Us Weekly spoke with Jessica Simpson after learning the singer will play Daisy Duke in the big-screen version of ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’. Asked how she landed the role coveted by pop rival Britney Spears, Simpson revealed, “My dad called to tell me [I got the part], and I didn’t know how to react!” As for how she’s preparing, Simpson responded, “I’m going to do so many lunges to make sure I have the best ass ever!”
Jessica Simpson Snubs Socialite
September 16, 2004 – The New York Post reports socialite/entrepreneur Sarah Siegel-Magness – who recently paid big bucks for Jessica Simpson to serenade her husband, Gary Magness, at his 40th-birthday party – was snubbed by Simpson when Siegel-Magness greeted her at the Oscar de la Renta fashion show Monday.
Jessica Simpson Scores Daisy Duke Role
September 14, 2004 – According to ETOnline.com, it has been confirmed that Jessica Simpson will be joining Johnny Knoxville on the set of the ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ film. Jessica will be playing famous buxom blonde, Daisy Duke.
Jessica Simpson Bringing Her Act To Vegas Strip
September 13, 2004 – With Jessica Simpson’s tour not doing well, word is from The Las Vegas Review Journal that a headliner deal is being shopped along the Strip to bring in the singer, a la Celine Dion.
Jessica Simpson Fuming Over Ashlee’s New Video
September 13, 2004 – Is Jessica Simpson upset with her sister Ashlee Simpson’s new video ‘Shadow’, featuring Ashlee wearing a blonde wig portraying a ditzy Jessica? “Jessica was very upset when she finally saw the final cut and asked for the video to be shut off,” a close friend told Groovevolt.com. A source at Sony added, “It’s sickening that she uses her sister when she wants publicity. She doesn’t want to be in the shadow but being in the shadow is what makes her a star.”
The story at Groovevolt.com, including news on Jennifer Lopez and JoJo, has since been removed.