Jessica Simpson wants to be a positive role model for her three children about body image, source says

Jessica Simpson is set to set an instance.

On Thursday, an insider instructed Us Weekly that the singer-turned-fashion mogul desires her kids to look as much as her as somebody with a wholesome physique picture.

The 40-year-old is a mother to daughters Maxwell Drew, 9, and Birdie Mae, 2, in addition to son Ace Knute, 7.

“She desires to set an important instance for her kids and be a job mannequin to them,” the supply instructed the outlet. “With them getting older, they’re going to undergo physique modifications quickly, so she simply desires to ensure she will correctly educate them on what being wholesome actually means.”

The supply mentioned Simpson’s previous struggles with how the media centered on her weight has inspired her to talk out.


Jessica Simpson has opened up about her physique picture struggles within the memoir ‘Open Book.’
(John Shearer/Getty Images for Jessica Simpson Collection)

“She would by no means need her daughters to expertise what she’s suffered mentally along with her physique,” the insider defined. “She’s engaged on repairing her psychological well being and [having] a wholesome coronary heart, particularly now that she’s in her 40s.”

The outlet identified that her 2020 memoir titled “Open Book,” Simpson described how she was instructed to lose 15 kilos when she was simply 17 years outdated. Simpson went on to take weight loss supplements for 20 years.

“It took a protracted, however Jessica has lastly hit a wholesome level in her life the place she stopped caring a lot about wanting good,” mentioned the supply. “Jessica just isn’t into excessive weight-reduction plan anymore and caring about what a quantity on the size says. She’s solely centered on her general well being.”

Back in April, Simpson revealed to Hoda Kotb that she threw out her scale so she will solely deal with her well being with out the added stress of sustaining a sure goal weight.

“It was like an Ouija board,” she mentioned on the time. “I do not know how a lot I weigh. Like, I simply need to really feel good and be capable to zip my pants up. If I don’t have one other dimension. I’ve each dimension.”


Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson have been married since 2014.

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson have been married since 2014.
(Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for  Jessica Simpson Collection)

Simpson added by way of laughter that she “actually tried [her] hardest to not let that outline me.”

After welcoming Birdie Mae in March 2019, Simpson dropped 100 kilos over the course of a yr.

Earlier this month, Simpson’s mom, Tina Simpson, 61, additionally appeared on “Today” and mentioned her pop star daughter needed to grow to be a recluse due to the fixed body-shaming Simpson obtained on the top of her fame.

“I’ve to be sincere – to me, the toughest factor with Jessica has been the burden. Because the way in which individuals decide her, it is unbelievable,” mentioned the matriarch. “Body-shaming is a horrible factor, and no woman ought to should undergo that — or man. Period.”

Fox News’ Julius Young contributed to this report.

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