Simpson Was Scared Of Failure

JESSICA SIMPSON turned down a host of movie roles before accepting a part in the DUKES OF HAZZARD, because she was terrified of messing up.

The multi-talented star was offered a number of prestigious lead roles, but feared failure would ruin her entire career.

She explains, "I had offers. I turned down COYOTE UGLY, A WALK TO REMEMBER and a lot of others. I think that emotionally and mentally I wasn't prepared to take on a different persona.

"I didn't want to carry a movie my first time out. I wanted it to be an ensemble cast where, if it didn't succeed, all the blame wouldn't be on me."

02/08/2005 08:47

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Tags: Jessica Simpson - Dukes Of Hazzard - Coyote Ugly - A Walk To Remember


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