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Jessica Simpson, star of VH1's The Price of Beauty, continues her quest to make the world a more beautiful place. The star appeared at the annual gala for New York's Operation Smile this weekend to launch the organization's new self-esteem initiative, which seeks to improve the lives of young people.
"Trust me: I've been through it," the star told the crowd, of being criticized for her looks. "I've had to travel from country to country but we can do it right here in America and find ourselves, believe in ourselves and be who we are."
"I promise this movement will change the lives of so many girls that don't feel good about themselves," Simpson vowed.
As for her personal life, the singer/actress (who turns 30 this July) says she's looking forward to the new chapter in her life -- and what it could bring.
"It's happening and I feel it," Simpson said. "I think  is going to be a good year for me. I experienced a lot in my twenties – a lot more than a lot of people in their twenties would experience. I feel old in a lot of ways, but I feel naive in ways that I can't wait to see what happens next."
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