They even shared a kiss during the MTV's 2007 New Year's Eve special.
Minnillo and Lachey remained relatively public about their relationship, hitting up red carpets together in good times.
PHOTOS: Jessica Simpson's family album "The biggest money mistakes? PHOTOS: Celeb splits this year Last year, Lachey told Jenny Mc Carthy that he and his ex were no longer in touch.
When asked whether tabloid pictures of Nick and Kim on one of their early dates marked the start of Kim's career, the 39-year-old singer said: 'That’s one way to interpret it. Simpson revealed that since her father gave her a purity ring when she was 12, she remained a virgin until her wedding night. "Joe said that Jessica deserved someone so much better than Nick," the insider claimed."Of all the things about myself, staying a virgin until my wedding night is the thing that makes me most proud. I wouldn't have to deal with the uncertainty of adultery."A major problem in their relationship was her father, Joe Simpson, and Lachey blamed him for problems in their marriage. "He said he was completely not right for her and he was so bitter at the end.The 35-year-old actress is currently pregnant with the couple’s third child!It looks like the couple recently taped an episode of ! We laughed, we danced, we screamed, some of us cried and @nicklachey sang! #Game Night #Date Night,” Vanessa captioned the below photo on Instagram.