Jessica Simpson, NBC Fashion Celebrity Mentor For Reality Series ‘Fashion Star’

By on Jun 14, 2011 in Entertainment, Fashion, Television, United States, World Comments
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Jessica Simpson, a fashion magnate and entertainer, joins NBC reality series entitled “Fashion Star” as mentor to aspiring designers, according to several international news sites.

Reports said that Simpson will help guide the 14 designers in the series as they compete for a multi-million dollar contract to launch their own brand.

“NBC is delighted to work with singer, designer, actress and pop culture icon Jessica Simpson. With an almost billion-dollar lifestyle brand under her belt she is sure to be an excellent mentor to our up-and-coming designers”, Paul Telegdy, NBC and Universal Media Studios executive vice president said in a statement.

Recent reports added that the 30-year-old entertainer established her credentials as a fashionista by successfully launching her fashion and lifestyle brand “Jessica Simpson Collection” in 2007. The collection consists of 22 product categories including denims, sportswear, watches, shoes, bags and fragrances.

Fashion Star is produced by Ben Silverman, the former executive of NBC and Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz of Magical Elves while Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson will be the host.

NBC is yet to announce the debut date for the show.

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