Whoops… Jessica Simpson Rejected Nick Lachey’s Prenup

TMZ.com has learned that before and got married, the former 98 Degrees singer not only asked his future bride to sign a prenup, he actually had the papers drawn up. Jessica refused to sign the paperwork though. Under California law, since the couple did not sign a prenup, earnings during the marriage are divided 50/50.

Billy Bush On Nick Lachey & Jessica Simpson Split

November 30, 2005 – ‘Access Hollywood’ host Billy Bush posted his thoughts on news that Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson had ended their 3-year marriage on his blog Thursday (November 24). Bush writes, “My feeling is that if they could have fooled people into believing they were together through Christmas, after the Newlyweds box set buying season had passed, they definitely would have. In fact, I’m guessing that was Big Joe’s main concern.” He also was surprised that Us Weekly got the scoop, since “Joe said some demonizing things” about the magazine.

Rosanne Barr Comments On Nick & Jessica Split

November 30, 2005 – Rosanne Barr visited ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Tuesday night and was asked whether she was devastated about news Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey had separated. “I didn’t even know who they were. I mean, this is so rude of me, and I don’t mean to hurt anybody’s feelings,” she said. “Well, sort of, I do. Well, she looks like everybody else. When I open the magazine and say, ‘Oh, they all look exactly like her.’ They’re too skinny, they’re blonde, and they all look exactly alike and they have three names. And they’re 19. So it’s completely irrelevant.” The comic actress added, “I didn’t really follow that. And I know they’re getting divorced, which is always very sad.”

Nick And Jessica Split Announcement Was Delayed

November 29, 2005 – David Letterman joked during his Late Show monologue on Monday night, “Let me ask you a question. Is it too soon to be hitting on Jessica Simpson? … It was Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey, they split up. They were going to make the announcement much earlier, but they had to wait until Jessica learned how to spell irreconcilable. … The big show business breakups are always very, very sad. Here’s how it’s going to work: there’s going to be an amicable split, and Nick will get half of her earnings from movies and concerts, and she will get half of his tips from the Olive Garden.”

Jessica Simpson Notified Nick Lachey Of Separation Via E-Mail

November 29, 2005 – Sources tell Us Weekly that Jessica Simpson sent Nick Lachey an e-mail on Wednesday (November 23) about her plans to go public with the news that their marriage was coming to an end. “She had had enough of the marriage and the fighting,” a source explained. “She just wanted it to be over.”

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5 thoughts on “Whoops… Jessica Simpson Rejected Nick Lachey’s Prenup

  1. galleta says:

    LOL…kinda proved she wanted money, but it backfired. I’m glad Nick will get half he truly deserves it. But let’s see how they are gonna spin this to try to keep him from getting it.

  2. malibu says:

    Well that’s Jessica’s own stupidity. she should’ve known in Lala land nothing is forever. as horrible as that sounds you gotta protect yourself, so I hope Nick gets what he deserves and is entitled to. her dad shouldn’t be whining about how much alimony Nick will get, but he should be telling his daughter how much of a dingbat she was for not getting a prenup in the first place

  3. shouldavbeenblonde says:

    He is going to make a killing of her, if she has earned $35 million this year and he has only sold 105,000 copies of his album (and he hasn’t done much else) then he is going to be loaded!!! Stupid woman!!!!! Will he want half the dog?

  4. YeahWhat says:

    Actually no, I think she did know that nothing lasts forever because before they got’, ‘married, Nick made way more money than her, which is why HE wanted to sign the Prenup and she didn’t.

  5. astrange1 says:

    Jessica had some early success as a second tier pop tart (with Mandy Moore) behind the first tier (Brit & Christina). By the time the whole Newlyweds thing got started, her career had cooled considerably. A lot of people thought Nick would have a successful solo career. I guess Papa Joe was among them. For once, Nick outfoxed Daddy Simpson.

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