Magazine Now Claims Dad Led Jessica Simpson to Call Off Wedding

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By Daniel Gates


Well, the “big day” arrived… and In Touch looked totally ridiculous.

Jessica Simpson did not get married on Friday, despite the magazine’s long-ago fabricated 11/11/11 wedding date for her and Eric Johnson. As Gossip Cop has reported since their engagement, Simpson and Johnson never set a date for their nuptials.

In Touch, however, opted to create a phony November 11 event and then invented a series of phony explanations for why Simpson and Johnson didn’t seem to be preparing for this (nonexistent) wedding. The tabloid blamed Simpson’s weight, then blamed her pregnancy, and even claimed Eva Longoria had stepped in to talk Simpson out of it.

This week, In Touch insists that it was actually friction between Johnson and his future father-in-law Joe Simpson that derailed wedding plans. A so-called “pal” explains, “Jessica postponed the wedding hoping to buy some time and mend the fences between the two men. But it isn’t working. If anything, Joe and Eric are more at odds than ever before.”

That’s patently false. Rather than just admitting there was never supposed to be a November 11 wedding, In Touch continues to toss around faux controversies in order to cover its tracks. Gossip Cop doesn’t think the mag should get away with it.

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