While dining with CaCee Cobb and friends at Meson G in Los Angeles on January 5th, a source tells Us Weekly that Jessica Simpson “tried to put on a good face, [but] she kept bursting into tears and going into the bathroom to cry throughout the meal.” A friend of the ‘Dukes’ star said, “Of course she’ll get upset from time to time. It is a difficult time for her.”
January 14, 2006 – Neil Sean of Sky News reports that Jessica Simpson plans on a single life reality show after her marriage to ‘Newlyweds’ partner Nick Lachey failed. “I like the idea as it could be empowering to women to show that life goes on after a marriage,” Simpson said. “It’s something I plan to make a success of in 2006.”
Jessica Simpson’s Black Eye?
January 12, 2006 – TMZ.com has obtained a photo of Jessica Simpson, taken Wednesday night (January 11), as she left the trendy Los Angeles Sushi restaurant, Sushi Roku. The photo appears to show the ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star sporting a black eye.
Update: A top Hollywood beauty expert who wished to remain anonymous told PerezHilton.com that Jessica Simpson’s black eye could be a result of some botched Botox.
Jessica Simpson’s Praise For Fans
January 12, 2006 – ‘The Insider’s People’s Choice special correspondent Lara Spencer caught up with Jessica Simpson backstage following her biggest night since she and Nick Lachey split up. “My fans have stuck by me 100 percent,” Jessica told Lara about all the support she has been receiving. “You know, even though it’s disappointing, whatever I’m going through … they have been there to hug and embrace everything about me and about him and about what we represented and about what we still represent!”
Papa Joe Loves Jessica Simpson No Matter What
January 12, 2006 – Backstage at Tuesday night’s People’s Choice Awards, Jessica Simpson revealed to ‘Extra’ that she is doing okay after her split from Nick Lachey, and working to get through this difficult time. “I have a lot of amazing people who surround me and fans who let me know it’s not all over,” she said. And what about Papa Joe? “He really just supports my decision,” Simpson said. “As a dad, whether he agrees or disagrees, he’s still going to love me no matter what.”
Jessica Simpson Discusses People’s Choice Award
January 11, 2006 – Jessica Simpson, who won a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Song From a Movie for ‘These Boots Are Made For Walkin’, sat down with CBS News’ Hattie Kauffman. Simpson talked about going to the grocery store and browsing through the tabloids, what she thought about getting ribbed by the show’s co-host George Lopez, and more. Video at cbsnews.com has since been removed. Check out a full list of music winners, which included Kelly Clarkson for Favorite Female Performer, at PCAVote.com.