The Simple Life In , Richie and her then—best friend Paris Hilton starred in the reality series The Simple Life , in which they lived for a month with a family in the rural community of Altus, Arkansas. The series premiere debuted on Fox on December 2, , to 13 million viewers, increasing Fox's reach among viewers 18— Entertainment Television for its fourth season, drawing nearly one million viewers and was followed by a relatively unsuccessful fifth season.
Hilton was sentenced to 23 days in jail, though this was after production of the season had finished. Although Richie's audition was not successful, she was later brought in to replace Kimrie Lewis-Davis in the supporting role of Portia, an anchorwoman at the news channel depicted in the series. The show's producers had initially cast Lewis-Davis as Portia, but decided to go in a different direction with the character after seeing the results of the pilot episode.
Those are instincts you can't teach. People have it or not. She has good timing without really pushing it. The novel is loosely based on her life, but is mostly fictional. It chronicles the life of Chloe Parker, a singer's adopted daughter who makes her way through all the popular nightclubs and parties in Hollywood while battling a drug addiction.
In April , Richie announced plans to start a jewelry, accessories, and sunglasses line along with a perfume and style book. The collection was inspired by timeless prints and shapes, beautiful paisley and florals. Richie guided aspiring designers who hope to become the next big brand in fashion.
She was quoted as saying, "I do eventually [want to record an album], but right now I have a lot on my plate". Excited to help make a change," she later said of the experience.
Nicole knows what she did, and that's all I'm ever going to say about it. They eventually reconciled in October Because of Madden's commitments to The Voice Australia, Richie re-located to Sydney with her husband and children in I was scared that it could be something more serious.
I am not bulimic. I do not have an eating disorder. On March 21, her representatives announced she was diagnosed with hypoglycemia. The charges were dropped. In August , she was sentenced to three years' probation. Several motorists had reported a black Mercedes-Benz G-Class entering the freeway on the exit ramp and traveling in the opposite traffic direction.
This is standard procedure for nonviolent offenders. It was a part of their charity-focused coffee campaign in February She participated in a charity hand-me-downs auction that started on the website handmedowns. The proceeds went directly to The Richie Madden Children's Foundation to help bring more opportunities to children in the US and abroad.