Topic: Jessica Simpson

Do Sisters Ever Grow Out Of Sibling Rivalry?

Do Sisters Ever Grow Out Of Sibling Rivalry?

Saturday was Elizabeth Olsen’s birthday. Some may know her best as the younger sister of billionaire twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, but others may know her as a talented and successful actress in her own right. Mary-Kate and Ashley are now finding success in the fashion business with their lines The Row and Elizabeth & James, but all of the Olsen girls hold places in the limelight of the entertainment world. But do sisters compete as they become adults, even when they aren’t in the same industry? Do they appreciate the others’ successes? Elizabeth Olsen said she has worked extra hard in some ways to overcome people thinking she has only done well because of nepotism. In a recent interview with Glamour, the starlet explained, “‘My last name has always been my motivator to get proper acting training and be taken seriously. I didn’t get to where I am because of who I’m related to.”
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‘Stars Without Makeup,’ Or How To Make Working Women Feel Terrible About Themselves

âStars Without Makeup,â Or How To Make Working Women Feel Terrible About Themselves

Stars — we love them; we hate them; we want them to be just like us but also better than us, the brand name product to our Kirkland Signature. Our relationship with celebrity is twisted: the most popular gossip magazines often come off as part power-crazed Sigma Delta Tau presidents during Rush Week and part fanatical basement-dwelling mouth-breathers who want to wear Jennifer Aniston’s flesh as a suit. And no one suffers more at the fickle hand of entertainment media than famous women; take the Daily News’s most recent celeb-obsessed photo gallery. More »

Haters Gonna Hate, But The New Jessica Simpson Sitcom Will Be A Huge Hit

Haters Gonna Hate, But The New Jessica Simpson Sitcom Will Be A Huge Hit

A teenager in 2013 might be forgiven for having no idea that Jessica Simpson was once a singer and actress. In recent years she’s been way more famous for having babies, struggling with her weight, and, oh yeah, running a billion-dollar fashion empire. Now, however, she’s getting her own “Curb Your Enthusiasm-style” sitcom about her own life, and her producer is comparing her to Lucille Ball.
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How Jessica Simpson’s Surprise Second Pregnancy Affects Her Weight Watchers Deal

How Jessica Simpsonâs Surprise Second Pregnancy Affects Her Weight Watchers Deal

Speculation over the population of Jessica Simpson’s uterus has run rampant since US Weekly published a cover story in November breaking the big news. (“OMG! SHE’S PREGNANT AGAIN”) Since then, every time Simpson has appeared in public, including as maid of honor at her best friend’s wedding, gossips have examined her belly for signs of life. Yesterday, Simpson confirmed the rumors on Twitter, posting an adorable photo of her 7-month-old daughter Maxwell plopped on the sand above the words “BIG SIS.” The happy news raises just one question: What about that $4 million Weight Watchers contract? More »

And How Much Will Jessica Simpson Make Off This Pregnancy?

And How Much Will Jessica Simpson Make Off This Pregnancy?

Us Weekly just confirmed that Jessica Simpson is pregnant with her second child, only seven months after giving birth to her first daughter, Maxwell Drew. It apparently was a surprise but I can’t help but think that this is excellent timing for Jessica considering she just got paid for her Weight Watchers campaign. She now can get media attention for the pregnancy, gain weight again and get a bigger contract with Weight Watchers. More »

9 Endorsement Deals That Gave These Famous Women Major Career Boosts

9 Endorsement Deals That Gave These Famous Women Major Career Boosts

It was just announced that Jennifer Lawrence will be the new face for Miss Dior’s Spring/Summer 2013 handbag campaign only adding to the slew of opportunities thrown her way since starring in The Hunger Games in March. We decided to take a look at some other female celebrities’ endorsement contracts with major companies to see what it did for their careers. Jennifer could be next.
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Kim Kardashian Is Using Pregnancy To Help Her Career Even More Than Jessica Simpson Did

