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Jessica Simpson Shares Selfie With Daughter While Celebrating 6 Years Of Sobriety: 'Choose To Be Kind'

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By Alisan Duran on November 3, 2023 at 9:30 AM EDT

Jessica Simpson marks the most recent achievement in her journey to sobriety!

The singer and actress celebrated six years of sobriety. Simpson, 43, shared the significant milestone through an Instagram Story, guiding followers to a post from November 1, 2021, which included a photo of her from the same date in 2017. The post served as a poignant reflection on her transformative journey.

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Jessica Simpson Celebrating A Big Milestone

Jessica Simpson seen posing outside the Bowery Hotel in NYC on Feb 04, 2020

Simpson wrote, "6 years ago."

The initial post marked the celebration of Simpson's fourth anniversary of sobriety. In the picture, the "Dukes of Hazzard" star is seated with a sunbeam illuminating her face, gazing away from the camera.

"This person in the early morning of Nov 1, 2017 is an unrecognizable version of myself. I had so much self-discovery to unlock and explore," she wrote.

"I knew in this very moment I would allow myself to take back my light, show victory over my internal battle of self-respect, and brave this world with piercing clarity," Simpson continued, and added that to accomplish those goals, she "needed to stop drinking alcohol."

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Jessica Simpson Reflects On Past Struggles

In the caption, Simpson admitted, "The drinking wasn't the issue. I was. I didn't love myself. I didn't respect my own power."

As she marked four years on her journey, she celebrated the ability to reconcile with her fears.

"I own my personal power with soulful courage," Simpson declared in 2021. "I am wildly honest and comfortably open. I am free."

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Jessica Simpson Takes A Selfie With Her Lookalike Daughter

Alongside the Instagram Story, Simpson shared a heartfelt photo featuring her daughter, Maxi Drew. Accompanying the image, she conveyed a powerful message: "Choose to be kind today because you never know how much someone might need it."

In the comments section, a follower pointed out that Simpson's daughter looked like a "carbon copy" of her.

"The goodness glow forever will show," added another user.

"This is one of the best pictures. That I have ever seen of you," the third commenter told Simpson, who confidently bared her makeup-free face in the image.

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Jessica Simpson Gives An 'Advice' To Her Fans

Singer Jessica Simpson wears "mama jeans" while performing as part of the 99.9 Kiss Country 24th Annual Chili Cookoff on January 25, 2009 in Pembroke Pines, Florida. 25 Jan 2009 Pictured: Jessica Simpson. Photo credit: MEGA +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA471224_014.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]

On the occasion of celebrating five years of sobriety last year, Simpson shared, "I am capable of pretty much anything I care enough about to put my mind to. I am present. I am deeply inspired. I am determined. I am honest. I care about other people."

Continuing her message, she encouraged others not to give up on themselves and to remain true to who they are.

"A little adviceā€¦live inside your dreams and move through them. Don't give up on yourself because someone else did. Stay true to YOU. It has worked for me in this chaotic life thus far. Nothin' and nobody will rob me of my joy. Ya might come close but it is mine to own. Yours should be too," Simpson concluded.

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The Time Jessica Simpson Felt 'Terrified'

In Simpson's 2020 memoir, "Open Book," the actress recounted the pivotal moment when she realized the need to reduce her alcohol intake. She revealed that after a few drinks at a Halloween party, she became disoriented and was unable to attend to dressing her children -- Maxwell "Maxi" Drew, 11, Ace Knute, 10, and Birdie Mae, 4.

Simpson shared how "terrified" she was of her kids seeing her in that situation.

"I am ashamed to say that I don't know who got them into their costumes that night," the star wrote.

Simpson also recounted, "Giving up the alcohol was easy. I was mad at that bottle. At how it allowed me to stay complacent and numb."

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