Carson Daly joked during his ‘Last Call’ monologue on Wednesday night, “Jessica Simpson — this is a nice story — apparently, she’s going to be turning to Christianity to help her get through the pain of her divorce with Nick Lachey, which is good for her and great for us. Anything that keeps her from making music.”
Stars React To The New Investigation Into Payola
February 9, 2006 – ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross spoke with musicians at Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy party on Tuesday night about the payola scandal again hitting the music industry after New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer’s two-year probe. Jessica Simpson’s father Joe, responding to court documents showing his daughter benefited from the pay-for-play schemes, said, “All I know is we worked really hard to get the record on and it was as honest as I could be. So whatever happened above us, you know I have no answer for.” Read more.
Jessica Simpson’s Blackberry Obsession
February 6, 2006 – TMZ reports that when Jessica Simpson was partying with pals at The Lodge in West Hollywood the other night, she spent the entire night communicating with a mystery person on her Blackberry.
Trace Ayala ‘Is Just A Silly Friend’ Of Jessica Simpson
February 6, 2006 – A friend of Jessica Simpson tells Us Weekly not to believe stories that the ‘Dukes’ star is hot for Justin Timberlake’s best friend Trace Ayala. “Trace is just a silly friend they hang out with,” said the insider. “She is not with him.” As for other reports linking her to actors Josh Lucas or Jude Law, or Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine, an insider insisted, “She thinks the attention is flattering, but she is not hooking up with any of them. She won’t be with a man for a long time. She’s just not ready for that.”
Jessica Simpson And Mystery Man Leaving Club LAX
February 6, 2006 – Jessica Simpson was videotaped leaving club LAX in in Hollywood, California the other night with a mystery man. The pair were intensely looking at something in his lap before Simpson drove off in a Range Rover SUV. Lulop.com has since removed video footage.
Jessica Simpson Out At The Roosevelt Hotel
February 2, 2006 – Jessica Simpson doesn’t seem to have wasted much time getting over her failed marriage to Nick Lachey. TMZ.com has video (since removed) of the singer outside the Roosevelt Hotel on Tuesday (January 31).
Jessica Simpson Swears Off Sex
February 1, 2006 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Tuesday night, “According to the National Enquirer, Jessica Simpson has sworn off sex for a year, a full year, to concentrate on her career. And a kind of embarrassing moment when they asked her if she was quitting cold turkey, she said, ‘No, no, I’m just giving up sex’.”