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Jessica Simpson Biography

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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The Latest Jessica Simpson News

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Blonde Ambition 2007, Review by Christopher Null

Earlier this year, Blonde Ambition made record-breaking headlines. Not for anything good, mind you, but...

Employee Of The Month (2006) 2006, Review by Pete Croatto

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Employee Of The Month 2006, Review by Pete Croatto

Employee of the Month's main character, thirtysomething box boy Zack (Dane Cook), relishes having a...

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The Dukes of Hazzard 2005, Review by David Levine

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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 8 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

8 years 9 months 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 2 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!

7 years 10 months 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 3 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 4 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 1 month ago
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NikkiBratz

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

8 years 9 months 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 7 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 4 months ago
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