Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “New Year’s Eve in L.A., Kind of lame. Isn’t it? You know, in New York, they got the ball dropping, it’s Times Square, like a half a million people. See, out here in L.A., At midnight Britney Spears just passes out and falls off the bar stool. It’s not the same thing. … Did you hear about that? I guess on New Year’s Eve, Britney Spears passed out in a nightclub, had to be carried out. But, her manager says, ‘No, alcohol was not involved.’ He said Britney fell asleep after doing the New Year’s Eve countdown. That’s what they said. Actually, Jessica Simpson also passed out New Year’s Eve after doing the countdown. But not from alcohol. The math was just too exhausting. The ten, then the nine and then the seven. … Actually, you know a great way to tell if you had too much to drink on New Year’s Eve? If Lindsay Lohan tries to take your car keys. That’s when you know.”
Papa Joe Not Happy With Jessica Simpson’s ‘Free’ Partying
January 2, 2007 – A source tells TMZ that Jessica Simpson’s father Joe is furious with the singer/actress for refusing to host a New Year’s Eve party at Pure in Las Vegas for a fee – a job that instead went to Britney Spears. After partying for at various hotspots for free in New York City with John Mayer, Papa Joe voiced his displeasure. Read more.
Jessica Simpson & Tony Romo Gossip Courtesy Papa Joe?
January 1, 2007 – Sources tell The New York Post rumors suggesting Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson were dating were thanks to Jessica’s meddling manager/father Joe Simpson, who “lent her name out to Romo in exchange for game tickets.” Cindi Berger, who is Jessica’s publicist, claimed the suggestion was “totally false” and that Romo, who’s reportedly dating Carrie Underwood, simply mentioned once that he wanted to meet Jessica.