Jessica Simpson: Inside Her Life

Peek inside the world of the Dukes of Hazzard star, from her new bod to her famous marriage. By Emily Fromm and Janice Morris

MEET THE SIMPSONS

Despite her newfound independence, Simpson remains as close as ever to her biggest supporters: manager dad Joe and mom Tina. Joe steadfastly defends his daughter's marriage, telling PEOPLE that the Simpsons and the Lacheys take a similar approach to life: "We stick together. So we laugh together. We cry together. We drink together."