Jessica Simpson's recent weight gain (and fashion sense, which may even be worse than her music, amazingly) has become quite the topic of debate this week.
Some say the alleged singer-actress is really letting herself go these days.
Contrarily, others believe her fuller, curvy figure is both normal and healthy.
Sensing an opportunity to get some attention from celebrity news sites defend her sister, newlywed Ashlee Simpson-Wentz is even getting in on the gossip action.
Ash sounded off on Jess' weight on her MySpace page:
"Since when did a woman's weight become newsworthy... I am completely disgusted by the headlines concerning my sister's weight. A week after the inauguration and with such a feeling of hope in the air for our country, I find it completely embarrassing and belittling to read about a woman's weight or figure as a headline on Fox News."
"All women come in different shapes, sizes, and forms. Just because you're a celebrity, there shouldn't be a different standard. Is this something you would say to your wife, daughter, mother, grandmother, or even a friend? I seriously doubt it."
"How can we expect teenage girls to love and respect themselves in an environment where we criticize a size 2 figure? Can we focus on things that really matter. - Ash"
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