Nick & Jessica's Troubled Year

See the highs and lows of PEOPLE.com's Most Fascinating Couple of 2005. By Emily Fromm

AUG. 28

With her first movie, The Dukes of Hazzard, in theaters, Simpson (in shorts and a Rachel Roy blouse), hit the MTV Video Music Awards in Miami with her husband. Later, a tabloid reported that she'd snapped at Lachey, "Are we gonna do this together?" before they walked the red carpet. Simpson's rep called the report "nonsense."