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Nicole Richie's probation ends early

While there are many like Lindsay Lohan who are still tottering on the road to sobriety, it seems like Nicole Richie has cleaned up her act and got herself back on the right path after some very public meltdowns.

Richie, Madden, marry in Los Angeles

Los Angeles -- Nicole Richie, daughter of music superstar Lionel Richie, has married rocker Joel Madden, the father of her two children, in Los Angeles.

Richie, 29, and Madden, 31, tied the knot Saturday at her father's estate with about 130 close family and friends, People magazine reported.

"They wanted an Old Hollywood, glamorous feel to their wedding," a source told People. "They're going all-out with the decor. Nicole wanted a memorable, elegant affair for only their closest friends and family on their special day."

Seen entering the grounds was a trained elephant, although it wasn't known what, if any, role it played in the ceremony.

Richie says kids changed her priorities

New York -- U.S. fashion designer and former television personality Nicole Richie admits her priorities have changed "100 percent" since she became a mother.

Richie also confirmed in an interview to air on Friday's "Late Show with David Letterman" that she recently got engaged to her longtime beau, Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden, CBS said.

During the interview, which was taped Monday, Letterman asked Richie if she was married.

"We actually recently are engaged, yes," Richie said.

"You are engaged?" Letterman replied. "Oh, congratulations, that's nice. ... A lot of people will have children and then they don't want to rush right into the marriage -- you know, they wait 'til the kids get out of college, then they get married."

Nicole Richie, Joel Madden announce engagement

Nicole Richie and rocker Joel Madden are engaged to be married. The couple disclosed this brilliant progression in their more-than-three year old relationship via different media.

Brangelina donate $1 million for Haiti sufferers

Los Angeles, January 14 -- Hollywood superstars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have come forward to offer help to the millions left in ruins after the Haiti earthquake. The couple’s foundation is contributing $1 million for the aid of the victims.

Report: Nicole Richie to star in sit-com

Los Angeles -- Former U.S. reality television personality Nicole Richie is set to star in the pilot for a new half-hour comedy series, sources told Variety.

The single-camera half-hour sit-com reportedly is in development at ABC.
In it, Richie will play a career woman with complicated family relationships, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.

The real-life mother of two young children is best known for her work on the reality TV program "The Simple Life." She has also appeared on the scripted series "Chuck," "8 Simple Rules" and "American Dreams."

Copyright 2009 by United Press International.

Nicole Richie down with pneumonia, responding well to treatment

Los Angeles, November 20 -- Former TV personality Nicole Richie has been admitted to a Los Angeles hospital for pneumonia, Us Weekly has confirmed. The socialite admitted herself to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. Wednesday (Nov. 18) after suffering a respiratory infection for days.

Nicole Richie hospitalized

Los Angeles -- Nicole Richie has been hospitalized for pneumonia at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, the former reality TV personality's publicist said.

Richie, a 28-year-old mother of two young children, is the daughter of singer Lionel Richie and the girlfriend of rocker Joel Madden. She is best known for co-starring with Paris Hilton on the reality TV program "The Simple Life."

Richie's representative confirmed to Wednesday that she has been hospitalized, but is "doing well."

Copyright 2009 by United Press International.

Madden denies marriage rumor

Los Angeles -- U.S. rocker Joel Madden is denying rumors claiming he married his longtime girlfriend, Nicole Richie.

He and Richie have two young children together.

"I keep getting e-mails from old friends and family asking about a wedding," Madden, 30, wrote Wednesday on the Web site of his band Good Charlotte. "NO we didn't get married."

Richie, the 28-year-old daughter of singer Lionel Richie, is a former reality television personality.

Copyright 2009 by United Press International.

Richie hospitalized after car collision

Los Angeles, Oct. 5: Former TV personality Nicole Richie was taken to a Los Angeles hospital Monday after her car was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by paparazzi, police said.

Richie is the daughter of singer Lionel Richie and the longtime girlfriend of musician Joel Madden, with whom she has two young children. She co-starred on the TV reality series, "The Simple Life," with Paris Hilton.

"Ms. Richie was driving with a passenger around 2 p.m. when she was struck by two photographers driving in one vehicle behind her," Lt. Tony Lee of the Beverly Hills Police told "She complained of pain, and her passenger is transporting her to a local hospital. Her car sustained moderate damage. No paramedics were called to the scene."