by Kristina Lopez
During his appearance on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," singer Nick Lachey showed host Andy Cohen that he was game to answer some questions about his ex-wife Jessica Simpson.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Lachey appeared on the late night talk show with his fellow 98 Degrees band members Justin Jeffre, Jeff Timmons and brother Drew Lachey on Tuesday, May 7. The 39-year-old singer told Cohen, while answering a question from a fan, that he hadn't seen or spoken to Simpson in at least six years.
"Is this that part where I can plead the Fifth," Lachey asked Cohen, referring to a game the two played in a previous segment of the show, when the fan question came up. "It's been years. Years. Honestly, probably six years."
"It was like another lifetime ago," Lachey added.
When Cohen asked Lachey if he ever "curled up with a 'Newlyweds' DVD," Lachey said, "I have not. As you can imagine, that's not popular viewing in my house. We don't sit around as a family and watch the old DVDs."
Lachey and Simpson were married from 2002 until 2006. The couple starred together on the MTV reality show "Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica."
Since then, Lachey wed television personality Vanessa Minnillo in July 2011 and the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Camden John, in September 2012.
Simpson has also moved on. She became engaged to former NFL player Eric Johnson in 2010. The two are parents to a 1-year-old daughter named Maxwell Drew Johnson and Simpson is currently pregnant with the couple's second child.
During the "Plead the Fifth" segment of the show, Cohen asked Lachey "What is the best thing about no longer having Joe Simpson as a father-in-law?"
Drew Lachey chimed in and said, "Everything!"
Nick Lachey's answer to the question can be viewed here. (Warning: Video contains an expletive.) The boy band was on the talk show to promote their new album "2.0," which was released on Tuesday.
Check out Lachey talking about Simpson on "Watch What Happens Live" below.