New Face of Weight Watchers: Jessica Simpson

Will start $3M gig after having baby

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 12, 2011 9:06 AM CST

(Newser) – Jessica Simpson hasn't had her baby yet, but she's already planning for how to get back to her pre-pregnancy size. And apparently, she'll be paid $3 million to do so. That's how much the deal she just signed with Weight Watchers is worth, sources tell the New York Post. One says that Simpson, who was courted by other programs as well, will start the gig after having her baby. Click for 14 more celebs who've been paid to lose weight.

Singer Jessica Simpson poses at the 25th Annual Footwear News Achievement Awards, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Singer Jessica Simpson poses at the 25th Annual Footwear News Achievement Awards, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.   (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab)
In a April 26, 2011 file photo, Jessica Simpson poses at Us Weekly's Annual Hot Hollywood Style Issue event, in Los Angeles.
In a April 26, 2011 file photo, Jessica Simpson poses at Us Weekly's Annual Hot Hollywood Style Issue event, in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Recording artist/actress Jessica Simpson attends the 25th Annual Footwear News Achievement Awards at the Museum of Modern Art on November 29, 2011 in New York City.
Recording artist/actress Jessica Simpson attends the 25th Annual Footwear News Achievement Awards at the Museum of Modern Art on November 29, 2011 in New York City.   (Getty Images)
In this Jan. 19, 2010 file photo, Jessica Simpson arrives at the premiere of Extraordinary Measures in Los Angeles.
In this Jan. 19, 2010 file photo, Jessica Simpson arrives at the premiere of "Extraordinary Measures" in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
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