Jessica Simpson “Didn’t Think About Alcohol” During COVID-19 Pandemic, Focuses on Sobriety

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Jessica Simpson shared an update on her sobriety.

The 40-year-old singer gave up alcohol in November 2017 and explained that she had “not thought of alcohol” amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic during a remote appearance on The Tamron Hall Show.

“It’s weird because alcohol was such an easy thing for me to give up. It was holding onto the way I romanticized the pain I loved to hold onto, ”she said in a preview of the interview, which aired Friday.

Update on sobriety: Jessica Simpson gave up alcohol in November 2017 and explained that she had “not thought about alcohol” amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in a remote appearance on The Tamron Hall Show

The talk show host, 50, asked the fashion designer what it was like to ‘stay sober’ during this ‘tough year’.

Jessica hasn’t had a drink since first getting sober over three years ago and hasn’t let the stress of 2020 get in the way of her trip.

The star revealed she couldn’t do it without having her 41-year-old husband Eric Johnson by her side: “Eric and I, both of us looking at each other, like, we couldn’t have been drinking through. it. “

Simpson is currently promoting the paperback release of his best-selling 2020 memoir, Open Book.

The 40-year-old singer said in a preview of the interview, which aired Friday: `` It's weird because alcohol was an easy thing for me to give up.  It was holding on to the way I romanticized the pain I loved to hold onto '

The 40-year-old singer said in a preview of the interview, which aired Friday: “It’s weird because alcohol was an easy thing for me to give up. It was holding on to the way I romanticized the pain I loved to hold on to

Supportive husband: The star hasn't had a drink since first getting sober over three years ago and has revealed she can't do it without having her 41-year-old husband Eric Johnson by his side: 'Eric and I, both of us looking at each other, like, we couldn't have been drinking through that'

Supportive husband: The star hasn’t had a drink since first getting sober over three years ago and has revealed she can’t do it without having her 41-year-old husband Eric Johnson by his side: ‘Eric and I, both, we look at you, like, we couldn’t have been drinking through that’

In the book, she described hitting rock bottom after a Halloween party at the couple’s house in late 2017 when she told friends, “I have to stop. Something must stop. And if it’s the alcohol that does this and makes it worse, then I quit.

Her former NFL player husband joined her in quitting alcohol to serve as a pillar of support as she entered a new chapter in her life.

“Eric quit drinking the second I did. He said, “I’ll do it with you, baby.” “It wasn’t a big deal and he didn’t turn around or look back,” she told People in 2020.

“It’s just the way it is. He is a very selfless and loving person who is the most amazing father on the planet.

Sober beginnings: Simpson is currently promoting her bestselling Open Book, where she described hitting rock bottom at the end of 2017: `` I have to stop.  Something must stop.  And if it's the alcohol that does that, and that makes it worse, then I quit '

Sober Beginnings: Simpson is currently promoting her best-selling Open Book, where she described hitting rock bottom at the end of 2017: “I have to stop. Something must stop. And if it’s alcohol that does that, and that makes it worse, then I quit ‘

Happy family: Loving parents share three children: their daughters Birdie Mae, 2, and Maxwell Drew, 8, as well as their 7-year-old son, Ace Knute.

Happy family: Loving parents share three children: daughters Birdie Mae, 2, and Maxwell Drew, 8, and son Ace Knute, 7.

The loving parents share three children: their daughters Birdie Mae, 2, and Maxwell Drew, 8, as well as their 7-year-old son, Ace Knute.

Simpson said Thursday she was “very open” about the sexual abuse she suffered as a young girl with her children after writing about it in her book.

During an appearance sure Hello America, she said she decided to speak to her daughter Maxwell about the abuse after being approached by a fan at a book signing event, who said she was inspired to seek therapy after reading His experience.

Maxwell was with her at the time and Jessica decided to stop the event in order to tell her what had happened.

Moved: During an appearance on Good Morning America, Simpson said she decided to speak to her daughter Maxwell about the abuse after being approached by a fan at a book signing event, who said that she was inspired to seek therapy after reading her experience.

Moved: During an appearance on Good Morning America, Simpson said she decided to speak to her daughter Maxwell about the abuse after being approached by a fan at a book signing event, who said that she was inspired to seek therapy after reading her experience.

Say to the children: '[Maxwell] was like, "Mom, what is she talking about?" And so I held the autograph line, and I was like, "Guess this is when I'm going to tell my daughter about it here in Times Square,"'said the author

Say to the children: ‘[Maxwell] was like, “Mom, what is she talking about?” And so I held the autograph line, and I thought, “I guess this is the time when I’m going to talk to my daughter here in Times Square,” the author said.

‘She said,’ Mom, what is she talking about? And so I held the autograph line, and I thought, “I guess this is the time when I’m going to talk to my daughter here in Times Square,” the author said.

“But it was a perfect moment because she saw how open and honest being with your feelings and how you can inspire people that way… how moving honesty really is and how it can change the people’s lives and she saw it. mom did that, ”Simpson added. “She went home and started writing… since then she has been writing in her journal. “

Revelations: In the book, Jessica revealed that a family friend's daughter sexually assaulted her when she was six.  The singer kept it a secret for years and didn't tell her parents about it until six years after the debut.

Revelations: In the book, Jessica revealed that a family friend’s daughter sexually assaulted her when she was six. The singer kept it a secret for years and didn’t tell her parents about it until six years after the debut.

In the book, Jessica revealed that a family friend’s daughter sexually assaulted her when she was six.

The Public Affair singer kept it a secret for years and didn’t tell her parents about it until six years after the debut.

Simpson also admitted that his children had read some of his memoirs: “They read part of it. There is nothing that is forbidden. We are very open as a family. For me, when I talk about sexual abuse and the like, it happened to me when I was younger than them and at their age. So, this is something that we are very open to. “

Honesty: Simpson also admitted that his children had read some of his memoirs: `` They read part of it.  There is nothing that is forbidden.  We are very open in family '

Honesty: Simpson also admitted that his children had read some of his memoirs: “They read part of it. There is nothing that is forbidden. We are very open in family ‘

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