Jessica Simpson graces 'Elle' cover pregnant, nude

Published On: Mar 07 2012 12:43:32 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 07 2012 03:06:38 PM EST
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A very pregnant Jessica Simpson posed nude for the cover of ELLE Magazine’s April issue. 

Jessica, who also announced she was having a girl in the magazine, is certainly not the first celebrity to bear her naked baby bump for all to see. 

The au natural belly pose was made famous by Demi Moore, when she appeared unclothed on the now iconic cover of Vanity Fair in 1991.  

Demi’s image sparked debate and launched the popular trend for a hand full of celeb moms-to-be.   

As Jessica becomes the latest pregnant celeb to strip down for a cover, the debate rages on. 

Critics say the photos are unappealing, possible even gaudy and accuse the moms of exposing way too much. 

On the flip side, fans of the image have said these photos are pro-femininity and they celebrate the beauty of motherhood. 

What do you think?