Jessica Simpson’s ‘teenage fantasy’ came to life when she started dating a ‘big movie star’ – only to find out he had been taken.
The singer detailed her “sexy” but “demeaning” connection to the unnamed actor in “Movie Star: They Always Say They’re Single,” a “short true story” released Wednesday.
The 42-year-old former ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ was on a break with Nick Lachey when the ‘hot’ mystery A-lister’ watched [her] up and down” at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards.
“He was stripping me with his eyes,” Simpson told readers.
Although the ‘Blonde Ambition’ star got the man’s number, she eventually reconciled with Lachey, 49, and didn’t call.
However, the former “Newlyweds” divorced in 2006, and Simpson later shared a kiss with the unnamed movie star at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The kiss gave her a “rush of warmth all through my body.”
The mystery man told Simpson at the time that his relationship with his girlfriend was “completely over.”
He and Simpson continued to hang out at nightclubs, at his mutual friend’s house, and even on a movie set.
Eventually, the fashion designer began to feel “like a call girl” who was only there to “sleep” with the celebrity.
She recalls meeting him at a hotel via the building’s private entrance and walking up the fire escape to his room, which she later realized was meant to “hide me from her chick. “.
Simpson ended things, writing, “I didn’t care that he was my teenage fantasy come true, it wasn’t a choice that same girl, my younger self, would be proud of.”
The adventure was not mentioned in Simpson’s “Open Book” memoir, which was released in February 2020 and is currently being adapted into a scripted series.
Simpson’s book, however, covered her other high-profile romances with singer John Mayer, stuntman Johnny Knoxville, athlete Tony Romo and other stars.
The actress has been married to NFL player Eric Johnson since 2014. The couple share daughters Maxwell, 10, and Birdie, 3, as well as son Ace, 9.