Ellen DeGeneres popped the “are you going to have a baby?” question to Jessica Simpson and 98 Degrees hubby Nick Lachey when they appeared on her show April 9th. Simpson responded, “Yes, absolutely. We’re still a few years out… It’s been such a fantastic year and there are so many opportunities happening for both of us, that I think we want to pursue those.”
How To Be Diva-licious
April 17, 2004 – Jessica Simpson is making her first appearance at the annual VH1 Divas Concert in Las Vegas on Sunday, and ‘Extra’ just had to ask her husband, 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey, exactly how does one become diva-esque? “The list is too long,” Lachey said. But Jessica responded, “I think I’m going to be the one looking at all the other divas. I’m not going to be the one looked at as a diva.”
Jessica Simpson Goes Double Platinum
April 15, 2004 – Contributed by StilettoSadist:
Jessica Simpson’s ‘In This Skin’ has been certified double platinum by the RIAA. The album saw a 46% boost in sales to 113,000 copies, fueling a 12-4 rebound on Billboard this week. On the Hot 100 Jessica’s ‘Take My Breath Away’ gains 3 spots to No. 31 while ‘With You’ decreases 22-24.
Nick Lachey Chats With Steve And DC
April 13, 2004 – 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey was on the Steve and DC show on Friday (April 9) to preview his variety hour show with wife Jessica Simpson that aired on ABC over the weekend. They talked about their ‘Newlyweds’ reality show, Jessica’s love to shop and Nick’s reputation of being cheap in contrast, his debut solo album ‘Soul-O’, whether her higher album sales cause tension in their marriage, hopes for an album of duets, the ‘Take My Breath Away’ hassles with their separate labels, and more. The 9-minute interview has since been removed from steveanddc.com.
Nick And Jess Win Christmas Installment Of Variety Show
April 13, 2004 – Strong ratings for Jessica Simpson and 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey’s first prime-time variety show special have led to ABC ordering a Christmas installment built around the married couple. The audience for the special, 11.4 million viewers, was larger than the regular telecasts of ‘Alias’, which have averaged 8.1 million viewers in the 9 p.m. slot on Sundays.
Big Audience Greets Nick And Jessica’s Variety Show
April 13, 2004 – More than 11 million viewers tuned in Sunday night to see the new generation’s Sonny and Cher, Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson, debut their brand new variety show on ABC. ‘Access Hollywood’ reporter Tony Potts was with Hollywood’s hottest couple right after they wrapped their first episode of ‘The Nick &; Jessica Variety Hour’ and they revealed that scripted television wasn’t easy. “It was a blast,” the 98 Degrees star said. “But it was a lot of long hours and a lot of hard work putting it together.”
Jessica Simpson’s Diet Update
April 12, 2004 – Jessica Simpson is featured in Us Weekly’s ‘Celebrity Carb Clash’ feature where she reveals hubby Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees and her “were doing the low-carb-at-night diet.” She added, “My diet is better than it’s ever been.”