Nick & Jessica's Troubled Year

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

  • AUG. 28 photo | Jessica Simpson, Nick Lachey

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Updated: Thursday Dec 22, 2005 | 06:00 AM EST

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."