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12 Reasons Ashlee Simpson Is The Most Underrated Simpson

In celebration of her 30th birthday!

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1. "The Ashlee Simpson Show" was legitimately so great.

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The travails of producing a record! Sibling rivalry! And remember all the drama with her boyfriend, Josh Henderson? And her next boyfriend, RYAN CABRERA????

2. It gave us so much, including this gif:

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Same tbh.

3. "Pieces of Me" is still the ideal brand-new-relationship song.

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Piece. Peeeees-ez. Peeee-seeez of meeee-yeh.

4. And Autobiography overall is still super, super catchy.

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"Undiscovered" ?? Put that on in the car and turn it all the way up. So many emotions.

5. She had the spikiest ponytail in the history of ponytails.

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This was very important and enviable at the time.

6. She looks cute in so many different hair colors!

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I think red is my favorite but honestly idk.

7. And who can forget the insanely-named "Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)" and its totally bonkers, Dalí-esque video?

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Ay ya ya ya ya.

8. Like what is going on here??

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I do not know. I just know I want more of it.

9. She also pre-Gaga'd Gaga.

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The video for "Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)" premiered December 19, 2007; Lady Gaga's "Just Dance" video premiered in May 2008.

10. She has delightful spunk.

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There is a hole in our hearts in the shape of Ashlee Simpson's particular breed of early-aughts punk.

11. She made argyle look cooler than it has any reason to.

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This is so hard to do! Especially in the form of sweater vest!

12. The hoedown was cute.

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End of discussion.

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