Chris August checked in with fans on his blog at MySpace (@chrisaugustmusic) on Friday (August 4) after his tour opening for Ashlee Simpson wrapped up. “First I want to thank Ashlee for letting me open on the tour with her and play keyboards in her band,” August writes. “It is something I will never forget and always appreciate. Thank you Ashlee! Most importantly, I want to thank YOU for coming to the concerts, listening and opening your hearts to me and my music. I am truly humbled and overwhelmed by your response to the concerts and your comments and messages on MySpace. I met many of you whom I will NEVER forget.”
Simpson Sisters Distance Themselves From Papa Joe
An insider tells Us Weekly Jessica and Ashlee Simpson are fed up with their father Joe after the former Baptist minister told stories at an MTV meeting of helping Jessica to fit for her first bra. “It creeps everyone out,” the source said. “And he thinks he knows what he’s doing, and that he’s doing the best for his kids.”
Papa Joe’s control over his two daughters has increasingly been on the decline. “Back in the day, if Joe wanted Jess anywhere he’d just order her to come – but that clearly isn’t the case now,” the source added.
Ashlee Simpson On The Cover Of Marie Clare
Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “Ashlee Simpson is on the cover of Marie Clare magazine, where she talked about how important it is to appreciate one’s body for what it is. Yeah, at least I think it’s Ashlee. It was hard to tell with the new nose, the hair, and the…”
Ashlee Simpson Doing Excellent At Hyde
Ashlee Simpson was videotaped outside the popular Hollywood hotspot Hyde on Monday night (July 31). Ashlee, arriving with pals, gave the cameras the “thumbs up” and when asked how she was doing she replied, “I’m doing excellent.”
Footage from TMZ.com has since been removed.