Us Weekly asked Amanda Bynes if she felt good beating out Britney Spears and Jessica Simpson for the lead in ‘What A Girl Wants’. Bynes said, “I don’t know how good that makes me feel because it’s like, they’re singers. I’m like, well, I’m the only actress in the bunch, so hopefully I would make it!” As for why Christina Aguilera’s perfectly titled hit wasn’t included in the movie, she says, “Because I asked for it not to be, just because, I like Christina a lot and she’s an amazing talent, but I didn’t want that to be what the movie was about.”
Jessica Simpson On How She Entertained The Troops
April 7, 2003 – Jessica Simpson contributed her thoughts on performing for the troops in Bosnia during Thanksgiving 2001, then in Afghanistan in Christmas 2001. Simpson called the Bosnia performance “a life-changing experience. I will never sing ‘God Bless America’ the same way again. I ended every show with that song, and these men and women soldiers were on their feet, in tears. I had chill-bumps from head to toe.” And on the Afghanistan area aircraft carrier performance, she says, “I felt like Marilyn Monroe with all these guys surrounding me as I’m singing and looking out into the ocean.”
Jessica Simpson’s Lovey Manicure
April 6, 2003 – Jessica Simpson spoke with Us Weekly about her marriage with 98 Degrees singer Nick Lachey. “Married life is great,” she declared. Things are going so well, Jess even had her manicurist recently write her hubby’s first name in black script over her pink painted left thumbnail. She said afterwards, “I love it!”, proudly showing off the new artwork.