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Nicole Richie - "Nylon" August 2007

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Nicole Richie is the August 2007 cover girl for Nylon Magazine! The 25-year-old Simple Life star dishes on being a celebrity and a role model as well as fer run-in with the law.

On her omnipresence created by the media: “I don’t have a clue why I’m famous. I didn’t make myself famous… You’re doing it. I think people just want to say, ‘Oh, she doesn’t have a job she doesn’t do anything.’ They get off on that. But I do have a job, like everyone else.”

On her 2003 stint in rehab following a heroin-possession arrest: “When I pictured heroin, I pictured some crazy crackhead with no shoes under a bridge. You never think that is going to be you. And it never was me. I was never under a bridge, and I always had shoes.”

On setting an example for her fans: “I don’t walk around pretending that I’m perfect, so I don’t think anyone should hold me to that. The dangerous thing is that there are 16 -, 17 -, 18 ”year-olds that people consider to be role models. I’m so happy I wasn’t famous back then… You’d think I was the f****** devil.”

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  • Fashion Critic

    August Magazine’s are out already? It is not even July yet LOL

  • Hassy

    nicole richie, definition “frustrated girl”

  • Stacey

    Oh, you didn’t make yourself famous Nicole? What do you call participating in the Simple Life? That’s what made you famous, dumbass. Plus the fact that you constantly whore yourself out to the press to get publicity (aka fake relationships with SteveO, Brody Jenner). Here you see the thought process responsible for her disorder. “Nothing’s my fault, nothing’s my responsibility…”

  • Shoegal

    On her 2003 stint in rehab following a heroin-possession arrest: “When I pictured heroin, I pictured some crazy crackhead with no shoes under a bridge. You never think that is going to be you. And it never was me. I was never under a bridge, and I always had shoes.”


  • Didi

    Lionel should have left her in the orphanage and done us all a favour

  • African girl

    Nicole hold your head up high. You said the right thing.

  • Wwwwww

    Nicole – you are on the right track. Keep it going.

  • Michael C

    Love her.

  • Julz

    so what is her job?

  • Mmmmm

    LOVE her, she is a total riot and obviously doesnt take herself too seriously. Love the comment about the media making her famous .. how true.

  • myself

    she’s so nasty.

  • maddie

    i love her
    i think she has an interesting persnality and is just misunderstood

  • vee


  • gini

    she’s right

  • Angietothemax

    You can’t make yourself famous somebody has to make you famous. There are a lot of people who do television and movie work and they are not recognized in the least. The same with Paris she is a creation of Page Six and is just famous for what?

  • g.

    love love nicole she is a favorite!!go nicole!!!

  • julia weinstein

    love this little girl!

  • Cynthia

    Crazy bitch is knocked up! She will be the old Nicole again after she drops that load. Funny you see no new pics of her lately,getting bigger in the BELLY!

  • larry

    Ok Nicole is like a great role model!!!!!!!!!

    She was addicted to heroin till she checked into rehab when she was 21. YET,

    1. She graduated High School with Honors
    2. Went to Univesity of Arizona for 2 years.
    3. Was a competitive figure skaker till she was 17
    4. A Classically trained pianist
    5. Also plays the violin and Cello.

    So what is YOUR excuse for being just mediocre and ordinary?????

    Nicole Richie is the best role model any young girl can have. She picked her self up and reinvented her life for the better. she is a survivor and will do great things.

    check out:

  • Luv Nicole

    At least Nicole is honest unlike saint Parasite who goes on tv saying how great and fabulous she is now since she got out of jail.I wish Nicole would stay away from Paris. Paris is bad news every friend she touches lands in rehab.
    Remember how Paris and that looser laugh and picked on Lilo.Thats the same way she picked on Nicole,they said she was fat and not as high in ranks as Paris consider herself. Nicole I have always liked her and now I like her even more.

  • EyesOpen07

    LOL…I already see one person up here who posted on another board…LOL.

    Anyway, it’s not even confirmed she’s pregnant, so I find it really strange anyone would bring that up. What is confirmed is that she is due to stand trial for a SECOND DUI.

    Regardless of what she may have talent for, she hasn’t used it at all. She is known for her smartass remarks and antics as well as a wacky-ass style that appeals to some – not being some damned figure skater or musician.

