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The Truth Behind Jessica Simpson's Transformation

Jessica Simpson has once again found herself in the spotlight regarding her appearance. The renowned singer recently addressed rumors suggesting that her weight loss was a result of using Ozempic, a medication primarily used for Type 2 diabetes but also claimed to aid in weight loss. However, Jessica firmly denied these assumptions, stating that her transformation was due to sheer willpower and not the medication.

In an interview with Bustle, published on July 6, Jessica expressed her exasperation, saying, "Oh Lord, I mean, it is not [Ozempic], it's willpower." She further explained that people seemed to want her to return to her previous lifestyle of drinking or even have another baby, but her body no longer allows for such changes.

Rather than dismissing her weight fluctuations over the years, Jessica emphasized how they have been a valuable asset for her personal growth. Having experienced being every size, she stated, "I am fortunate to have been every size. For [my] brand, understanding the women [who buy our products], and for my psyche."

Despite the wisdom gained from her journey, the 42-year-old admitted that comments about her body still sting. She asserted that she won't let negativity derail her, emphasizing her age and self-connection as sources of strength. Nevertheless, she acknowledged that hurtful comments can still have an impact.

This is not the first time Jessica has dealt with such scrutiny. Last November, fans accused her of using Ozempic after she shared an ad for Pottery Barn on Instagram, showcasing her daughter's room. Addressing the negativity, she posted on Instagram, "As much as I have learned to block out destructive noise…people's comments and judgments can still hurt deeply with their incessant nagging 'you will never be good enough.'"

Over the years, Jessica has been open and honest about her body journey with her fans. In 2019, she revealed that she had lost 100 pounds just six months after giving birth to her third child. Sharing her achievement on Instagram, she wrote about the emotional significance of feeling like herself again and the determination it took to reach that point.

In her memoir, which debuted in February 2020, Jessica reflected on the extreme measures she took to conform to certain beauty standards early in her career. She disclosed, "I immediately went on an extremely strict diet and started taking diet pills, which I would do for the next 20 years."

Nearly a decade earlier, during an interview with Oprah, Jessica discussed the pressure she faced to maintain her figure and the public scrutiny she endured for her weight fluctuations. She expressed her frustration, stating, "People couldn't stop talking about my weight fluctuating. It would bother any woman, I would think." She also emphasized the importance of self-acceptance and finding inner confidence.

While Jessica has experienced the highs and lows of public perception, it's worth noting that she is not the only celebrity to clarify her stance on Ozempic. Many other A-listers have also shared their opinions on the drug.



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