XXX Sex Pics Have Nick And Vanessa’s Lawyer Scrambling

The latest Life & Style features Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo engaged a heavy make out session in a jacuzzi at a private resort in Mexico without clothing, but TMZ hears the couple were also videotaped having hardcore sex in the tub. High-powered Hollywood attorney Marty Singer has sent a letter to the weekly mags, warning them that should they publish the explicit footage, they’ll be sued. Read more.

Vanessa Minnillo’s Vocal Talents Are ‘Running On Empty’

May 13, 2007 – The New York Daily News reports that when Vanessa Minnillo got on stage to introduce Jackson Browne on Thursday night at the Event to Prevent show, she gave a pitchy rendition of ‘Running on Empty’ as her boyfriend Nick Lachey looked on. “As you can hear, I’m not getting a recording contract any time soon,” she told the crowd. “I was singing [‘Running on Empty’] in the car on the way over, and Nick told me to stop [singing] and leave it to the man himself.”

Nick Lachey Ready To Rumble In Kentucky

May 11, 2007 – Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo had a run-in on Friday night at a pre-Kentucky derby party. The couple were making their way through the party at Club Felt, led by Nick’s bodyguard, when Nick’s arm was yanked, causing Vanessa to fall down. The man responsible was cuffed by police, while Vanessa attempted to calm her angry boyfriend down. They declined to press charges against the man. Read more and check out a picture of Nick looking pissed at TMZ.

Lachey Understanding Of Minnillo’s Party Girl Past

Vanessa Minnillo’s pictures with Lindsay Lohan taken last year and leaked to News of the World has the former ‘TRL’ and ‘ET’ reporter on the cover of the new issue of Us Weekly, as they probe whether the images will hurt her relationship with Nick Lachey. “Vanessa used to be a completely crazy, wild girl,” a Minnillo pal admitted. “She’d be the girl that would jump on the tables at every nightclub.” But look for the former 98 Degrees star to stand by his woman. “Nick knew when they got together that she had a party-girl past,” a source close to the couple said. “But the past is the past.”

Nick Lachey Gets A Ticket

April 21, 2007 – Nick Lachey got a ticket from a cop in the San Fernando Valley on Wednesday (April 18). The former 98 Degrees singer pointed to the photographer, perhaps trying to explain his infraction.

Divorce Joke Rubs Nick Lachey The Wrong Way

April 19, 2007 – The New York Daily News reports Nick Lachey was not amused at Tom Arnold’s attempt at humor when the pair were auctioning a Ferrari for the Dance to Erase MS benefit in Century City on Friday night. “This is a great car – I have one of these,” Lachey said. Arnold then joked, “When did you get one – in the divorce settlement?” Lachey then remarked, “No, since the divorce settlement.”

Vanessa Minnillo Moving In With Nick Lachey?

April 18, 2007 – The New York Daily News hears that things are getting serious between Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey, with the ‘Total Request Live’ co-host moving into the former 98 Degrees star’s house in Beverly Hills. Minnillo reportedly is trying to become an actress and focus on gigs in Los Angeles, a move that could put her job as New York correspondent for ‘Entertainment Tonight’ in peril.

Nick & Vanessa Baby Store Visit Spark Pregnancy Rumors

March 27, 2007 – Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo were spotted purchasing some items from the chic Beverly Hills baby store Petit Tresor over the weekend, with the ‘TRL’ star sporting a loose fitting top. Check out pictures from X17.

Vanessa Minnillo Regrets Knife Pictures With Lindsay Lohan reports that the photos featuring Vanessa Minnillo and Lindsay Lohan, where the two were holding knives at each other last June, came about after Minnillo “got caught up in the moment and thought it would be fun,” according to a source. But Nick Lachey’s girlfriend regrets the action which took place a few weeks after she began dating the former 98 Degrees star. “It was stupid and she regrets it,” the source added. “They were only fooling around.”

