Joe Simpson Defends No-Talent Hack Daughters

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Joe Simpson will not take criticism of his prize employees sitting down.

At Monday's performance of Chicago in Manhattan, where Ashlee Simpson-Wentz made her Broadway debut, her dad admitted feeling under siege.

"We as a family are under a lot pressure," the pimp-in-chief of the Simpsons said, adding that peeps want "to make us look bad, want us to fail."

This is not true, and we resent the allegation. We merely point out and delight in the fact that they do fail when their acting is beyond painful.

"The world says whatever it says," he adds. "They always want to make it look like we're failures but we're really just a family that works hard."

Not sure who they are, but whatever helps Joe sleep at night.

  • Jess Simps
  • Ash Simps

Ashlee getting canned from Melrose Place wasn't the only setback in what has been a tough year for Joe's girls, however. There's Jessica. Ouch.

In 2009, she struggled with her weight, wore some hideous fashion, watched a coyote snack on her dog and got dumped by NFL star Tony Romo.

The night before her birthday, no less. That stings.

Fortunately, next year Jessica returns to reality TV with The Price of Beauty, a VH1 series that features her traveling the world. Scintillating.

The happy dad - who cried during Ashlee's Chicago performance - praised both of his daughters' ability to roll with the punches above all.

"My children look at ups and downs and rise up above it all and remain strong. We're just normal people, and we always try to be who we are."

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They are both very ordinary "highly untalented" young girls that their father has "pimped" and made a lot of money off of. Their reign is over; the public is tired of them. It should be talent first...then polish it, then present them; but in this case..it was present them and see what'll happen. Why did people ever buy the idea they had something going for them????

Ashlee Simpson Biography

Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson-Wentz Oh, Ashlee Simpson, ye of little worth. She is Jessica's annoying, less hot, talentless, plastic surgery-loving little sister. Woo! Yup,... More »
Born
Birthplace
Dallas, Texas
Full Name
Ashlee Nicole Simpson-Wentz

Ashlee Simpson Quotes

I didn't know I'd be getting married right now, but I'm so happy to be! I'm a lucky girl.

Ashlee Simpson

Do I look like I had 10 cheeseburgers or something?

Ashlee Simpson [avoiding pregnancy questions]
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