Can Ashlee Simpson's career be saved? That's the big question after Jessica's kid sis was apparently caught pulling a Milli Vanilli on this weekend's Saturday Night Live. In case you missed it, here's what went down: During the second musical set, Simpson could be heard singing the lyrics to "Pieces of Me" even though her lips weren't moving and her microphone was at her waist. The vocal track was quickly silenced, but the damage was already done. An embarrassed Simpson did a little jig and then walked off stage, forcing NBC to cut to a commercial. She returned at the end of the show and did the only honorable thing she blamed her band. "My band started playing the wrong song," she said. "I didn't know what to do, so I thought I'd do a hoedown." (Somewhere, Fabrice Morvan is thinking, "Dang it why didn't I think of that?") In a statement, Simpson's record company chalked the whole thing up to a "computer glitch." Let's hope they get said "glitch" fixed before Ash's live performance on tonight's 2004 Radio Music Awards (9 pm/ET on NBC).
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