American Idol

Jessica Simpson Rooting for Phillip Phillips to Win American Idol

05/23/2012 at 03:05 PM EDT

American Idol Finale: Jessica Simpson Roots for Phillip Phillips
Jessica Simpson and Phillip Phillips
Jamie McCarthy/WireImage; Michael Becker/FOX
Jessica Simpson has taken sides in the American Idol finale.

The new mom, who welcomed daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson on May 1, is rooting for crooner Phillip Phillips to win Wednesday night.

"Crossing my fingers for hot stuff Phillip Phillips!!" she Tweeted Wednesday afternoon.

Phillips, 21, performed three songs alongside another Jessica – 16-year-old Sanchez – Tuesday on the show's final night of competition.





And Simpson, it seems, is ready for some new music (lullabies excluded, of course).

"I want his record NOW!!!" she continued in her Tweet.

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