Jessica Simpson’s ‘Emergency Baby Diet’?

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By Michael Lewittes


Following the inexplicable tabloid trend of fabricating danger to pregnant women and their unborn children, In Touch reports this week that Jessica Simpson is on an “emergency baby diet” because she’s putting on far too much weight during her pregnancy.

The mag claims Simpson is “struggling to cope with her rapid pregnancy weight gain,” quoting a so-called “friend” as saying, “Jessica is only in her second trimester, but she already feels uncomfortable.” This supposed “insider” tells the mag that she’s “already packed on 30 pounds by indulging in salty foods like chips with extra guacamole,” and notes, “At this rate, she could wind up gaining 70 pounds before she gives birth.”

In Touch then consults a doctor, who has never treated Simpson before, and knows nothing about her pregnancy other than the supposed facts the mag supplies. According to the physician, “Women with Jessica’s pre-pregnancy body type should gain approximately 25-35 pounds throughout the entire nine months — with the majority in the second or third trimesters.”

Another alleged Simpson pal says the singer is therefore “making big changes” to protect her and her baby’s health, such as hiring a chef “to help her cut calories and make sure she’s eating the right foods.” Hmm… that last detail sounds a bit familiar.

That’s because it was Gossip Cop who reported weeks ago that Simpson had hired a chef to make healthy meals, something which has absolutely nothing to do with her supposed abnormal weight gain. Simpson has been eating healthy throughout her pregnancy, and is gaining a perfectly appropriate amount of weight. In Touch‘s entire story is just a big fat lie.

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