World Entertainment News Network reports that Jessica Simpson is saying the response to her new film ‘Dukes Of Hazzard’ from the Christian group The Resistance and others help explain why she didn’t pursue a career as a Christian singer. “It didn’t really surprise me because I grew up with a lot of that backlash,” Simpson said. “That’s why I didn’t end up going into the Christian music industry. I think that if they’re really good Christians the judgment wouldn’t be there.”
Liberal Talk Show Host Discusses Jessica’s Iraq Comments
July 28, 2005 – Air America talk show host Randi Rhodes spent the first hour of her show on Thursday (July 28) discussing Jessica Simpson’s complaint that her ABC special on her and hubby Nick Lachey’s visit to Iraq was cleaned of the attacks and shellings after “the tapes got mysteriously misplaced.”
Another Hot Day In LA
July 27, 2005 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “Another hot one here today in Los Angeles. I tell you, I was sweatin’ like Jessica Simpson trying to put a CD into her iPod.”
‘Dukes’ Previewed At Robins Air Force Base
July 27, 2005 – Jessica Simpson and her castmates on the new ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ movie gave military families a sneak preview of the upcoming flick. Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott and Simpson hosted a free, advanced screening of the movie for service members and their families at Robins Air Force Base. Coverage of the visit from 13wmaz.com has since been removed.
Jessica Simpson: ABC’s Iraq Special Left Out Attacks, Shelling
July 27, 2005 – ContactMusic.com reports that Jessica Simpson says her visit to Iraq with husband Nick Lachey as part of an ABC special left out harrowing footage to avoid controversy. “It was unbelievable. They didn’t show a lot of what really went on with the enemy attacks and the shelling,” Simpson said. “There was so much stuff that went on and somehow the tapes got mysteriously misplaced. It put everything in perspective for me. It really did teach me the definition of sacrifice. I can’t even fathom being out there right now. I was ready to come home.”
Jessica Simpson Chats With ‘ET’
July 27, 2005 – Jessica Simpson spoke with ‘Entertainment Tonight’ on her marriage to Nick Lachey and the tabloid attention they’ve received, the rumors linking her to Johnny Knoxville, no plans yet for kids, and more. et.tv.yahoo.com has since removed the video.