Natalie Portman has apologized after making controversial comments about an old photo of Jessica Simpson. Simpson said Portman was shaming her after Portman said in an interview with USA Today that as a teenager, she felt "confused" when she saw a photo of Simpson "on the cover of a magazine saying 'I'm a virgin' while wearing a bikini." Portman said, "Like, I don't know what this is trying to tell me as a woman, as a girl." Portman told ET that her comments were not meant as a jab toward Simpson. She said, "I would never intend to shame anybody and that was absolutely not my intention. I was really talking about mixed media messages out there for young women and completely apologize for any hurt it may have caused because that was definitely not my intention." "What I said was I was confused by mixed messages when I was a young girl growing up, and there are a lot of messages for how women should be, and women should be allowed to do whatever they want," she continued. Portman also … [Read more...] about Natalie Portman apologizes for comments about Jessica Simpson
Update 12/5/2018, 4:26 p.m.: This post has been updating to reflect Natalie Portman's response.In one of the biggest plot twists to hit 2018 (and there have been pleeeeeeenty), Jessica Simpson is now beefing with Natalie Portman on Twitter. Yep! It's a thing!Here's how this went down. Natalie gave an interview with USA Today about her new movie "Vox Lux," which tells the story of an international pop singer. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below During the interview, Natalie talked about her own relationship with stardom and how impressionable she was as a young girl. "I remember being a teenager, and there was Jessica Simpson on the cover of a magazine saying ‘I’m a virgin’ while wearing a bikini, and I was confused. Like, I don’t know what this is trying to tell me as a woman, as a girl,” she said. While it looks like Natalie was just using Jessica as an example of a larger theme, Jessica took it as a personal call-out and posted a message about it … [Read more...] about Jessica Simpson Just Called Out Natalie Portman For Body-Shaming Her
Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson are expecting baby No. 3. Although the star revealed last year that she had an IUD and was done having children, it appears she's had a change of heart. On Tuesday, the 38-year-old posted photos of her children, daughter Maxwell, 6, and son Ace, 5, from a gender reveal and wrote, "This little baby girl will make us a family of five. We couldn't be happier to announce this precious blessing of life." The photo shows pink balloons floating from a larger balloon. Simpson also showed off a photo of her baby bump in another snap. In April, Simpson did hint to ET that she wanted another baby. She said, "My daughter is about to turn 6, May 1 is her birthday, and my son is going to turn 5 on June 30 and it's just like, 'Wait, so this is no longer toddler, this is full-on kid.' My daughter [already] thinks she's a teenager. My son at least wants to be a baby still." "We always practice," Simpson added of having another baby. "But it would definitely … [Read more...] about Jessica Simpson pregnant with baby No. 3
Getty ImagesAmanda Edwards Big news for Jessica Simpson: The 38-year-old singer just revealed on Instagram that she’s expecting a baby girl. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below This will be the third child for Jessica and her husband Eric Johnson (they’re already parents to daughter Maxwell Drew, 6, and son Ace Knute, 4). Jessica hinted to People back in April that she and Eric, 39, were hoping for a third child, telling the magazine that another baby “would definitely have to be a bit of a miracle” although the couple “always practice.”Bet, rewind for a sec...who is Eric Johnson, again? Here’s what you need to know about Jessica Simpson's husband. He and Jessica have been together for ages.Jessica and Eric met back in 2010, according to Us Weekly, and they were spotted kissing passionately on a yacht in Capri over Jessica’s 30th birthday weekend. Getty ImagesJamie McCarthy Like Jessica, he's been married before. It's pretty … [Read more...] about Jessica Simpson Is Pregnant…But Wait, Who Is She Married To Again?
Creators of "The Simpsons" have the freedom to handle the show's depiction of Indian shop owner Apu in the right way for their show, a top Fox executive said Thursday. Apu, the Kwik-E-Mart clerk who has sold expired food and ripped off customers in the long-running animated Fox series, has come under fire as racist and stereotypical. The criticism flared after the recent release of the documentary "The Trouble with Apu." "We have had conversations with (executive producer) Jim Brooks and his team, and basically we've left it up to them," Fox Television Group Chairman and CEO Dana Walden told a TV critics' meeting. "They've treated the characters with so much respect, we definitely trust them to handle it in a way that will be best for their show," Walden said. She's unaware of their plans, but "we all decided that was their decision." Seth Meyers takes a closer look at the Trump administration getting ready to ram through another massive tax cut for the wealthy while Republicans … [Read more...] about Fox Executive: Up to ‘Simpsons’ Creators to Handle Apu Criticism