Jessica Simpson posted a photo of herself on Instagram wearing her old elementary school cheerleading jacket and the image quickly went viral on social media. The caption for the photo of Simpson wearing a green jacket with her name embroidered said, "Found my cheerleading jacket from eighth grade."
Many of Simpson's followers and fans were concerned about her appearance in the photo, with some speculating that the forty-two-year-old singer had lost a significant amount of weight.
"I love Jessica, but she looks a lot different," wrote one commenter. "Are you okay? You look like you're still losing weight," said another. The most common reaction was simply, "What happened to you?" On the other hand, several fans felt it wasn't appropriate for anyone to make remarks about her appearance or body.
Someone wrote: "I'm 50 & I could wear my 8th-grade varsity jacket… they’re baggy… now jeans would be a different story but jackets c’mon…" Simpson has had a tumultuous relationship with her weight over the course of her career, trying various diets in an attempt to shed pounds.
In the past, she has faced criticism for both gaining and losing weight, with some accusing her of not being a good role model for young women. Despite the criticism, Simpson seems to be focusing on her own health and well-being.
It has been reported that she lost 45 kilograms following her third pregnancy, and she has spoken openly about the hard work and dedication it took to achieve her weight loss goals.
Known for her mainstream and country music smashes as well as her parts in movies and television shows, Jessica Simpson is a well-known American singer and actress.
With hits like "I Wanna Love You Forever" and "With You," she gained popularity in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Simpson has a background in fashion design and has produced a number of popular fragrances in addition to her music career.
She wed former NFL player Eric Johnson in 2014, and the two are parents to three children. Simpson has remained a well-liked and prosperous figure in the entertainment business despite years of criticism and investigation.