September 11th, 2012
11:36 AM ET
In a way, Katie Couric's decision to have Jessica Simpson be one of the first guests when her daytime talk show, "Katie," premiered on Monday made perfect sense: Both women had something to prove.
Couric, of course, was showing that she's ready to transition from news anchor to daytime personality and emphasizing how relatable she is to just about everyone. Simpson, on the other hand, was throwing body critics off her back by showing off her weight loss progress and touting her health philosophy.
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