In Touch reports that a website is claiming to have 45 minutes of ‘XXX-unedited footage’ of Jessica Simpson and her husband Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees having sex after getting into an argument. The site says it was culled from unedited footage of the couple’s hit MTV reality show, ‘Newlyweds,’ using cameras triggered whenever there was movement in the bedroom. Simpson’s publicist tells the magazine the tape is a complete hoax. “It is not them, and lawyers are getting involved,” the flack insisted.
ABC Grooming Nick And Jess Into Sonny And Cher
January 16, 2004 – The New York Daily News reports Jessica Simpson and her husband Nick Lachey have signed to do a variety special that will air on ABC later this season, as the network hopes to turn the couple into the new Sonny and Cher. “They do have a nice yin and yang to them, which, I think, is what you need for co-hosts of a variety show,” ABC Entertainment president Susan Lyne said of the Lacheys. “They are also multi-talented. They can do comedy. They’re great singers. And I think they can attract some interesting guests.”
Nick Lachey And Jessica Simpson Hosting SNL
January 14, 2004 – 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey will be on TV with wife Jessica Simpson. They will be co-hosting Saturday Night Live this Saturday (January 17th).
Nick Lachey On ‘American Dreams’
January 13, 2004 – 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey will be a guest star on ‘American Dreams’ on March 14th. He will be playing the part of Tom Jones and will be singing, ‘It’s Not Unusual’ during one of the show’s ‘American Bandstand’ segments.
Nick Lachey’s Official Forum Closed Indefinitely
January 9, 2004 – Nick Lachey’s official forum was shut down on Monday (January 5). The forum administrator wrote: “Due to abuse of the board we are closing it indefinitely. Thanks and sorry go out to all the fans that made this board a great community while it was up.”
Nick Lachey And Jessica Simpson Host Saturday Night Live
January 6, 2004 – Contributed anonymously:
According to RockOnTv.com, Jessica Simpson and her husband Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees will host Saturday Night Live on January 17th. Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey are the first married couple to host SNL in ten years (Alec Baldwin & Kim Basinger hosted in 1994).
Nick Lachey & Jessica Simpson Treated Like A-Listers In Miami
January 3, 2004 – The New York Post reports that while taking a break from rehearsing for their Orange Bowl halftime performance on New Year’s Eve in Miami, 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey and wife Jessica Simpson were given a police escort via ambulance to a party at Opium Garden. Once their, the reality show couple enjoyed a midnight toast with celebrities such as Janet Jackson, the Wayans brothers, Derek Jeter, Jamie Foxx Adrien Brody, and Jennifer Capriati.
Nick And Jess Perform At Orange Bowl Halftime Show
January 2, 2004 – 98 Degrees star Nick Lachey and his wife Jessica Simpson performed at halftime of the Orange Bowl game in Miami between the Miami Hurricanes and the Florida State Seminoles on Thursday (January 1). Nick performed a portion of ‘This I Swear’ and was loudly booed, while Jessica performed a portion of ‘With You’ and was given the loudest cheer. Roselyn Sanchez also performed.