Kim Kardashian Is Using Pregnancy To Help Her Career Even More Than Jessica Simpson Did

Kim Kardashian is not even pregnant yet (reportedly) and yet she is already using an imaginary baby to get her press. Knowing Ms. Kardashian’s style she is probably already planning a maternity-wear line and a spin-off reality show, Kim & My Louis Vuitton-Dressed Baby. Kim has started tweeting just enough information to make people think she is either pregnant or trying to get pregnant. The fact that she is starting this early game means she may even be using a pregnancy more to her career advantage than Jessica Simpson did.  More »

Jessica Simpson Doesn’t See Any Money From Weight Watchers Until She Loses All The Pounds

Jessica Simpson Doesn't See Any Money From Weight Watchers Until She Loses All The Pounds

Umm, does Jessica Simpson have a lawyer? You’d think a woman who runs a nearly billion-dollar fashion empire would have a lawyer to look over contracts because this seems like a detail you’d want to look over a few times. On the premiere of Katie Couric’s new show Katie, Jessica told the host she won’t receive the any of the money from her $3 million deal with Weight Watchers until she reaches her target weight. More »

Jessica Simpson Is About To Cash In On All That Baby Weight

Jessica Simpson Is About To Cash In On All That Baby Weight

The moment is almost here. Jessica Simpson is about to reveal her post-pregnancy baby body on the Sept. 10 premiere of Katie Couric’s new talk show, Katie. She’ll also appear in Weight Watchers ads beginning next week. She is apparently only 10 pounds away from her pre-baby size which makes the $4 million dollar deal she signed with Weight Watchers even sweeter. Though there was some doubt that Jessica would not lose the weight in time, clearly Jessica had her eye on the prize. The is baby weight loss compensation will just be another part of her business empire. More »

10 Pivotal Career Moments For Jessica Simpson

10 Pivotal Career Moments For Jessica Simpson

Today is Jessica Simpson’s 32nd birthday. It has been quite a career ride for the singer/actress/reality TV personality/super successful designer. She has a worn a lot of hats in her career but through out it all she has also emphasized her strong Southern roots, goofy personality. “She is the girl next door and has great product that surrounds her. People like her. People look at her as a style icon,” Vince Camuto, the founder and CEO of Camuto Group, says for WWD. In honor of her birthday, we thought we would look at 10 of her most pivotal career moments. More »

Could Jessica Simpson Blow Her Weight Watchers Deal?

Could Jessica Simpson Blow Her Weight Watchers Deal?

After In Touch Weekly reported that Simpson is “stressed and overwhelmed” by the $4 million deal she signed with Weight Watchers to shed 50 pounds in five months, the new mom has come out saying she has not felt pressure by her new employers at all. “Just so everyone knows…Weight Watchers hasn’t put ANY pressure on me!” she tweeted Wednesday night. “I’m trying to be as healthy as I can for myself and I feel great.” Excellent move to keep the company paying her a massive amount of money happy, but could Jessica screw up this deal? Could the company sue for breach of contract if she doesn’t lose the weight in time? More »

Gaining A Ton Of Weight Is The New Career Savior For Celebrities

Gaining A Ton Of Weight Is The New Career Savior For Celebrities

This week it was announced that Jennifer Hudson will be launching a new clothing line for women with curves. Though Jennifer won an Oscar in 2007, it was her dramatic 80 pound weight loss and resulting Weight Watchers contract that really brought her career to a whole new level in the last few years. And then we are just counting down the days until Jessica Simpson loses weight with her $3 million Weight Watchers contract as a result of her much publicized pregnancy weight gain. Valerie Bertinelli is also sitting pretty with her Jenny Craig contract and who can keep track of how many times Janet Jackson (NutriSystem) gains and then loses weight and gets a commercial out of it. We can’t help but think with the average salary paid to celebrity endorsers for weight loss programs ranging from $500,000 to $3 million, is gaining weight when you are a celebrity and then landing a major business deal to lose it the new career savior? More »