Jessica Simpson Engaged To Former NFL Player

Look out, Nick. Jessica is engaged now too.

Jessica Simpson representatives Lauren Auslander and Cindi Berger tell The Associated Press that the singer and sometime actress is engaged to former NFL player Eric Johnson.

The announcement comes less than two weeks after Jessica Simpson's former husband and "Newlyweds" co-star Nick Lachey announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo.

The 30-year-old Simpson and 31-year-old Johnson, who played for the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints, have been dating since May.

Simpson tells People magazine she'll be singing on a float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and her fiance and his family will be joining her.

Simpson and Lachey split in 2005 after three years of marriage.


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  • by Anonymous on Nov 17, 2010 at 04:00 AM
    I really could care less. I just think it's weird that they have not dated very long and then announce this just days after her ex-husband announced his engagement. Hmmmm....somehow I don't see this working out....but I don't wish unhappiness for her, so good luck.
  • by kathryn Location: gatesville on Nov 15, 2010 at 05:14 PM
    I am sorry but I do not consider this newsworthy.
  • by so what Location: ENC on Nov 15, 2010 at 04:04 PM
    so she couldn't convince tony romo to marry her, so she gonna marry a washed up has been. seems to me she just had to marry a football player
  • by A Location: here on Nov 15, 2010 at 01:06 PM
    GOOD FOR HER!!!! That is WONDERFUL! Stop being so rude to ppl you don't even know!
  • by J Location: somewhere on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:42 PM
    former player? oh mercy....hope she doesn't have a good album come out then the jealousy will come out and divorce #2!
  • by jason rolling on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:27 AM
    hope she finds happiness, but i doubt it. and WHY, WHY would she announce right after her ex-husband's. pathetic..............
  • by Eww on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:36 AM
    He is ugly! She could do so much better!
  • by Anonymous on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:26 AM
    Who gives a big whop? This marriage will not last long either, and she will be looking again. Give it a few months.
  • by Anonymous on Nov 15, 2010 at 09:05 AM
    Is Jessica Simpson someone special or something? People get engaged all the time.
  • by DONNA on Nov 15, 2010 at 08:41 AM
    it will last 6 months. . . well, maybe a year?
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