Jessica Simpson shares secret to weight loss amid 'hurtful' criticism

Jessica Simpson opened up in a new interview about how she will never get used to the public's obsession with her weight, despite being in the spotlight for over 20 years.

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Extra's Terri Seymour quizzed the star: "Why are people obsessed with your weight and how you look? Have you gotten used to it?" to which the 42-year-old replied: "Oh, gosh, no. Would any woman?

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"I've been criticized, and it hurts, but I've been every weight and I've been proud of it. I decided, 'Okay, everybody is going to talk about my weight all the time, I might as well make money off of it and turn it into a business of selling clothes and acceptance'," she continued.

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The mom-of-three shed weight in 2019, following the birth of her third child, letting fans in on her weight loss secret.

"I went to a nutritionist, and I needed to get my eating habits right," she revealed, before explaining that she feels healthily than ever now.


Jessica Simpsons' legs looked ultra-toned in a recent snap

"I have a lot more energy and I get to wear all the clothes that are in storage," Jessica said of her slimmer figure.

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Earlier in September sent her fans into overdrive when she shared a stunning new photo that displayed her 100lbs weight loss.


Jessica Simpson lost weight since having her third child in 2019

The 42-year-old looked phenomenal in a pair of tiny leather shorts that highlighted her incredibly sculpted gym-honed legs to promote the Fall collection of her Jessica Simpson Style clothing line.

Fans raced to share their positive opinion of her look, with one responding: "Amazing! Top to bottom." A second said: "You're absolutely just so gorgeous and beautiful."

A third added: "Leg goals," and a fourth wrote: "Your legs look amazing! Those are monster shoes."

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