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Monday, January 14, 2008

Tony Romo, Jessica Simpson, and Bothell, WA

posted by on January 14 at 10:59 AM

Can we claim a local, vested interest in more than one athletic choke job this weekend? The New York Post thinks so. Their Dallas Cowboys game prank yesterday at Texas Stadium has been making the Internet rounds this morning, and wouldn’tcha know it:

Simpson [as in Jessica, girlfriend of ‘Boys QB Tony Romo] didn’t show up yesterday, but The Post brought [Lynsey] Nordstrom - a 21-year-old nanny from Bothell, Wash. - to Texas Stadium. We sat her in the third row behind the Dallas bench, and she must have made the difference - Romo’s final drive was stopped short of the end zone.

Not just any nanny, of course—a blonde nanny in a pink Tony Romo jersey. An impersonator! The whole idea is that this professional lookalike would wave and wink and cause an uproar, much like the real Jessica did a few weeks back to earn the nickname “Yoko Romo” from sports fans. A repeat distraction would then give Romo a perma-bone and thus impact his play (“Why’d you run to the left, T.O.?” “Cuz that’s where you were pointing!”). But here’s the problem with this genius plan:


Something tells me that Nordstrom’s claim to fame is being the best Jessica Simpson lookalike…in Bothell, WA. Anyone who watched the game knows that the blame rests on many Cowboys variables other than Fake Jess—the no-show by defensive safety Roy Williams, a bunch of overpaid guys letting passes slip through their hands, that stupid motherfucker Roy Williams, and so on. But on the bright side, perhaps we can milk the local girl’s 15 minutes and secure her services for a Strangercrombie ‘08 auction. “Attend a football game with Bothell’s Jess!” “Take Bothell’s Jess to Aveda!” Oh, the possibilities.

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The next best thing to an Eagles win is a Cowboys loss, whatever the excuse.

How 'bout dem Cowboys?!

Posted by PA Native | January 14, 2008 11:23 AM

Heh, nice plan.

I gotta say that though I'm not a big Giants fan, it was nice to see Tom Coughlin actually have a reason to produce a facial expression that looked remarkably like a smile.

Posted by Lloyd Clydesdale | January 14, 2008 11:29 AM

Tony Romo must have been so confused! I told you not to be here Jessica

Posted by Mattress | January 14, 2008 11:35 AM

As another PA Native myself (and longtime Eagles season-ticket holder) I am in vehement agreement with @1. Treat to see both the hated Redskins and reviled Cowboys out of the picture.

Posted by Karlheinz Arschbomber | January 14, 2008 11:46 AM

Nordstom as in the family Nordstrom that has a couple few stores? Classy.

Posted by kerri harrop | January 14, 2008 11:55 AM

if there's anything wrong with Murka, its the Dallas Cowboys.

i must now root for the Seahawk-dispatching Packers.

Posted by max solomon | January 14, 2008 12:47 PM

The two Jessica Simpsons.

There's the fake Jessica Simpson. And then there's this girl from Bothell who looks just like her.

Posted by monkey | January 14, 2008 1:51 PM

Bro Peyton goes home to stay
Bro Eli lives to fight another day
On the icy field at Green Bay
Where Favre and company await the fray

While Romeo played under Baja skies
Gotham lineman plotted his demise
Now Romeo and Juliet have Mexico
While Eli and friends brace for the snow
At Lambeau

Posted by Wayne | January 14, 2008 1:55 PM

I need a live in nanny like her... wow

maybe I should have kids first? Nahh... that would just take away from the time she has to cook me a dinner.

Whatever she is getting paid is too little, given the reciprocal benefits of watching her wake up each morning in my house.

Posted by Reality Check | January 14, 2008 2:50 PM

Weird. I think my brother knew her in high school.

Posted by Greg | January 26, 2008 11:07 AM

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