Jessica Simpson's dad, Joe, is said to have dropped the bombshell on his family that he is gay.
According to The National Enquirer, the former youth pastor and Baptist minister gathered his family for a heart-to-heart talk and admitted his preference for men.
"Joe got the family together about two months ago and came out of the closet," an insider told the gossip magazine.
"He told them that he'd tried to continue in his marriage to Tina [Jessica's mother], but he couldn't go on any longer and deny the fact that he had these feelings for men.
"Joe said it wasn’t fair to her, and it wasn’t fair to him."
Tina filed for divorce in Texas, citing "discord or conflict of personalities" as grounds for her split from the Dukes Of Hazzard's star's dad.
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