Star magazine reports that Nick Lachey’s recent hook-up with ‘Total Request Live’ co-host Vanessa Minnillo has been especially tough on his ex-wife Jessica Simpson, who became friends with Minnillo after meeting at MTV in 2003. Minnillo regularly invited her to “girls’ nights out” and dinners. A source revealed that “when Jess and Nick were falling apart, Jess confided to Vanessa,” and Minnillo urged her to leave the former 98 Degrees singer.
Nick And Vanessa Keep Their Distance At Gift Lounge
June 21, 2006 – The New York Daily News reports that when Nick Lachey and ‘Total Request Live’ co-host Vanessa Minnillo hit the swag suite at Canada’s MuchMusic Video Awards, they kept their distance. “It was like they didn’t even know each other,” a spy revealed. “Nick didn’t want to come into the gift lounge unless his whole band could shop, too.” It was quite a payoff for the band, with each bag containing $20k in goodies. Meanwhile, across the room, “at the Glam jewelry station, she said out of nowhere, ‘Nick and I have the same birthday'”, November 9th, “and then she basically said, ‘It’s either going to be great for us or it’s going to be a total disaster.'”
Vanessa Joins Nick In Toronto
June 18, 2006 – Sources confirm to PerezHilton.com that ‘Total Request Live’ co-host Vanessa Minnillo has joined Nick Lachey in Toronto, where the former 98 Degrees singer is scheduled to perform at tonight’s MuchMusic Video Awards.
Jessica Turns Down Nick
June 17, 2006 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Friday night, “Some showbiz gossip. Life & Style weekly says that Nick Lachey tried to reconcile with Jessica Simpson by offering to charter a jet and fly them to Hawaii together. But she turned him down. Yeah, she said she doesn’t want to leave the country.”
Ken Paves Talks About Friendship With Jessica Simpson
June 15, 2006 – What started as a client-clientele friendship nearly a decade ago has blossomed into a tremendously strong bond and friendship between Jessica Simpson and hairstylist Ken Paves. “After 8 years, we’re incredibly great friends,” Paves revealed to ‘Extra’ correspondent Dayna Devon. Asked what the favorite look he created for the singer, Paves said, “My favorite look that I’ve created of all time is actually the 2003 Video Music Awards for Jessica. It was just after ‘The Newlyweds’ had started, and she and I both wanted to make a statement.”
Low Scoring In World Cup
June 14, 2006 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “Today Switzerland and France battled to a zero-zero tie. Gee, I can’t imagine why this sport hasn’t caught on in America. I haven’t seen scoring this low since Jessica Simpson was on ‘Jeopardy’.”