Jessica Simpson's weight is causing concern amongst her friend

t's unfortunate that there is still so much conjecture about the weight and physical appearance of celebrities

especially with so many examples of this being unhelpful to people's mental-wellbeing in the past.

Yet, there is a sense of growing concern for Jessica Simpson 

amongst her friends as a recent selection of pictures emerged of the celebrity highlighted a significant loss of weight.

RadarOnline has published a story which intimates that those close to

the former singer have become increasingly worried over the amount of weight she has lost in recent times.

At 42, with three children, what woman fits into clothes she wore as a child?" 

asked one concerned fan in the comments of Simpson's latest photo.

"Someone needs to step in and help her."