Open Book by Jessica Simpson

Open Book by Jessica Simpson with Kevin Carr O’Leary

Jessica tells of growing up in 1980s Texas where she was sexually abused by the daughter of a family friend, and of unsuccessfully auditioning for the Mickey Mouse Club at age 13 with Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling before going on to sign a record deal with Columbia and marrying 98 Degrees member Nick Lachey. Along the way, she details the struggles in her life, such as the pressure to support her family as a teenager, divorcing Lachey, and enduring what she describes as an emotionally abusive relationship with… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Sexism
  • Child sexual abuse
  • Emotionally abusive relationship & gaslighting
  • Body dysmorphia
  • Cheating mentioned
  • Alcoholism
  • Disordered eating & dieting
  • Fertility issues
  • Pregnancy, labour & childbirth
  • Parent with cancer
  • Death of a cousin in car accident
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