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Jessica Simpson turned down The Notebook role over sex scene
Subscriber Account active since. Jessica Simpson claimed she was up for the female lead in the drama "The Notebook," but turned the role down because of the sex scene. Simpson explained in her new tell-all memoir "Open Book" she wasn't comfortable doing the scene as she was married to Nick Lachey at the time — and it was to be with her former childhood crush Ryan Gosling. This is one of the best days of my life because I get to share my truth with you. By accepting and leading with our mistakes, we show ourselves that we are bigger than the monsters and stronger than our fears.
Jessica Simpson says she turned down 'The Notebook' over sex scene
Jessica Simpson 's new memoir Open Book delves into the popstar's life, covering dark topics including sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of a family friend as well as her rocky divorce from her first husband, Nick Lachey. But it also offers plenty of lighter A-list anecdotes, including how Simpson was offered Rachel McAdams' famous rule of Southern belle Allie Hamilton in The Notebook but ended up turning it down because of its steamy sex scene. According to Entertainment Tonight , Simpson writes, "I knew exactly what the movie was about because I had read the script. The iconic romantic film from received a PG rating and ended up being more romantic than raunchy. Simpson, 39, goes on to write, "And it would have been with Ryan Gosling, of all people.
By Jennifer Smith For Dailymail. Jessica Simpson claims in her new memoir that she 'turned down' the lead female role in The Notebook because it required a sex scene. In her book, she recalled being on a flight to Texas hours before it became public that her marriage to Nick Lachey was over when the movie was played on the in-flight entertainment system. Oh God, I thought.