Former ‘Jackass’ star Johnny Knoxville shot down rumors of marital troubles between his ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ co-star Jessica Simpson and hubby Nick Lachey. “It’s such bullsh**,” Knoxville insisted. “He visits her on the set, and she is just the sweetest girl.”
Jessica Outraged Over Nick’s Daily News Gal Flirtation
February 26, 2005 – In Touch magazine reports that after The New York Daily News challenged Nick Lachey’s denial that he tried to pick up one of their reporters at the EPSN pre-Super Bowl party in Jacksonville, Florida, wife Jessica Simpson was furious. “That’s when Jessica called her dad, Joe,” a pal revealed. “She told her dad she thought Nick really did try to pick up a woman at the party and was lying to her when he denied it.” Joe Simpson, mindful of the bankability of the ‘Newlyweds’ marriage, cautioned Jessica to calm down. “He impressed upon her how important it was that she and Nick stay together,” a friend revealed. But a source said Jessica warned later, “If I can’t trust Nick, then I can’t be married to him.”
Jessica Simpson Surprises Fan On ‘Oprah’
February 26, 2005 – University of North Carolina-Wilmington student Gena Harrell, a huge fan of Jessica Simpson, was surprised by the ‘Newlyweds’ star on Friday’s ‘Oprah’. When Harrell saw Simpson, she stood in awe for a few seconds, before engulfing her in a hug. The singer/actress helped Harrell, who is battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, with a red carpet makeover for Winfrey’s pre-Oscar show, and she couldn’t have been more excited. “I feel like a fairy princess!” Harrell gushed to ‘Oprah’ and her audience after she came out for the “after” picture. Watch a clip at WECT.com.
Jessica Simpson To Duet With Westlife
February 26, 2005 – MTV News reports that Jessica Simpson will record a track with Irish boy band Westlife. The group’s management confirmed the duet to MTV UK at Thursday night’s Meteor Awards in Dublin, Ireland.
Nick And Jessica Leaving The Shelter Nightclub
February 25, 2005 – Jessica Simpson and husband Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees were photographed leaving The Shelter club in Hollywood the other night, where Nick embraced Jessica around her newly toned tummy.