Online Apologizes to Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson has received a public apology from E! Online, a day
after the website posted a bogus reports claiming she had filed for
divorce from her husband Nick Lachey.
The apology yesterday (25MAY05) after reporting that the singer had
officially filed to end her two-and-a-half-year marriage, citing
The statement reads, "E! deeply regrets that a draft report from
E! Online, which contained some false information regarding the Nick
Lachey and Jessica Simpson marriage, was accidentally disseminated.
"The couple has not filed for divorce. E! apologizes to Nick,
Jessica, their families and their fans for any distress this may have
Late yesterday Simpson told US Weekly about the posting, "It is
completely false and we would sue them if they hadn't taken it down."