Beauty bitten by Big Apple

NEW YORK - Singeractress Jessica Simpson has fallen in love with New York and is planning to buy a luxury apartment in the city.

Texas-born Simpson has been left smitten by her time in the Big Apple as she begins recording her forthcoming album.

The 27-year-old beauty has been spotted checking out the R14million to R82million apartments in Manhattan.

Simpson says: "I'm looking at places because my record label is in New York, and I want to be close to them now that I'm singing again." - Wenn