August 31, 2000 - Christina
Aguilera's mother Shelly Kearns is weighing in on Jessica's comments on
her daughter having the stage closed and her Mickey Mouse charges that
Aguilera was only at the auditions 2 days saying "Cheesy tabloids lies
hurt enough, I don't know if I care to deal with one of our own doing the
same thing, whatever the personal reasons might be. It hurts even more!"
and while she explained the closed stage incident she seemed to think Jess
would never say something like that explaining "[Christina] thinks Jessica
too good a person to be so shallow or insecure or dishonest, so folks,
please don't believe Jessica said these things unless you hear it first
hand too. Again, it's probably
just media trying to twist her quotes to make trouble."
August 31, 2000 - The Enquirer
has a great picture of Jessica showing off her... um, tiger on the red
August 27, 2000 - Thirsty.com
reports that Jessica Simpson is rumored to have a TV deal in development
August 26, 2000 - We've added
message boards to abstracts.net! It's still somewhat under construction
but feel free to sign up and post here. Starting
next month we'll have a $25 gift certificate at Amazon.com for post of
August 26, 2000 - Jessica
and Nick performed at today's Arthur Ashe Kids Day festivities at the U.S.
National Tennis Center in New York.
August 22, 2000 - Jessica
Simpson on whether she prefers Britney or Christina: "I prefer Britney,
although both of them are nice girls, I know Britney a little better than
Christina and chatted with her more. She's also a very hard worker. She
deserves everything's she's been blessed with. Not to say that Christina
isn't talented and friendly...I can see myself being better friends with
August 19, 2000 - Jessica
Simpson was at the Teen Choice Awards with boyfriend Nick.
August 19, 2000 - Jessica
Simpson will be among several celebs at the fifth annual Arthur Ashe Kids'
Day presented by Aetna to be held on Saturday, August 26 at the USTA National
Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, N.Y.
August 18, 2000 - Jessica
is working on her new album, which will be entitled Hot As Fire, where
she hopes to have 12-13 songs and will feature more R&B. As we reported
in the winter, Jessica herself criticized her first album and promised
this one to be more mature.
August 17, 2000 - Jessica
Simpson will be on Hollywood Squares September 4-8 as part of a Teen People
August 12, 2000 - Jessica
Simpson will take part in an online chat on FOX.com Monday, August 14 at
7:00 p.m. ET/ 4:00 p.m.
August 10, 2000 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca reports that Jessica and Nick were having an intimate dinner
at Mexicali on Ventura Blvd. in Studio City. Apparently the two snuck out
when patrons recognized them later.
August 7, 2000 - Jessica
and Nick Lachey won Choice Love Song for Where You Are and Jessica
herself won Choice Breakout Artist in this years Teen Choice Awards 2000
which although awarded Sunday, will air on Fox Aug. 22 at 8 p.m.
August 5, 2000 - Jessica
Simpson got diamond earrings from boyfriend Nick Lachey as she also celebrated
her album going platinum.
August 5, 2000 - An autographed
picture of Jess is up for auction at eBay. The 8x10 picture (item #400173037)
has a current bid of $10 and ends August 13th.
August 5, 2000 - 'N Sync,
98 Degrees, Jessica Simpson, Mandy Moore, Destiny's Child, Pink, Vitamin
C, the A*Teens , Don Philip, Boyz N Girlz United, PYT, and more will perform
at Summer Music Mania 2000 at the Jacksonville Coliseum in Jacksonville,
Florida, on August 13.
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