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Son Sparrow Is Kid No. 2 for Madden, Richie

Rocker, reality TV star add sibling for 20-month-old daughter Harlow

(Newser) - Nicole Richie and Joel Madden are parents of a newborn baby boy. Richie says on her website that 7 pound, 14 ounce Sparrow James Midnight Madden was born early today. Sparrow is the second child for Richie and Madden. Their daughter, Harlow, will be 2 in January. More »

Most Repulsive Reality TV Shows

(Newser) - Reality shows throw anyone who signs a waiver onto TV. Some have higher aspirations, but most rest solidly in "How low can they go?" territory. Annie Barrett of Entertainment Weekly looks at 35 of the most appalling reality TV shows.
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Paris: Acting Dumb Is Hard

Heiress mistakes chef for prime minister

(Newser) - Paris Hilton is no dummy—just ask her. The hotel heiress blames her stint on The Simple Life for her international reputation as a five-star ditz, the Daily Mirror reports, and she insists she didn't really mistake TV chef Gordon Ramsay for British PM Gordon Brown. “I know exactly... More »

Harsh Reality: Richie Draws 4-Day Sentence

Wrong-way starlet pleads guilty to DUI

(Newser) - Giving the cast of The Simple Life an 0-for-2 record in the California courts, Nicole Richie was sentenced to 4 days in jail today after pleading guilty to driving the wrong way on an LA freeway while under the influence of drugs. The skeletal starlet must attend 21 days of... More »

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