Date: 24th May 2004

Jessica beats Britney to Daisy role

Jessica Simpson has beaten Britney Spears to a starring role in The Dukes Of Hazzard.

She will play Daisy Duke in the movie version of the cult Eighties TV show, according to the Daily Record.

Britney was rumoured to be the front-runner for the role alongside Mandy Moore.

Source: Press Release