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Lindsay’s Dad Upset About Her 21st Birthday Party Plans

Lindsay Lohan’s father Michael tells In Touch magazine he’s not happy about Lindsay’s plans to go ahead with her 21st birthday bash at Pure in Las Vegas next month. “If Lindsay heads to Vegas for a big party when she’s released from Promises, it has disaster written all over it,” he explained. “Why would you put someone who’s just gotten out of a 30-day rehab program into a situation like that?” He added, “I understand turning 21 is a big deal. But she can always celebrate her birthday at another time or in another way.”

Lindsay Lohan Ignoring Advice To Cancel 21st Birthday Bash

‘Access Hollywood’ has learned that while Lindsay Lohan’s advisors are urging her to cancel her 21st birthday bash at Pure in Las Vegas, the Promises resident still wants to hold the event coincide with her July 2nd birthday. Additionally, while she is reportedly doing well in rehab, sources tell ‘Access’ that Lindsay’s friends are sensing the actress doesn’t want to be there.

Nick Lachey & Vanessa Minnillo Spared From Viewing ‘Employee Of The Month’

Mike Walker of the National Enquirer reports that when Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo recently took a flight from New York to Los Angeles, the couple snuggled together in first class and heard the flight attendance cheerily announce: “Today’s inflight movie will be ‘Employee of the Month’… starring Jessica Simpson.” After noticing Nick and Vanessa furiously whispering back and forth, the attendants huddled in the plane’s galley for an emergency meeting. Moments later, one announced, “Ladies and gentlemen, due to technical difficulties with our in-flight movie, we will instead be showing ‘Bandidas’ – starring Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek!”

Vanessa Minnillo Looking For A Record Deal

February 28, 2007 – In Touch magazine reports ‘TRL’ and ‘ET’ personality Vanessa Minnillo wants to record an album. “Vanessa has always loved entertaining, and making a record would be a dream come true,” a friend of Minnillo and her boyfriend Nick Lachey told the tab. “Now she’s asking Nick to help her get started.” Since then, Minnillo hired a vocal coach and Lachey introduced her to some industry honchos at Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy party.

‘The Notebook’ Convinces Jessica To Dump Nick

February 15, 2007 – Carson Daly joked during his ‘Last Call’ monologue on Tuesday night, “Well, Jessica Simpson said that she decided to leave Nick Lachey after seeing the movie ‘The Notebook’. That’s kind of weird. Also, after seeing the movie ‘Shrek’, she decided to get her own talking donkey. Jessica Simpson is still an idiot. She is. She is. She’s still an idiot. Still? Okay. Still an idiot. By the way, I think we explained that joke just for Jessica Simpson. She’s the only one that didn’t get it. ‘Oh, I get it.’ She’s at home going, ‘I am. I’m still an idiot.'”

Clive Davis’ Annual Pre-Grammy Bash Gossip

February 12, 2007 – The New York Post reports Nick Lachey spent the night trying to avoid his ex-father-in-law, Joe Simpson, at Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy bash at the Beverly Hills Hilton Saturday night. Papa Joe was there escorting his daughter Ashlee Simpson. “Ashlee was flirting with JC Chasez,” a spy explained, “but it’s creepy how the dad is always around.” Read more, including news on why former *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake was a no-show, here.

Nick Lachey Strays?

February 11, 2007 – Nick Lachey was spotted outside Sideways and Teddy’s. The singer was joined by a mystery woman, with claims that they kissed and video of the pair linking arms. Later, Nick left Teddy’s and headed to the Intercontinental Hotel, where he picked up girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo. Pictures and video from have since been removed.

JT-TV Launch Presented By Verizon Wireless & Justin Timberlake

JC Chasez, Kevin Federline, Nick Lachey, Vanessa Minnillo, Timbaland, Paris Hilton, Nelly Furtado, the Black Eyed Peas, and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs attended the Justin Timberlake performance celebrating JT-TV presented by Verizon Wireless & Rolling Stone magazine held at Avalon on Friday (February 9) in Hollywood, California. JT-TV is Justin Timberlake’s new mobile channel on V CAST from Verizon Wireless. Watch footage from X17 below the cut. Check out pictures from GettyImages (arrivals / inside), FilmMagic, and RexFeatures. (more…)

Nick Lachey’s Quick Rebound Hurt Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson 'A Public Affair'

‘Scarborough Country’ host Joe Scarborough spoke with Star magazine’s David Caplan and In Touch Weekly’s Kim Serafin about Jessica Simpson being upset after ex-hubby Nick Lachey began dating other women only weeks after their split.