    Let’s stick to what is actually out there.

  • larry

    ^ thats the dumbest thing i have ever heard.
    she is not your freaking monkey for entertainment.

    She is not here to showcase her talents. i was just saying that with all her drug problems she is still very well accomplished. she is still focused and successful.

    she is very famous because she is just soo cool. even the haters will jump from blog to blog to comment on her.

  • dea

    i don´t relly thing she does have a job. does she even know what that means? NICOLE, HONEY… WHAT IS YOUR JOBBBBBBB???

  • dea


    sorry :)

  • EyesOpen07

    No Larry it’s not dumb. Not everyone in the world is easily impressed as you are (obviously you don’t need much as well) and you did a crappy job of trying to convert others regarding someone you too don’t even know.

    So you don’t have the right answers, just your opinions. I was simply talking about what we have seen of her – not impressive nor credible by some, just get over it.

  • larry

    please i’m not trying to convert anyone…i could carreless about how you feel. thats your problem.

    trust me nicole has enough people that love and support her.

    as for you, for someone that doesn’t care for her, you sure spend a lot of time reading about her. people like you need to check into rehab and deal with your richie addiction and envy.

    so you that live the straight and narrow life, and is perfect and good all the time, what have you accomplished? what are your talents besides obsessive posting hate comments on celebrity blogs?!

  • Kristin

    Oh,please! Enough about this b****. Even seeing her photos makes my head ache.

  • Nicole fan

    Then #27 Kristin step your @ss off, wtf you commenting for? Sounds like you are the true
    B!TCH! Larry, I agree with you, I love me some Nicole R. and the haters hate her but guess what they are here. Im not talking about #25 eyesopen07 at least she has manners.
    I like Nicole I think she is a mess at times and knows it,and seems to be tring to work it out. So more Blessings her way. As for the so called herplex queen bee Paris,we shall see her choke on her words, jmo.

  • MRW

    Let’s hope that Ms. Richie isn’t in the same correctional facility as her pal! If so, she can forget her designer clothes…. Which is a shame, because her style has really improved the past few years… I bought the same strawberry wife beater as Nicole at! This website is great. I love Nicole’s wardrobe and this website allows me to find the same items that her stylists pick for her! So, in a way a website has become my “stylist to the stars!” HA!!!!!

  • EyesOpen07

    LMFAO @ Larry. It’s all right though – I tried to stop you from looking like an asshole but you clearly prefer to be that way. I love getting a rise out of people like you.

  • Mika

    I love Nicole! I hope she gets everything together in her life!

  • Pitt/Jolie fan

    Nicole is telling her truth,and I dig it. I hope she keeps it going.

    Just don’t do that Larry King gab fest how fake was that? And all that smugness, can not even think she has changed or any class, to bad she didn’t serve the 45 days Parich is a joke.

    Nicole keep improving and we like you just because we do !

  • holla

    Yeah I feel ya, Nicole is a sweet young woman.
    People who have actually heard her on iterviews can see she is a cool person. I agree she should keep away from Hilton, she is all bad bad news. That goes for Hayden,Lohan,and any others. Hilton has a bad attitude of rich girl syndrome and she will always be mommy and daddy’s little girl, she is pathetically immature. Now Nicole do your thang,and be above all that and ditch Hilton like asap.

  • Fresh Raggedy Anne

    She’s so damn funny though! I know she’s spoiled but that’s not really her own doing. In reall ife though, she is soooo funny. She could seriously do stand up.

    PLEASE BE PREGNANT! IT would just be too funny!

  • Luv Nic

    Luv Nicky 4ever

  • EvilLynn

    Yeah, what IS her job? Promoter, I guess…Or Sales and Marketing? She’s like a one woman “street team” for nightclubs and stuff? OK, Nic, I’ll buy it. Promoter. Freelance Brand Enhancement Agent. Marketing Associate. Somebody get her a better weave, though please. That busted a.s.s flea market wig does nothing for Mizz R.

  • dawn

    dude, seriously. why is everyone posting such mean and rude comments? that is pathetic! Nicole is an interesting, funny, real, and gorgeous girl. She is a strong person and I admire that! & by the way, i’m pretty sure she will not care whatesoever about the people sending the mean comments. Really do you not have anything better to do?