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Jessica Simpson opening up about her weight gain scrutiny was heartbreaking to digest

While reflecting back on her career, Simpson recalls spending so many years beating herself up for an unrealistic body standard that made her "feel like a failure all of the time."

FEBRUARY 22: Jessica Simpson attends Create & Cultivate Los Angeles at Rolling Greens Los Angeles on February 22, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

(Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

As women, we continuously feel we have to live up to unrealistic expectations society has carefully crafted for us. While men additionally encounter similar expectations, it's nowhere near the amount women endure on a day-to-day basis. One individual speaking out about this injustice is Jessica Simpson.

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