Country Fans to Crossover Simpson: Cross Back

'No twang' in singer's country tunes
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 21, 2008 11:08 AM CDT
Country Fans to Crossover Simpson: Cross Back
Country music may not save Jessica Simpson's floundering career.   (AP Photo/Dima Gavrysh)

Struggling pop star Jessica Simpson’s country crossover got off to a rocky start Saturday when her debut performance at Wisconsin’s Country Thunder Festival drew a decidedly mixed reaction from the crowd, the Kenosha News reports. "I just don't hear the country in her; I don't hear the twang. She's not good enough to be here," said a country fan.

"Just because she's dating Tony Romo it doesn't make her country," said another audience member. (More Jessica Simpson stories.)

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