Jessica Simpson 'wise about weight'
Published Oct 4 2009, 02:40 BST | By Catriona Wightman Jessica Simpson
's father has said that she is "wise" about weight.
Speaking to Us Weekly
, Joe Simpson explained that his daughter's television programme The Price Of Beauty
has made her more self-confident.
"She's always scrutinised by the world and [it's great] to watch her go to other countries and see women talk about what is beautiful there," he said.
"We were just in Uganda, and a beauty ambassador knew Jessica's total story about her weight and blah, blah, blah. [She said] to Jessica that it's about who you are inside, which is the message of our show."
Joe Simpson added that he does not need to give his daughter advice on dealing with comments about her weight.
"I don't have to tell her anything anymore," he said. "She's wise."
However, he admitted that he gets frustrated by comments made about Jessica and her sister Ashlee.
He said: "The girls are wonderful kids who have so much to offer, and as a father, the greatest frustration in the world is that people are told who they are instead of knowing who they are."