After months and months of watching Jessica Simpson expand to epic proportions during her first pregnancy and then pen a $4 million deal with Weight Watchers to lose it all, fans and critics alike sat back to see if she could actually drop the weight. The 5’2” star gained an estimated 70+lbs during her pregnancy and though details were fuzzy, was suppose to lose it by the end of August. After giving birth to daughter Maxwell May 1, 2012 via c-section, Jessica had to recover from her surgery and was not able to start working out right away. We did not see the typical Hollywood bounce back 3 weeks later. Large purses and flowing clothing covered the post-pregnancy weight and the critics came out in full force as if its mandatory to lose 70 lbs in a matter of weeks.
People waited for the big reveal as the August deadline approached. There were talks that a Weight Watches ad was being filmed and we all thought that would be the “big” reveal. Jessica even booked the Katie Couric show to reveal the new ad to the world. Fans anxiously awaited the new Jessica and boy was everyone disappointed when the tape rolled. The commercial was shot from the neck up with Jessica saying how she “ wasn’t there yet” and that she is a “real woman”. (Apparently real women have personal celebrity trainers they work out with 4 days a week for hours on end while doing the Weight Watchers program.) It is worth mentioning that she did lose some weight just not the miracle everyone was waiting for. She was careful to wear a form fitting suit that had just the right amount pleating at the waist to cover her mid section. (Her stylist should have won an award for that outfit.)
Fast forward to November and Jessica has been out and about in more form fitting clothes and even looks small next to her stick figure sister, Ashley Simpson. So fans and haters alike cannot deny that she is on the road to dare we say her former Daisy Duke days? Everyone can now stop obsessing about the Jessica Simpson weight craze. The End.
But wait, US Weekly broke Wednesday, Nov. 28 the Jessica is pregnant again!! Yes, Jessica is going to have a second child with fiance former NFL pro Eric Johnson, 33 whom she had been engaged to for the last 2 years. The new tot will join sister, Maxwell who was a whopping 9 pound, 13 ounce bundle of joy!
What does this mean for not only Jessica’s body but for her Weight watchers deal!? With $4 million dollars on the line what does Weight Watchers have to say? Turns out not a whole lot. They made the following statement to E! news as reported by Us Weekly:
“Any questions related to Jessica’s personal life can only be answered by her team,” Stephanie Schulman, Weight Watchers’ public relations manager, told E! News Wednesday. “We do not disclose financial details about our relationships with any of our ambassadors.”
So after a 70 lb. weight loss how did this happen? “It definitely wasn’t planned. But yes, Jessica is pregnant again,” a source revealed to Us Weekly. (A rep for Simpson had no comment.) Will she eat pop-tarts slathered with butter again and go right back to where she stated? Hopefully this time around she will make healthier decisions for herself and her new bundle of joy.