USMagazine, Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 8:15am (PDT)
Jessica Simpson needed to see the naked truth for herself.
Hitting the promotional circuit to tout her Weight Watchers deal, the famous new mom, 32, has been facing the TV cameras for the first time since giving birth to daughter Maxwell in May -- and admits her post-baby battle of the bulge has been hard.
"The very first time I got on the scale in my Weight Watchers meeting, my heart was pounding because I had no idea how much I weighed," she says. "I was always the girl who stood on the scale backwards because I didn't want to face it."