Star magazine reports execs at MTV are working overtime to figure out how their new reality show starring Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees and Jessica Simpson more exciting. The pair aren’t nearly as amusing as the Osbournes, and crew members practically dozed off while filming the two singers. MTV tried to spice the show up by sending the newlyweds camping in Yosemite, and they’re trying to figure out more outings to get the out of the house.
Rick Dees Chats With Nick Lachey
June 13, 2003 – Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees came by the Dees Studio to talk about his new reality show on MTV. Much like The Osbournes, cameras are following Nick and his wife, Jessica Simpson, all day long. Lachey also talked about his new solo album. Audio has since been removed.
‘Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica’ Previewed
June 9, 2003 – Entertainment Weekly caught up with Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees and his wife Jessica Simpson to talk about their new reality series ‘Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica’, premiering August 4th on MTV. While it will be a sitcom-style broadcast, Nick admits, “We can’t try to be the Osbournes.” Jessica is frank about why the couple signed up for the show. “It’s good for record sales,” she admits. But does the squeaky-clean singer worrying about swearing on TV? “If a cussword flies out, a cussword flies out,” Simpson said.
Nick Lachey And Jessica Simpson Debate MTV Movie Awards
May 20, 2003 – Just because celebrities are married doesn’t mean they agree on their Movie Awards. MTV.com asked newly married pop stars Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees and Jessica Simpson to duke it out over their favorite films. Jess was a big fan of Reese Witherspoon on ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, while Nick enjoyed Leonardo DiCaprio in ‘Catch Me If You Can’.