And yet, despite it all, she does radiate a special quality.
44 on *Forbes’*s list of the hundred most powerful celebrities; who has had seven singles hit Top 10 and has gone platinum three times; whose first movie, We met in the Polo Lounge, the restaurant off the lobby of the Beverly Hills Hotel, in Los Angeles.
She was wearing a dark, fedora-like hat pulled low. She didn’t want to talk about her weight, so, of course, that’s all I could think of—it gilded each question in my mind: What are you working on now [that you’re fat]?
Alaïa has a loyal celebrity cult following including the likes of Tamara Ecclestone, Katie Holmes and Salma Hayek, but unfortunately it's quite an expensive club to be in as a dress like Jessica's will set you back £1680 (right, at Matches UK).
Here Jessica Simpson is shifting the status quo of the LBD in this luxurious Azzedine Alaïa number, the Rolls Royce of the dress world, no one crafts a skater silhouette quite like the designer.
She told me it’s part of her fashion line, which is on racks in Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Dillard’s, and which, she said, is the most lucrative part of her career. Do you see yourself as part of a class, with Christina and Britney [or are you too fat]?