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Jessica Simpson Strikes a Demi Moore Pose For Elle!

Jessica Simpson's pulling a Demi! Twenty-one years ago, Demi Moore posed pregnant for her then-controversial and now iconic Vanity Fair cover — revealing her naked, 7-month-pregnant belly to the world. Jessica Simpson has now repeated the famous shot on the cover of the April issue of Elle. Earlier this morning, the expectant mama tweeted, "My Elle cover comes out today!! I'm a lil nervous but I've never felt more beautiful or empowered. I hope you like it!!!" She also revealed that she is expecting a baby girl!

A host of beautiful models, TV hosts, and pop stars have taken turns showing off their burgeoning bellies and striking copycat poses to the 1991 original, but Demi still owns it. The actress is 49, and her daughters are nearly grown, but every time a naked pregnancy cover hits stands, we are reminded of the stunning one that paved the way. Check out the other stars that have gone the naked-pregnant-cover-model route and tell us if you think any of the pictures compare to Demi's maternal in-the-buff debut?

Jessica Simpson Strikes a Demi Moore Pose For Elle!Demi Moore created the now iconic pose for Annie Leibovitz on the cover of Vanity Fair 
Monica Bellucci was slightly more covered up a few years later.
Paula Patton proudly showed off her bump on the cover of Ebony
Padma Lakshmi didn't show her bump, but showed the rest of her body on the cover of Page Six Magazine.
Britney Spears did a modified version of "The Demi" on the cover of Harper's Bazaar.
Christina Aguilera was all belly on the cover of Marie Claire.
Heidi Klum barely covered up in a sheer nightgown on the cover of Vitals.
Eva Herzigova wore some risqué lingerie on the cover of Vanity Fair.
Cindy Crawford went for a black-and-white version of the pose on the cover of W.
Claudia Schiffer re-created "The Demi" on the cover of British Vogue two years ago.
Jessica Simpson is the latest celeb to copy Demi Moore's iconic pose — this time on the cover of Elle.
Madame-Joy Madame-Joy 3 years 21 weeks
Love the big belly! Wish more full-bodied women, pregnant or not, were represented in the media.