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Jessica Simpson put on a happy face for photographers as she arrived in Charlottesville last night for her concert today with Rascal Flatts. Most of you agreed with Ashlee when she spoke out against mean remarks about Jessica's weight, following the pictures of her performing this weekend. According to a friend of the singer's, she recently said: "I'm not fat. Going from a size 2 to a size 8, that's not fat. If I weren't Jessica Simpson, no one would care." The friend added that Jess is having fun with Tony and would rather embrace her curves than listen to all of the haters out there, which sounds like the right plan to us.


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countryfan2 countryfan2 7 years
I think she is getting what she deserves! The radio interview she did bashing Carrie Underwood about Tony! (Like he's a real jewel-HA!HA!)I mean if you don't believe your boyfriend can hit delete on his phone, then do you really think she can count calories..
littlebmac littlebmac 7 years
Ok this it. I'm so tired of other actresses and models coming to her side for the negative comments. Jessica is a celebrity, not an actress. This is the result of being a media whore;she puts herself in the spotlight and acts like everyone should like her changes to her body as she does. Who cares! Her singing is just OK, not Grammy-winning at all. Even if she wants to go country now, her style is sloppy and doesn't compliment her at all. She wants to photographed all of the time, at airports, whatever. She doesn't care and if they stop, she still smiles like an idiot so that the photogrpahers keep snapping away. She has to expect some negative comments when she allows herself to be the center of the stage like that. If she doesn't like some of the comments, too bad. That's part of the business, she should know that by now. She has changed her weight dramatically, and it is so obvious. Why can't she take the comments and stop acting like she is the victim all of the time?? It's so pathetic. I really wish that she would forget acting and focus on her music and her designs for handbags and stuff. She needs to work on her music so that she can get an actual audience at her shows. Forget about being on the big movie screen, she is not a good actress. Her last movie is going to be renamed and go to straight to DVD. Please stop defending her, this is a grown woman who should realize that people sometimes don't like buying her garbage that she tries to sell!
ekrub ekrub 7 years
I agree that an extra 10 lbs.or so isn't alarming. My concern is more for the growing number of children who are developing type 2 diabetes and hypertension by the time they're in middle school. That was unheared of 20-25 years ago. I think that because so many of us struggle to attain and maintain a healthy weight, we have normalized some very dangerous attitudes. So, no, 10 pounds isn't even worthy of discussion; but our national trend toward obesity at increasingly younger ages is extremely unhealthy and long overdue for honest discourse.
dalia-doll dalia-doll 7 years
ekrub, as much as I don't want to start the great weight debate again, you are not her doctor and having 10 pounds of "extra" weight isn't neccessarily unhealthy. She could lose them by smoking or extreme dieting, but she would be less healthy than before. Trust me. There is no rule of thumb when it comes to health. I've known obese people who were healthier fitness wise than I am, and I'm sitting pretty in the healthy range weight wise. Doing nothing is what kills people, not numbers on a scale.
dalia-doll dalia-doll 7 years
ekrub, as much as I don't want to start the great weight debate again, you are not her doctor and having 10 pounds of "extra" weight isn't neccessarily unhealthy. She could lose them by smoking or extreme dieting, but she would be less healthy than before. Trust me. There is no rule of thumb when it comes to health. I've known obese people who were healthier fitness wise than I am, and I'm sitting pretty in the healthy range weight wise. Doing nothing is what kills people, not numbers on a scale.
nadiap nadiap 7 years
The hopocrisy of the media never ceases to amaze me. All of them scream "controversy over Jessica's Weight." Who took pics of her on stage? who put them next to her old daisy dukes pics and comment on the weight difference? Who ran it over and over and over... on morning, noon and night tv shows to exploit every second of it? Who ask people to comment on it ad nauseam? Let's see! Oh yea "The media". You can't win with these phony people in the media. You drop a couple of pounds "Oh my God you're Anorexic. You put on a couple of pounds "Oh my God you're Fat" The sad fact is they know how easily they can get women to turn on each other, and we fall for it every time.
nadiap nadiap 7 years
The hopocrisy of the media never ceases to amaze me. All of them scream "controversy over Jessica's Weight." Who took pics of her on stage? who put them next to her old daisy dukes pics and comment on the weight difference? Who ran it over and over and over... on morning, noon and night tv shows to exploit every second of it? Who ask people to comment on it ad nauseam? Let's see! Oh yea "The media". You can't win with these phony people in the media. You drop a couple of pounds "Oh my God you're Anorexic. You put on a couple of pounds "Oh my God you're Fat"The sad fact is they know how easily they can get women to turn on each other, and we fall for it every time.
