2012 in review: 13 memorable entertainment stories

Slideshow posted in Photos | Saturday, December 29, 2012

9 of 10: Jessica Simpson welcomes first child, drops baby weight and announces she's expecting again

It was a banner year for Jessica Simpson. It started off when the singer and fashion entrepreneur welcomed her first child with fiance Eric Johnson on May 1. The baby girl, named Maxwell Drew Johnson, weight in at 9 pounds and 13 ounces at birth.

Simpson, who is 5 feet 4 inches tall, has said in the past that when she posed nude and pregnant on the April 2012 cover of Elle Magazine, she weighed 'like 170 pounds' during her pregnancy.

Simpson reportedly signed a multimillion dollar deal with Weight Watchers to lose her baby weight and in a recent ad, she revealed she has lost more than 50 pounds thanks to the diet program.

On December 25, the 32-year-old confirmed she was pregnant with her second child when she Tweeted out a photo of her daughter dressed in a red and white striped onesie, sitting on a patch of sand with the words "BIG SIS" scrawled in it.

Her rep confirmed to OTRC.com that the singer is pregnant.

(Pictured: Jessica Simpson, Eric Johnson and their daughter Maxwell Drew appear in a photo posted on Simpson's Twitter page on July 5, 2012. / The couple's daughter Maxwell Drew is pictured in a photo posted on Simpson's Twitter page on Dec. 25, 2012.) (lockerz.com/s/222617350 / twitter.com/JessicaSimpson/status/283611777089011712/photo/1)

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