Jessica Simpson’s Memoir Is Being Adapted Into A Scripted Series For Amazon Prime

Jessica Simpson’s Memoir Is Being Adapted Into A Scripted Series For Amazon Prime

    Jessica Simpson’s Memoir Is Being Adapted Into A Scripted Series For Amazon Prime

    “I know that many of my struggles are universal.”

    Jessica Simpson

    Open Book

    In early February, Jessica Simpson released her memoir, , where she mixed vulnerability and humor to detail extremely personal events in her life.

     Jessica Simpson celebrates #1 New York Times best-selling memoir, "Open Book"

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    sexually abused by a family friend

    The New York Times #1 bestseller included sensitive topics that might come as a surprise to fans, like turning to drugs and alcohol after being sexually abused by a family friend as a child…

    Jessica Simpson seen out and about in Manhattan

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    Jessica later admitted to confronting the woman who abused her.

    behind the scenes

    The Newlyweds

    As well as opening up about subjects that fans are more familiar with, like her marriage to ex-husband Nick Lachey, and what really went on behind the scenes of their reality TV show

    Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey

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    Well, Jessica’s personal revelations are now coming to an even bigger audience, because she signed a multimedia deal with Amazon Studios to bring her story to the small screen.

    Jessica Simpson on "The View"

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    the Hollywood Reporter

    According to the Hollywood Reporter , the deal includes two TV projects, one scripted and one unscripted, which will be based on Jessica’s memoir.

    Jessica Simpson attends Create & Cultivate Los Angeles

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    The deal also includes publishing rights for the projects.

    The scripted series will explore Jessica’s life after her divorce with Nick and her “journey to discovering herself.” This will stream through IMDb TV, a subsidiary of Amazon.

    Jessica Simpson attends the Beautycon Festival LA 2018

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    docuseries

    As for the unscripted project, it will serve as a docuseries , debuting never-before-seen video footage of the singer and fashion designer.

    The docuseries will feature a trove of previously unseen, personal video footage that Simpson recorded over the past decade and will track the ups and downs of her singing career, the start of her billion-dollar clothing business, and her journey to sobriety, among other subjects.

    said

    “I am humbled and honored to partner with Amazon Studios to bring my story and heart to life on the screen,” said Jessica.

    Jessica Simpson arrives at a hotel in SoHo

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    “I know that parts of my life have been extraordinary, but I also know that many of my struggles are universal.”

    Jessica Simpson visits Macy's South Coast Plaza

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    “I hope to continue the mission I set out to accomplish in writing Open Book — to inspire others to be entertained, moved, and empowered to walk through fear and come out on the other side even stronger.”

    Jessica Simpson signs copies of her new book "Open Book" at Barnes & Noble Union Square

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    the Hollywood Reporter

    To learn more about Jessica’s deal with Amazon Studios, head to the Hollywood Reporter

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