Jessica Simpson is scheduled to perform Thursday, March 12.
Cricket Wireless Pavilion
Why is it that we crave controversy from our pop singers? Might it be because we love to look at their lives through a microscope? Are our culture and our lives that dull and boring that we are forced to react to every little thing someone like Jessica Simpson does? Do you honestly believe I can write this whole piece by only asking questions? I'll spare you the latter, but it is intriguing that when Jessica Simpson chooses to put on high-waist mom jeans that make her appear to be a little full, pop culture swoons at the chance to call her fat. I remember one time when she was just an attractive young woman who sang sugary-sweet pop songs like "I Wanna Love You Forever" and had her dad as her manager. Fast-forward nine years, throw in a mind-numbing marriage to former boy band heartthrob (with a reality TV show in tow), a younger sister who shouldn't be allowed to name children, and a fling with a Dallas Cowboys quarterback and out comes Jessica Simpson's life. Is overexposure a bad thing? Look at where Jessica is now, opening for Rascal Flatts, and you tell me.