Simpson to mentor a fashion series

Updated: Jun 15, 2011, 09:05 AM IST

London: Singer-actress Jessica Simpson will reportedly take up the role of a mentor, for the aspiring designers on a new show.

Femalefirst.co.uk reports that she will appear on a new NBC reality series "Fashion Star".

Model Elle McPherson will host the show and Simpson will be on hand to help the contestants with their weekly challenges.

Simpson has made it big in the fashion industry, with a fashion label worth close to $1 billion under her belt.

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