Jessica Simpson’s latest announcement on her sobriety is being celebrated by her followers, and a supply says it made her cry.
Just lately the 41-year-old shared an “unrecognizable” throwback photograph of herself from 4 years in the past in honor of her sobriety anniversary, and the response “moved” her to tears, a good friend of the singer and businesswoman instructed PEOPLE.
“It was very real for her,” the pal says. “She spent half the day crying. It meant so much to her to hear from people, hear their stories and know that she helped even one person.”
Simpson was candid on the second her life took a activate Nov. 1, 2017, writing in her put up that at that second she knew “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” by quitting alcohol.
Followers and others admired her openness and confirmed their help.
“She was reflecting. Jessica does not want to hide anything anymore. She is an open book. She wants people to show that if she can post a cute photo of her family at Halloween, she also wants to show that is not all life is,” the good friend says, including that Simpson was stunned by the overwhelming response. “She wants to share the truth.”
Simpson is unquestionably in a greater place.
“She’s doing well. She’s very present and she’s clear and clear-minded and her family is doing great,” the pal says. “It’s not that she doesn’t face challenges but she’s learning how to be better equipped to deal with challenges and more accepting of things that have happened in her past.”