Everyone else, on the other hand, who thought that maybe the whole Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson marriage was nothing more than a corpse-eyed attempt to get Nick and Jessica famous and wealthy, should pull up a seat – it looks like this divorce is going to get bitter.
When the marriage of Jessica Simpson (CDs) and Nick Lachey finally
staggered to it’s inevitable demise last month, few people raised any
eyebrows. There had already been Jessica Simpson And Nick Lachey Split! headlines filling American gossip magazines, but they were all denied. At one point, Jessica Simpson even claimed that all the gossip about the state of her marriage had landed her in therapy. She must have a rubbish therapist – less than three weeks after she said this, Nick and Jessica split for good.
It’s thought that last month Jessica Simpson suddenly decided to
separate from Nick Lachey in a car last month. Reports suggest that the big
break-up conversation went:
Nick Lachey: “Isn’t this worth fixing?”
Jessica Simpson: "No."
The cynical translation of that exchange is as follows:
Nick Lachey: "Do you think we’ve managed to squeeze all the money out of this honking sham corpse of a relationship by now?"
Jessica Simpson: "Yes."
Now it looks like the Nick and Jessica dream really is over for
good. On Friday, Jessica Simpson filed for divorce from Nick Lachey,
citing that old chestnut "irreconcilable differences." According to
reports, Jessica has asked the court to have her last name legally
has also requested the court terminate Nick’s spousal rights, meaning
the court would not be able to award Nick any spousal support.
But Nick might have the last laugh – Jessica apparently refused to
sign a prenuptial agreement before the wedding, and – seeing as how
Jessica is a platinum-selling recording artist and movie star and Nick
doesn’t really do anything – Nick should be coining it in by the end of
[story by Stuart Heritage]