(March 9) -- Remember all that weight gain hoopla surrounding Jessica Simpson a month or so ago? The now-country singer seems to have wiped them out in the single donning of a pair of short-shorts, a la her Daisy Dukes character from 'The Dukes of Hazard' movie.
At her Florida show on Sunday night, Simpson strutted the stage in her short-shorts with a revealing white bodice and a flannel shirt covering her arms.
In January, Simpson's high-waisted jeans and apparent weight gain made headlines across the country. As a backlash, Simpson, her sister Ashlee and dozens of celebrities spoke out about the reaction, slamming the media and those who criticized Simpson.
"I feel like in our world today we focus on so many things that are completely pointless," Simpson told fans during one concert shortly after the weight stories began.
Ashlee, Jessica's younger sister, was a bit more forward when she addressed the topic on her blog. "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 all women to read about a woman?s weight or figure as a headline on Fox News," she wrote.
Enough with the fat jokes - Kelly Clarkson tells an Australian radio show that she's tired of weight criticism and actually, she loves her curvy figure.
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In an PEOPLE interview, Kirstie Alley says she'd like to lose almost 100 lbs. "One time on 'Cheers,' I weighed about 148 lbs., and they told me to lose, like, 20 lbs.... I wasn't fat. But they're saying, 'You need to lose 20 lbs.' So what does that put me at?"
Anna Faris isn't worried about keeping her 'House Bunny' shape now that she's getting married. "I am fattening it up!" she tells PEOPLE.
Singer and 'American Idol' judge Kara DioGuardi reveals to Extra that she's fought an eating disorder for quite some time. She says she used to binge eat because she didn't have music as an outlet at the time.
Former tennis pro Monica Seles reveals in her new book, 'Getting A Grip,' that she has finally beaten her 9-year battle with food. Seles admits she packed on the pounds to cope with stress relating to her father's death and being stabbed in the back on court during a match in 1993.
Audrina Patridge says her new appearance has nothing to do with plastic surgery, and everything to do with dropping some "baby fat." Some had speculated she got a nose job and other work done.
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According to rumors, Scarlett Johansson has dropped 14 lbs since she began work on 'Iron Man 2' with Gwyneth Paltrow, who is mentoring her young co-star. Scarlett is seen here on Nov. 5, 2008 and March 24, 2009.
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Star Jones' drastic weight loss -- and the controversial way she achieved it -- helped facilitate her exit from 'The View.' Now, she's apologizing to her former co-panelists. "I'm so sorry that I placed a burden on my colleagues. I never asked them to lie."
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In Jaime Pressly's memoir, the 'My Name is Earl' star describes the eating disorder she suffered as a young fashion model.
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Lindsay Lohan appears to be in another one of her "skinny" moods. The actress has been showing off her stick-thin figure at NYC' Fashion Week. Here, she attends a store opening on Feb. 15.