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June 13, 2011 - 1:45 PM
FILE - In a April 26, 2011 file photo, Jessica Simpson poses at Us Weekly's Annual Hot Hollywood Style Issue event, in Los Angeles. Simpson is taking on the role of mentor to aspiring designers for a new NBC reality series. The network said Monday, June 13, 2011 that Simpson will help guide contestants in the series "Fashion Star" as they compete for a multimillion-dollar contract to launch a brand. Elle McPherson will host the series. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)