Jessica Simpson

Trend Watch: Animal Instinct


You could be forgiven for glancing at the title of this post and thinking, “Yeah, yeah, Animal Instinct as in leopard print jackets and zebra print bags — sooo 2008, Flavorpill, move on.” Whilst this would be a totally fair assessment (and any style website that tries to tell you that faux-fur print is in need only look at Anna Wintour’s 60 Minutes interview for further clarification), this is not what we mean by Animal Instinct. Ladies and gentlemen, brace yourselves for the culmination of at least 5 years of pet abuse: the advent of the canine fashion show. That’s right, this week… Read More

Quote of the Day: We Can’t Believe We’re Defending Jessica Simpson…


“Jessica seemed nervous. Her hands trembled. She ordered a glass of Pinot Grigio. It seemed to calm her. She didn’t want to talk about her weight, so, of course, that’s all I could think of — it gilded each question in my mind: What are you working on now [that you’re fat]? Do you see yourself as part of a class, with Christina and Britney [or are you too fat]? Do you feel that your relationship with Tony Romo has affected his performance as a quarterback [because you are fat]?”

– Jezebel’s Dodai Stewart points out this ridiculous (and dated) paragraph in Rich Cohen’s upcoming Vanity Fair profile of Jessica Simpson. We’re confused because 1. We didn’t think most VF readers cared for that brand of snark, and 2. We didn’t think most VF readers cared for Jessica Simpson. We can’t imagine him pulling this same crap with Russell Crowe — or his editors letting him leave it in.
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