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Jessica Simpson's First Tweet Since Giving Birth – & It's Hilarious | Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson Posts First Tweet Since Giving Birth

Originally posted 07/13/2013 04:20PM

That's a really big baby.

Jessica Simpson emerged from her post-natal haze Friday to reach out via Twitter for the first time since delivering son Ace Knute on June 30 – and it appears she hasn't lost her goofy sense of humor.

"Eric got carried away with his swaddling skills!" she Tweeted, and included a link to a Twitpic.

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Is Jessica Simpson Wearing Two Different Sneakers?

Is Jessica Simpson Wearing Two Different Sneakers?

Originally posted 04/18/2013 03:00PM

We wonder if the expectant Fashion Star mentor has a case of baby brain...

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Jessica Simpson Celebrates Her Baby Shower | Jessica Simpson

UpdatePosted 04/15/2013 10:30AM

Jessica Simpson Celebrates Her Baby Shower

Originally posted 04/14/2013 07:30PM

Break out the blue confetti!

Jessica Simpson's friends and family – including sister Ashlee Simpson, close pal Jessica Alba (below) and hairstylist Ken Paves – fêted the Fashion Star mentor, 32, with a country bash to celebrate the impending arrival of her son.

On Sunday afternoon at an L.A. hotel, Simpson's nearest and dearest (including her 11-month-old daughter Maxwell), gathered at a Tom Sawyer-themed affair, complete with vintage tables, tin pitchers, and a wooden boat alongside the nearby pond.

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Jessica Simpson: Second Pregnancy Was a Shock, Much Different Than First | Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson: Second Pregnancy Was a Shock, Much Different Than First

Originally posted 01/16/2013 08:45AM

"Apparently it was a part of God's plan for my life," the Fashion Star mentor says with a laugh. "I was extremely shocked"

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Fashion Star Host Louise Roe Gushes About Her Romantic Engagement

Louise Roe, Host of Fashion Star, Is Engaged

Originally posted 12/05/2012 12:55PM

Fashion expert Louise Roe knows that romance never goes out of style.

The host of NBC's Fashion Star was vacationing with her boyfriend of 2½ years, Josh Slack, when he proposed to her – with her great-grandmother's aquamarine ring.

"I'm on cloud nine," Roe tells PEOPLE. "We're going to choose an engagement ring together but for now I'm wearing this, which has huge sentimental value to me."

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Jessica Simpson Wants to Hit Fashion Star Contestant 'Across the Face' | Jessica Simpson

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Fashion Star: Is It a Hit or a Miss?

Originally posted 03/14/2012 09:30AM

Well, that was interesting.

NBC's much-anticipated Fashion Star premiered Tuesday night, and it's definitely the spectacle we were promised.

The show started with a racy dance number that led into the first runway presentation, featuring looks from two contestants. It continued this way, showcasing three signature pieces from each designer, leaving the decision of who would stay in the competition – and who would go home – to buyers from H&M, Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy's.

The main focus of Tuesday's premiere was the runway show. Mentors Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie and John Varvatos had limited roles. There weren't many vignettes on the designers' back stories, and workroom drama was kept to a minimum.

Not that episode wasn't without any tension: Menswear designer Nicholas Bowes caused a bit of controversy when he dismissed Simpson and Richie's critiques of his trite motorcycle jackets and disjointed styling, saying he didn't value their opinions because they're women who design for other women.

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Nicole Richie Reveals How to Win Fashion Star's $6 Million Prize

Originally posted 03/13/2012 02:15PM

Fashion Star premieres Tuesday on NBC, and though it's drawing obvious comparisons to Project Runway, Nicole Richie insists it's different.

"This is something that's never been done before," she tells PEOPLE in the video above. "We're talking about the epitome of immediate fashion." Case in point: the clothes seen on the show's runway will be available immediately online and in-store at H&M, Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy's. The stores' buyers are the judges while Richie, Jessica Simpson and designer John Varvatos all serve as mentors to the 14 contestants.

So what's it like for Varvatos – who's designed for stars like Gerard Butler and Chace Crawford – to work with lovely ladies like Richie, Simpson and host Elle Macpherson? Richie answers that one with grin. "I kept having to slap the smile off his face every time Elle would walk on the stage," she jokes.

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