Lynette Rice
March 11, 2009 AT 11:05 PM EDT

If that whole singing thing doesn’t work out, Jessica Simpson may have a future in computer repair. For CBS’ April Fools’ Day special I Get That a Lot — in which celebs like Heidi Klum, Mario Lopez, and Ice-T try to hide their identities while assuming everyday jobs — Simpson proved surprisingly adept at playing “one of only 4 percent of the population who’s a computer wizard,” says CBS exec Jack Sussman.

“A lot of people knock her, but you have to be good to do this. Her timing is natural, her delivery is strong, and she totally gets it.” The sexy/geeky glasses didn’t hurt either. But then, anything beats an ill-fitting pair of mom jeans.

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