Topic: weight watchers

Weight Watchers Is Definitely Getting Their Money’s Worth With This Jessica Simpson Plug

Weight Watchers Is Definitely Getting Their Moneyâs Worth With This Jessica Simpson Plug

Jessica Simpson has officially kicked off her Weight Watchers spokesperson role with a fluffy piece in USA TODAY — and goodness, is she worth every single penny. Katie Couric should be jealous because the interview I envisioned for the new mother has already taken place, complete with “I’m just a regular mom like you” scripted lines, plugs about particular diets, and trainer name dropping. More »

Gaining A Ton Of Weight Is The New Career Savior For Celebrities

Gaining A Ton Of Weight Is The New Career Savior For Celebrities

This week it was announced that Jennifer Hudson will be launching a new clothing line for women with curves. Though Jennifer won an Oscar in 2007, it was her dramatic 80 pound weight loss and resulting Weight Watchers contract that really brought her career to a whole new level in the last few years. And then we are just counting down the days until Jessica Simpson loses weight with her $3 million Weight Watchers contract as a result of her much publicized pregnancy weight gain. Valerie Bertinelli is also sitting pretty with her Jenny Craig contract and who can keep track of how many times Janet Jackson (NutriSystem) gains and then loses weight and gets a commercial out of it. We can’t help but think with the average salary paid to celebrity endorsers for weight loss programs ranging from $500,000 to $3 million, is gaining weight when you are a celebrity and then landing a major business deal to lose it the new career savior? More »