Jessica Simpson refused Nick Lachey’s request to get a prenup before getting married in 2002, but she regretted it! The Open Book author admitted in an interview on The Dr. Oz Show that that was the only thing she wished she did differently in their relationship.
“I wish I would’ve signed a prenup,” Jessica, 39, told Dr. Oz, 59 in a preview for the February 6 episode.
The Open Book author continued, “The funny thing is that Nick wanted me to sign a prenup but I was so offended. I’m like, ‘But we’re going to be together for the rest of our lives. We’re saying our vows to God and in front of all of our family and friends. This is never going to end,’ and we didn’t sign a prenup.”
The talk-show host then asked if Jessica and Nick, 46, still had a relationship with each other. “There is not one,” she admitted.
In the fashion designer’s new memoir, she spoke fondly of her ex-husband whom she was with for seven years. “He knew me as this young, innocent 18-year-old that had never been introduced to the world in so many ways. I went straight from my father to him,” Jessica wrote. “Nick’s very smart. He was eight years older than me, but he was also young.”
She added, “We meant a lot to each other and we always will. I want to be very respectful because I married him for a reason, and we were together for seven years for a reason. He has a family now and I would never say anything to disrespect that.”
In the Dukes of Hazzard star’s memoir, she also revealed that she had sex with Nick after he slammed her in a 2006 documentary. “I didn’t know any other way to make it better, so I slept with him,” she wrote. Afterward, Jessica said she had “confirmation that this man was not my husband anymore.”
Jessica mentioned her ex-husband throughout Open Book, but he hasn’t read it. “No, I have not read a single word,” he told Us Weekly on February 1. “And no, she did not reach out before it was published.”
He and Vanessa, 39, also denied in an interview with the Today Show on February 3 that they gave Jessica and Eric, 40, a gift after the couple had children. “I feel bad, I’m sorry, you said somebody sent her … it wasn’t us, but thank you whoever sent it,” Vanessa told Hoda Kotb.
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