Jessica Simpson baby born, tabloids scramble for new obsession

Jessica Simpson baby born, finally, according to her publicist. Jessica Simpson's pregnancy captured the attention of pop culture hounds for month, fueled by Simpson's own penchant for attention. Now that her baby girl, Maxwell, has been born, America's tabloids must find a new obsession.

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Jessica Simpson baby born, finally, according to her publicist. The pregnancy captured the attention of pop culture hounds for month, fueled by Simpson's own penchant for attention. America's tabloids must now scramble for a new obsession.

Jessica Simpson has finally given birth to a baby girl named Maxwell, weighing 9 pounds, 13 ounces.

Whew, I’m glad that’s over – her pregnancy was really tough on me.

Two months ago she was already being called “heavily pregnant” so I can not imagine being as uncomfortable as she looked and still having 2 months to go.

Is it me or did she seem to be pregnant a really long time? Based on when she announced her pregnancy and her accompanying picture, I would have guessed she was already 4 or 5 months along. Then of course there was the whole posing thing and her tendency to over share…

Now I just wonder how much over sharing she’ll be doing about waiting the 6 weeks before she can have relations…or her daughter’s umbilical cord…or diaper details.

Sigh.

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So what do you think of the name Maxwell for a girl?

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