mall

25th March 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson’s baby daughter Maxwell nearly managed to upstage her mom and aunty on Saturday (March 23, 2013), as Jessica made a mall appearance with sister Ashlee Simpson, in Charlotte, NC. Wearing a burgundy maxi...

Contraception? What Contraception? Jessica Simpson Explains How Baby No. 2 Happened

8th March 2013 -

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After her last pregnancy, Jessica Simpson became a spokesperson for Weight Watchers and went public with her struggle to lose weight after having her first child. Now that she’s pregnant again, we wonder what celebrity...

Jessica Simpson Is Having A Boy: But Will She Give Him A Girl's Name?

8th March 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson is having a baby boy. That much we know, following her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday, with a gaffe that seemingly went unnoticed by the host and audience, before Simpson hammered...

Ace News! Jessica Simpson To Name Baby After Jim Carrey Character?

22nd February 2013 -

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Jessica Simpson's baby name is sorted. Done and dusted, according to the guys over at Us Weekly magazine. The singer turned multi-millionaire entrepreneur has apparently decided on 'Ace' for her little bundle of joy currently...

John Mayer has 'very human' relationship with Katy Perry

11th February 2013 -

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John Mayer says his relationship with Katy Perry feels ''very human''.The musician insists his romance with the 'Firework' singer feels totally natural whereas he felt he was part of a celebrity circus with some of...

"I Was a Jerk": John Mayer Admits Treating His Exes Worse Than They Deserved

8th February 2013 -

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John Mayer's roster of ex-girlfriends is quite a list, and having admitted "I was a jerk" to most of them, it's a wonder he's managed to get so many A-List ladies onto his arm. He's...

A Week in News Feat: Affleck Proves Oscars Wrong, Timberlake Is Back and Racy Anna Kendrick!

16th January 2013 -

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In Your Face, Academy! Well, one of the strangest Oscar snubs in recent memory appears to have made the Academy look very silly indeed. Ben Affleck won Best Director at the Golden Globes on Sunday...

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Carolinagirl7314: You have EVERYTHING? Sounds like you have about as much sense as Jessica does. Want some chicken from the sea? Jessica might be attractive, however, she has nothing at all above that. Her movies flop, her concerts dont draw money, she is nothing but a pretty face and tits. Hollywood already has tons of those, and most of them can count to 5. Jessica go work on the farm and get out of Hollywood.

4 years 11 months ago
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zach is hot!

i think jessica simpson is the hottest person alive and im goin 2 c that movie and i dont care wut other ppl think of her ..... and ..did i mention she was hot

9 years 4 days ago
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lise13088

I'm a huge fan of both Jessica and Nick. I have all the Newlyweds DVDs, and I see how much they both loved each other. I'm having a hard time excepting that she's going for a divorce. Has there been any marriage counsling? Marriage is so important, and it's a full-time job. I know that I don't know the true details, but it does seem that they're not trying to work at the problems.

8 years 5 months ago
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zahmadi

I loved Nick and Jess on Newleyweds but even watching the show seemed all FAKE to me. I mean it was a reality show but cameras were around. Imagine how they were when cameras weren't around? So we just all assume "Oh, they seemed happy on the show" But again what do we know when cams weren't around? Noone files for a divorce like its fun & games. Its serious business. Obviously, she wasn't happy enough to even try marriage counseling and work it out. It sux this had to happen because they were like soul-mates but everything happens for a reason and again, we the fans only see whats going on in their lives when cameras are around..DONT FORGET THAT!

8 years 4 weeks ago
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lucky13girl

I think that they both are at fault. Yes, Nick may have cheated but Jessica should have taken care of her man like she was supposed to and maybe he wouldn't have went anywhere else. She never really ever seemed that into him on their reality TV show. C'mon really a girl from Texas that can't cook????? Go figure!!!!!! Nick deserves someone who is going to take care of him, like a REAL lady. She blew it big time.

8 years 6 months ago
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treefrog_86

I am a big Jessica Simpson fan and I honestly don't see anything wrong with a female wanting to look sexy, even if they are a christian. She is very beautiful and talented and if she wants to show it, that does'nt make her a "non-christian". All women want to look beautiful. And I own some of her dessert merchandise and I think it's awesome! If people want to turn it into something sexual, that's their problem, not Jessica's. There is forbidden fruit everywhere, and if teens are going to use Dessert beauty to indulge in sexual activities, then they were bound to have sex anyway. JESSICA SIMPSON RULES!!!!!!!!!!!

8 years 7 months ago
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f**k off .. all of you... every star in hollywood does at least ONE video like jessica simpson and that's ok with you all but if jessica simpson does it,it's not right you are such airheads..I don't understand how you n be alive with such stupid brains!!

8 years 4 months ago
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NikkiBratz

Jessica and Nick are a everyday normal couple that have arguements. People should leave them alone.

9 years 6 days ago
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claudia

ce frumosa te-ai facut....parca semeni cu claudia.....cind....erea....si ea in amsterdam....iar te mariti....pacat.....inteligent baiat......nick......invatati draga....romana.....si euvorbesc olandeza.....engleza.....de ce nu ma suni si pe mine... did you still .....00310617034087,,,,,,,,,m-a urmaresti vezi ca sint in den haag...ma urmareste ....maxima si beatrix.....vezi ca sint in aeroport.....doei.....ciao9.......5999932334447

7 years 10 months ago
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Carolinagirl7314

I think the rude comments about Jessica are horrible! I'm Nick's age & I have everything they have ever made together (video's, cd's & all the Newleyweds DVD's). I hate that their marriage didn't work out. Jessica IS a Christian. Get off of her people! I love how she is! I pray that her & Nick will get back together. He shouldn't have cheated even if it just was a kiss. I'm pulling for Jessica Simpson Lachey ALL the way! Go Jessica!

8 years 7 months ago
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