ekrub ekrub 7 years
Can we inject a dose of reality into the great weight debate? There is a happy medium between anorexia and obesity; it's called "healthy weight" and it entails a 20 lb. range. If Jessica is 5'2" her healthy weight range is 99-121 lbs. A talking head on the Today show guessed her weight to be more like 130 lbs. So yes, she is slightly overweight, but hardly obese. During my school days, maybe 4 out of 25 kids were overweight. In the 2nd grade class I teach, easily 8 of 22 kids are overweight and become moreso as they get older. We, and our kids, eat too much crap food and get little to no regular exercise. We're setting our kids up for a lifetime of weight/health issues. Enough with the denial. Being overweight is not harmless.
jenna21 jenna21 7 years
She looks great, I'm a 4, but I've been an 8 and a 2 in the past...its just about finding the right weight that suits your body. Plus I'd rather have Jessica Simpson's body over Angelina's any day - looking malnourished is not attractive and being an 8 is FAR from being obese.
ndnattie ndnattie 7 years
When she was in her size 2 days (Dukes of Hazzard), she said she would have to really watch every thing she ate and work out 2 hours a day. That's a lot of work for any girl. She is probably just taking a break and enjoying herself instead of killing herself to be thin. I think she looks good!
kendallina kendallina 7 years
Good for her. I totally agree. I think she looks so much better here - while a little cop-like - it's much flattering!
purpleisafruit purpleisafruit 7 years
She's not fat, she just wears shit clothes.
italianblonde italianblonde 7 years
I think anyone would look unflattering in the outfit she had on...but she's not fat by any means.
finn33 finn33 7 years
"Going from a size 2 to a size 8, that's not fat. If I weren't Jessica Simpson, no one would care." You forfeit the courtesy of people politely ignoring an obvious weight gain when you, your dad, and a team of marketing professionals spend most of your adult life using every outlet available to publicly demand that people look at your body. It's kind of hard to feel sorry for them when they've gotten exactly what they asked for...people are looking.
finn33 finn33 7 years
"Going from a size 2 to a size 8, that's not fat. If I weren't Jessica Simpson, no one would care."You forfeit the courtesy of people politely ignoring an obvious weight gain when you, your dad, and a team of marketing professionals spend most of your adult life using every outlet available to publicly demand that people look at your body. It's kind of hard to feel sorry for them when they've gotten exactly what they asked for...people are looking.
nygurl nygurl 7 years
She's a pretty girl. I too was offended of all the press regarding her weight because she still looks good regardless of dress size .... however, I don't believe she was a size 2 even in her "skinny" days. That's bordering on Keira and Angelina territory. She's always had sexy curves so think there's a bit of exaggeration there.
trippa trippa 7 years
The "friend" was Papa Joe, and right after that he said he's in talks for a diet infomercial. This is the second year in the row she's gained and lost weight. With all this yo-yoing she will be obese by 40, and I will laugh at her because she deserves all the misery she gets. Hypocrite.
bonchicbongenre bonchicbongenre 7 years
Not a fan of Jessica, but I feel horrible about all the flak she's getting. Her weight is fine, it was just a horrible outfit.
jaan_black jaan_black 7 years
she's far from fat...those jeans were horrible and having curves is HOT!
a-million-suns a-million-suns 7 years
She was probably freakin' starving when she was a size 2 and finally had to let go and EAT. And if she had been hungry for a long time, I'm sure her body wanted her to eat a ton to make up for it. That's what happens. Those pictures were taking with her in an unflattering outfit AND from an unflattering angle. Photos lie. Ayla, you're probably right. Which is really unfortunate.
a-million-suns a-million-suns 7 years
She was probably freakin' starving when she was a size 2 and finally had to let go and EAT. And if she had been hungry for a long time, I'm sure her body wanted her to eat a ton to make up for it. That's what happens. Those pictures were taking with her in an unflattering outfit AND from an unflattering angle. Photos lie.Ayla, you're probably right. Which is really unfortunate.
winterbride07 winterbride07 7 years
Yes, a size 2 to a size 8 is big change. But why are we assuming that she was healthy at a size 2!? If that's not her natural body weight, then she was probably starving herself, obsessing, and/or over-exercising to get and stay there. Maybe she's more comfortable as a 6 or an 8, and if so, so what??
Ayla Ayla 7 years
By no means I think she is fat, but I am awaiting her cover in six months telling how she lost the weight...
NYC0820 NYC0820 7 years
I LOVE THAT BAG!!But $2,250 for it is INSANE
NYC0820 NYC0820 7 years
I LOVE THAT BAG!! But $2,250 for it is INSANE
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