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Ashlee Simpson Reflects on Infamous 'Saturday Night Live' Performance, 14 Years Later

Ashlee Simpson Reflects on Infamous 'Saturday Night Live' Performance, 14 Years Later

Ashlee Simpson is speaking out about her Saturday Night Live performance, where she was caught lip-syncing during the live show.

If you don’t remember what happened, back in 2004, Ashlee took the stage to sing her song “Autobiography,” but instead, a pre-recorded track for “Pieces of Me” started playing. It became clear there was a major mistake, and fans began speculating that she had been lip-syncing all along.

The moment became infamous, and Ashlee has not spoken much about it since it happened all those years ago.

“It’s definitely not difficult to talk about…that was a very long time ago,” Ashlee told E! News. “It’s something that happened to me and things in life happen to you and they make you stronger and they make you a better performer, a better person. I think things like that build your character and your strength and it’s how you handle them.”

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  • 🇺🇸 Kari ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Ashlee who?

  • Stoni

    She just wants the exposure because of her reality show with her husband coming up. Hope they don’t split like her sister and Nick did after their reality show. Curse

  • laura

    So basically she didn’t say anything.

  • nicpace

    better person yes, better performer ah I don’t think so

  • Lewisbieber

    she’s a fraud

  • Lewisbieber

    she’s a fraud