Joe Simpson Smothering Jessica Simpson’s New Beau, Eric Johnson

The only thing clingier than Jessica Simpson’s “Mom Jeans” is her father. Jess’ ever-meddling pops — whose demands and catty commentary on his daughter’s fledging career reportedly cost the singer a gig on American Idol — is trying to make her new boyfriend his own BFF. Tre’ Awkward! Informants-in-the-know tell Aussie tabloid New Day Magazine