Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, “Hey, Kev. You know what Nick Lachey did this weekend? Not Jessica. … I guess you heard. Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey are getting a divorce. Yeah. That’s sad. Well, it is sad. They’re both nice people. But apparently there was some deception in the marriage. Apparently Nick came home early one day and caught Jessica reading. You think you know a person.”
Split Was Last Minute Decision For Nick & Jessica
November 29, 2005 – Us Weekly’s Dina Sansing tells ‘Extra’ that Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson’s separation came at the last minute, the night before Thanksgiving. “It’s not easy for your relationship to thrive when everyone’s suggesting maybe someone else is involved,” Sansing said.
Joe Simpson Ruins Thanksgiving For Infotainment Shows
November 26, 2005 – Entertainment shows like ‘Entertainment Tonight’, ‘The Insider’, ‘Access Hollywood’ and ‘Extra!’ weren’t happy with Joe Simpson for releasing news that his daughter Jessica Simpson and hubby Nick Lachey had split after a 10 p.m. Wednesday night announcement. All the shows had pre-taped their Thanksgiving day program, and had to rush in to work on the holiday. “They got their holidays, but we didn’t,” one staffer complained to The New York Post. “They couldn’t have waited one day? This was so calculated.”
Us Weekly’s Sansing On Nick & Jessica’s Split
November 26, 2005 – Us Weekly’s Dana Sansing tells ‘Extra’ that despite all the headlines, there is no evidence of a third person involved in Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey’s split. Instead, she said that career pressure and time apart are to blame. “They really both wanted to make this work,” Sansing said. Nick also had trouble matching the success of his wife professionally. “It couldn’t have been easy for Nick to see his wife making $35 million where he was making a lot less money,” Sansing added.