JESSICA SIMPSON: Yes, whether wearing rings to elongate your neck in Thailand or having plastic surgery in Brazil, women all over the world go to [great] lengths to feel beautiful.

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Please, Lord, give all of my beautiful fans, friends, enemies and family rest.

Bring all of us peace."These aren't the words of a woman on the verge—in fact, she sounds forgiving, reflective, mature.

JESSICA SIMPSON: I fell in love with the idea when it was presented to me.

They said, "You were the first person who came to mind.

And then there's her hugely successful fashion line, the Jessica Simpson Collection.

While other celebrities have found that the toe dip into the fashion world can be a tough one to survive, Simpson has spent the past four years becoming a bona fide fashion force; according to company sources, the business is projected to earn around 0 million by the end of this year.

GLAMOUR: So you plan to draw on your own experiences? When I was young, I would look at magazines and feel a lot of pressure.

As a child of 12, I would write things in my journal like, "I'm lying here and all I can think about is that my stomach is hanging over my underwear." That disturbs me even today!

You've got to love Jessica Simpson's resilience.

A few days after she and Tony Romo, her boyfriend of two years, broke up—he reportedly did it the night before her twenty-ninth birthday—she sent a Twitter message to her fans: "Everyone needs to know that hope floats….

GLAMOUR: And you've dealt with a lot of unfair media criticism [about your weight] in past months. JESSICA SIMPSON: I absolutely, 100 percent do not agree with how the media has made everyone [body] obsessed. GLAMOUR: What do you hope women will get out of watching a show like this? It was like a death in the family: You go through the mourning stage, then the rebellion, and then all of a sudden you have to find life by yourself.