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Nick Catches Heat From Vanessa After Cozying Up With Blonde

February 3, 2007 – TMZ reports Vanessa Minnillo went off on boyfriend Nick Lachey after the former 98 Degrees star was seen with a Jessica Simpson lookalike sitting in his lap. But a source close to the couple said, “Every couple has their spats, they’re not going to break up over it.” Read more.

Nick Lachey As King Of Popworld

January 24, 2007 – spoke with Nick Lachey in a Q&A where the former 98 Degrees star is cast as the King of Popworld, and what would be the first thing he’d change. “I would immediately stop all illegal downloading,” Lachey said. “I think the whole business in general has a lot of problems with that. I do think the Internet is a good thing for music, but as King of Popworld, I would find a better way to integrate the business into the internet.”

Nick Lachey Visits ‘Popworld’

January 21, 2007 – Nick Lachey was on ‘Popworld’ on Saturday (January 20) to answer “The Big Ones” from hosts Alex Zane and Alexa Chung. Among the questions – why he turned down a threesome, a mime describing his new album, and gargling the chorus of ‘What’s Left Of Me’.

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Spring Wedding For Nick Lachey & Vanessa Minnillo

January 19, 2007 – A friend of Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo tells the National Enquirer the former 98 Degrees star has proposed to the ‘Total Request Live’ co-host and a marriage this spring is planned. “They’re moving forward with plans for an April wedding,” the tipster revealed. “Since they both love Baja, Mexico, it will probably happen south of the border, where they first fell in love.”

Vanessa Minnillo Keeping A Tight Leash On Nick Lachey

January 13, 2007 – The New York Post reports Vanessa Minnillo “was enraged” after a group of models tried to introduce themselves and take photos with Nick Lachey. at Retox Rock Bar on Tuesday night, according to an onlooker. “She told security to move the models back,” the source added. The ‘TRL’ co-host’s rep Leslie Sloane Zelnik insisted, “This account is incorrect. Vanessa has no insecurities about her relationship.”

Nick Lachey On His New Year’s Kiss

January 8, 2007 – ‘Extra’ spoke with Nick Lachey, who spoke about his very public and televised make-out session with girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo on MTV. “It’s New Year’s Eve, it’s midnight, you want to kiss your girlfriend,” Nick said. “We never made it a secret of the fact that we’re together.”

Nick Lachey Not Happy With Vanessa Minnillo’s Antics

The New York Daily News reports Nick Lachey enjoyed a seductive lap dance from ‘TRL’ host Vanessa Minnillo at Marquee after celebrating the new year on MTV, but later stumbled and fell out the back entrance of the club. Lachey didn’t consume nearly as much booze as Minnillo, and a witness said the former 98 Degrees star was visibly annoyed with her behavior.

Celebs’ New Year’s Eve

January 3, 2007 – Jill Dobson of Star magazine visited ‘Fox & Friends’ on Tuesday (January 2) to discuss Britney Spears’ New Year’s partying at Pure, Paris Hilton celebrating in Australia on board Richard Branson’s yacht, Kevin Federline spotted with a mystery blonde, Vanessa Minnillo dropping the f-bomb on MTV’s New Year’s Eve special as boyfriend Nick Lachey looked on, and Jessica Simpson spotted together with John Mayer.

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Nick Lachey & Vanessa Minnillo Ring In New Year

January 2, 2007 – After hosting MTV’s New Year’s Eve telecast, dropping the f-bomb live on-air, and making out with her boyfriend Nick Lachey, Vanessa Minnillo told People she was pent up with emotion because “everyone that is important in my life is here. I literally choked up. I’m just so happy.” The former 98 Degrees star complimented his date, who wore a gold sequined dress that swept the floor, saying, “Vanessa always looks gorgeous.”

