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Simpson’s father (Joe) and mother (Tina) married young—20, 18.
He was a Baptist minister, one of those regular Elmer Gantry types.|Simpson, 28, who flashed like a jet through the pop-star sky, with her first Top 10 hit coming at age 19 (“I Wanna Love You Forever”), followed by other hit records, the MTV reality show that made her a household name (), and several films, is currently surrounded by handlers—publicist, father and mother, pop-star sister (Ashlee), quarterback boyfriend (Tony Romo, of the Dallas Cowboys)—who together, like a high-altitude rescue team, try to get her down the sunny side of the slope.“I think she absolutely needs to re-invent herself,” said Tommy Mottola, who, as the head of Sony Music, signed Simpson to her first major-label record deal in 1997. First, the sudden weight gain, as evidenced by pictures that turned up in the tabloids earlier this year showing the starlet, onstage, looking less than slender, holding the microphone like a turkey leg, and wearing what were described everywhere as “mom jeans.”But as surprising as her appearance—how she seemed to be turning, before our eyes, into just another performer on the never-ending Opry circuit (she was, in fact, promoting her first country album, Even if the pounds were shed quickly, even if, as Simpson’s camp insists, they were never there in the first place, the dissemination of the photos was a blow for Simpson, who, like all starlets, has been careful to be pictured in just one way: as the skinny, forever-24-year-old sex bomb.
She was wearing a dark, fedora-like hat pulled low. 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]?
She told me it’s part of her fashion line, which is on racks in Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Dillard’s, and which, she said, is the most lucrative part of her career. Do you see yourself as part of a class, with Christina and Britney [or are you too fat]?
What brought the 28-year-old pop star, now also the controversial girlfriend of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, to this moment?