The newly separated pop star returns to the red carpet. Plus: Angelina, Teri, Renee and more

TAKING HEART

In her first red-carpet appearance since her split from Nick Lachey, Jessica Simpson basks in the love from fans Saturday at the VH1 Big in '05 Awards in L.A. But she didn't spend the night solo: Simpson, who took home the "Big Stylin'" award, had mom Tina and assistant CaCee Cobb there too.