Jessica Simpson And Nick Lachey Settle Financial Dispute

Singer Nick Lachey

TMZ has obtained documents filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, revealing that Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey both signed a “written stipulation” on their financial dispute after reaching an agreement on dividing their assets. Sources say under the terms of the settlement, the former 98 Degrees star will get “significantly” more than $1.5, but far less than $18 million.

Box Office Bombs

December 29, 2006 – Fox News Channel had a look back at the worst movies of 2006 with E! movie critic Ben Lyons. Included in the list was Jessica Simpson and Dane Cook’s box-office bust ‘Employee Of The Month’ – which Lyons said Simpson did not have “one scene with multiple sentences”.

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Jessica Simpson Quits Kennedy Center Honors

December 23, 2006 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Friday night, “Now, if you’re looking to get Jessica Simpson a gift for the holidays, you can’t go wrong with the lyrics to ‘9 To 5’. You hear what happened her? I guess, now, for the second time, Jessica Simpson forgot the lyrics to ‘9 to 5’. She was singing at the Kennedy Center Honors, and she forgot the lyrics twice. So she asked the song be pulled from the Kennedy Honors program. That’s a switch, huh? A blonde pulling out of a a Kennedy. You never hear about that.”

Christmas Proposal Coming From Nick Lachey?

December 22, 2006 – Will Nick Lachey propose to girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo over the Christmas holiday? “Nick and Vanessa are closer than ever,” a friend of the singer told In Touch magazine. “He’s getting really serious about proposing. It would definitely be like a fairy tale for him to do it on Christmas or New Year’s Eve.”

Jessica Simpson Pulls Out Of Kennedy Center Honors Broadcast

December 21, 2006 – Unhappy with her second try at paying tribute to Dolly Parton by performing ‘9 To 5’ for the Kennedy Center Honors, Jessica Simpson has pulled out of the December 26th broadcast of the show on CBS. “She really wasn’t happy with her performance and she did want it to be perfect for Dolly, who she idolizes,” said Cindi Berger, a spokeswoman for Simpson.

Chilly In LA

December 19, 2006 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, “How about this weather? It was so cold, Jessica Simpson let Jack Frost nip at her nose just so she could look more like her sister, Ashlee.”

Nick Lachey Thanks Underwear Company

Nick Lachey

The New York Daily News reports that during Z100’s Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden the other night, Nick Lachey took a moment to thank a rep for 2(x)ist underwear for sponsoring his tour. “I would have run out of underwear if it wasn’t for you guys,” he said, flashing the waistband of his skivvies.

Nick Tells Jessica: I’m Getting Married To Vanessa

Nick Lachey wearing a t-shirt

Life & Style magazine reports Nick Lachey has told ex-wife Jessica Simpson he plans to marry Vanessa Minnillo. “I’m getting married again, Jess and I wanted you to hear it from me,” Lachey told Simpson. A friend of the ‘Blonde Ambition’ star said Simpson “knew Nick and Jessica were serious, but this threw her for a loop.”

Nick Will Be Part Owner Of The Tacoma Rainiers

The Tacoma News Tribune reports Nick Lachey will be a part of the Tacoma Rainiers minor league baseball team’s ownership group, Schlegel Sports Group, fronted Kirby Schlegel of Dallas. Lachey is among the principal figures of the new ownership group and will be introduced to civic leaders, local business people and holdover season ticketholders of the Mariners’ AAA affiliate minor-league baseball team Wednesday at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center. Lachey is know for the support of his hometown team, the Cincinnati Reds.

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Nick’s Confident Britney Will Bounce Back

November 14, 2006 – Nick Lachey’s painful split last November is reminding the former 98 Degrees star what fellow artist Britney Spears is going through a year later. “She has that quality about her where people want to root for her,” Lachey said of Spears. “So I think if she puts together a great record, and I’m confident she will, I think she’ll be right back to where she was.”

Nick Talks With San Antonio’s Mix 96.1 FM

November 12, 2006 – Nick Lachey recently spoke with Mix 96.1 FM in San Antonio. Nick talked about his tour plans, his Teen Choice Awards win, the Texas party scene, and more. Nick ended up hanging up on the station after being asked what does J-E-S-S-I-C-A spell, or at least they edited the interview to make it appear that happened. Audio has since been removed.