July 31, 2000 - MTV Asia
reports that Jessica Simpson was branded a lesbian by her high school classmates
because a girl was jealous of the fact a guy she liked had the hots for
Jess instead. She said of the experience, "During games, the cheerleaders
on my squad would go over to the other team's cheerleaders on my quad would
go over to the other team's cheerleaders and tell them, and the people
in the stands would even be chanting it out to me: 'Les-bian, Les-bian.'
At first I didn't even know what they meant. I quit cheerleading and I
quit school for three weeks."
27, 2000 - E! Online's Ted Casablanca reports Nick and Jessica were seen
holding hands while they walked around the Century City Shopping Center
in LA, where they reportedly went to see The Patriot.
July 24, 2000 - Star magazine
this week has a picture of Jessica tasting her 20th birthday cake at a
party in Santa Monica.
July 22, 2000 - Jessica Simpson
somewhat disses Britney Spears in an interview with Kiddkiss.com. She also
talks about how she bombed on MMC and talks about MP3s and Napster. To
hear it, click here.
July 15, 2000 - A couple
autographed pictures of Jessica is up for auction at eBay. The 8x10 picture
(item #379358746) has a current bid of $35.00 and ends July 17th. The other
picture in the hat (item 382558585) is bid at $29.99 and ends July 21st.
July 11, 2000 - Jessica Simpson
is on the wires making eyebrow raising comments against Mariah Carey and
Christina Aguilera. Of Carey, she says she's disappointed of her labeling
Simpson as Minnie Me, saying "It looks as if she's definitely trying to
be younger or prove something. It's sad, but if this is everything she
ever dreamt about doing, then go for it." And of Aguilera "It's not about
the fame for me. For Christina it is. She loves the fame and the screams."
She also reveals that she turned down a roll in Coyote Ugly because while
they agreed to take out a sex scene, when she arrived it was still in the
script. She said "I was like, 'Do you guys not get it?' They were offering
me tons of money and I threw the script in their faces and walked out."
July 10, 2000 - Jessica Simpson
turned 20 today, and to celebrate the occassion, fans voted her latest
single #10 on TRL.
July 8, 2000 - Jessica Simpson's
Sweet Kisses album is now officially platinum, reports Rolling Stone.
July 1, 2000 - Jessica Simpson
and 98 Degrees have signed on to perform at the fifth annual Arthur Ashe
Kids' Day on Saturday, Aug. 26 at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing
Meadows, Queens. Commenting on the show, Jessica said "I'm really looking
forward to performing and being a part of it."
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