Ok, I think they care, but not to the extent that we thought they did. Because remember all those stories about Jessica Simpson‘s contract with Weight Watchers, and the deadlines they put her on, and about how she’d lose out on millions of dollars if she didn’t lose the weight fast enough? Yeah, apparently none of that was even true. Go figure.
Like many new moms, Jessica Simpson was eager to get her pre-baby body back after giving birth to daughter Maxwell Drew on May 1.
“For me, I really want to do something that is a lifestyle,” Simpson, 31, told PEOPLE later that month. “In the past I’ve been known to yo-yo diet.”
So in late May, the designer started Weight Watchers – for which she’s a spokesperson – and has been focused on losing weight gradually.
“She understands it’s a process,” a Simpson friend tells PEOPLE, adding that the star is “working very hard and she’s excited.”
As for rumors that there’s a deadline for her to lose her post-baby bulge, a rep for the weight-loss company says that’s untrue.
“Weight Watchers is in it for the long haul,” says a spokesperson. “We’re with her 100 percent as she develops a whole new relationship with food and activity.”
I just wonder how much of that is true and how much of that is just Weight Watchers trying to save face because they see how hard everyone is rooting for Jessica. Really, I don’t care what Jessica agreed to or if she’s breaking the contract she signed – I don’t care what she’s doing, period – but unless you’re giving her a friendly hug or a kind word or a pat on the back, then you can just leave her the f-ck alone. She is precious, lovely person with one of the most adorable babies in the world, and I won’t hear a bad word about her.