Jessica Simpson Accentuates Baby Bump With Tight Maroon Dress

Jessica Simpson stepped out in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday sporting a clingy maroon dress (from her own maternity fashion line!) that showed off her growing baby bump.

The pregnant “Fashion Star” mentor, 32 — who arrived at the Belk Southpark mall with fiance Eric Johnson and sister Ashlee Simpson in tow for an event to promote her clothing line — paired the floor-length, dark red dress with a sporty black blazer.

Despite her difficult pregnancy (Jessica has been plagued with severe morning sickness this time around), the fashion mogul appeared happy and energetic.

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The second-time mom-to-be even treated waiting fans to an appearance by her and Eric’s daughter Maxwell, setting their adorable 10-month-old on the autograph table for photographs.

PHOTO: Jessica Simpson is all smiles with daughter Maxwell Drew in North Carolina!

Earlier this month, during an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Jessica let it slip that she’s expecting a baby boy while lamenting the difficulty of her second pregnancy versus her first.

“The crazy thing is I never knew a wiener could make me nauseous!” she said, before bursting into laughter at her accidental revelation.

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“Well, I guess I just told the world that I’m having a boy!” she added.

The bubbly blonde is due this summer.

-- Erin O’Sullivan

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