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Nicole Richie: I'm Four Months Pregnant

Nicole Richie: I'm Four Months Pregnant

Nicole Richie confirms for the first time she is four months pregnant with Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden‘s baby!

“Yes, I am. We are. I’m almost four months,” Nicole tells ABC News’ Diane Sawyer.

“I have a responsibility and it’s something that I did wrong, and if I could personally apologize to every single person that has lost a loved one from drunk driving I would,” Nicole added about her recent DUI guilty plea. “And unfortunately I can’t, but this is my way of paying my dues and taking responsibility and being an adult.”

Watch Nicole‘s full interview on Good Morning America” Thursday, Aug. 2 and Friday, Aug. 3, and on 20/20 Friday night.

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72 Responses to “Nicole Richie: I'm Four Months Pregnant”

  1. 1
    Little mama Says:

    Good for her….. at least she is taking responsabilities. Congrats’ on the baby….

  2. 2
    RAYG Says:

    GOOD LUCK & GOD BLESS!!!! HOPEFULLY WITH OENDING MOTHERHOOD, SHE WILL CONTINUE TO TAKE CARE OF HERSELF .

  3. 3
    Sarah Says:

    “And unfortunately I can’t, but this is my way of paying my dues and taking responsibility and being an adult.”

    So getting knocked up is showing how much of an adult she is…?

  4. 4
    ithinkheblogs.com Says:

    Oh boy, I can’t wait until the kid is 3 and starts doing drugs, drinking, and spending lots of money. Plus im sure they will give him/her a nice, 1 year old birthday tattoo! TRASSSSHHHYYY!

    reported from:
    ithinkheblogs.com – Celebrity Gossip Pirates; the news others don’t

  5. 5
    HOw SAD! Says:

    SAD, SAD, SAD! NO HOPE for that little one- NO HOPE at all!

  6. 6
    lena Says:

    hopefully a baby will deter from acting like a jack a**. I never feel sorry for people who willingly get in a car and endanger other people’s lives like that, personally i think she should’ve gotten a stiffer jail sentence, she was high at the time and drunk

  7. 7
    luve her! Says:

    Congrats now I believe it.Go DO YOUr time now and take care of that baby.

  8. 8
    Barbara Says:

    No Sarah, not just getting knocked up but getting knocked up by a guy she just met and during the time she was drinking, using drugs and not eating sensibly. How responsible is that? It will be a miracle if this baby is born healthy.

  9. 9
    Herplex never said im sorry Says:

    Great that she owns up to her huge mistake. I hope she means it. Its more than herplex said she went on vacation. No mre eating disorder take life seriously.Life is short.

  10. 10
    Tucker Says:

    wow, I actually didnt believe it
    that baby is going to be fucked up, but I hope not

  11. 11
    Sarah Says:

    Exactly Barbara…and to think Hilary Duff was with the same guy several months ago. He meets this mess and gets her pregnant. I think Duff had a lucky escape.

  12. 12
    Kim Says:

    Since she has come out of the closet with this news, she also needs to understand that not only drinking and driving could have hurt or killed someone including herself, but she also now has a baby to think about and doesn’t need to be drinking at all. I really like Nicole and grew up with her Dad’s music so my best wishes go out to her and the new baby along with prayers that she can ditch the drinking problem and not hurt herself or the baby. I think she is a gorgeous person inside and out. Sincerely, Kim in KY

  13. 13
    MOCKITYMOCKMOCK Says:

    GOD BLESS THE RICHIE-MADDENS

  14. 14
    Llike her alot Says:

    Nicole I’m glad you beat TM-SLEAZE to the punch. I feel you have chang and I hope your baby is born healthy, it’s up to you. Now just try and stay away from the public,even though they will be hiding in the bushes, so they can’t sell their tabs or get hits at your expense. Many good wishes for your baby.

  15. 15
    Lo Says:

    i love them
    the baby is going to be so cute, i hope s/he has her eyes :)

    congratulations Joel and Nicole :)

  16. 16
    magnus Says:

    who the f*ck r those two?

    Never heard of em

  17. 17
    haters cant resist nick luv ya Says:

    ‘Huff’ has the ‘I’m just to good 4 every body’.Goody-goody attitude,works for 10 yr olds not adults.
    Go Nicole I got your back gurl.Haters why post?

  18. 18
    Dirty Cougar Says:

    Goddamm her! She’s not even showing! F@ck! I was already shpwing @ 2 months along! It’s allright. You never know I had Junior that, is 11 years old now!

  19. 19
    pamela Says:

    I support her 110%!! Yep, she is right, gotta go to jail for your crime. Just please don’t scr/ew up again!!I’m liking what you have said and the’Im Sorry’ was correct..Take care of that baby and your health.’Congrats’.Oh and it’s about baby,you and what you do from here on end. Stay away from poison you know who I mean.

  20. 20
    Pam Says:

    At least she’s taking responsibility for her actions. Hopefully she’ll take care of herself and the baby.

    She looks pretty good in that cute outfit with decent clean hair.

  21. 21
    Opal Says:

    I really like Nicole and in spite of all the mistakes she’s made I believe she can change and turn her life around for the better. She has to, especially now. I wish her and Joel all the best.

  22. 22
    NADIA LIKES SIENNA :) Says:

    Why i believe this baby will end up like Britney’s sons?God help him/her

  23. 23
    mickey Says:

    I feel sorry for the child because she is a dolt.

    What I don’t understand is why Diane Sawyer is interviewing Nicole Richie. What does she do besides drive the wrong way on the freeway? Do we really need an interview to say that she got knocked up? I don’t know anything about that guy who is the father except that he is in some band and used to date Hillary Duff, but he is a big “Who cares” too. I think if Billy Bush or Mary Hart wants to interview Nicole Richie, that makes sense because their shows are about fluff, but Diane Sawyer and ABC News should aim MUCH higher.

  24. 24
    valarie Says:

    22 NADIA LIKES SIENNA :) : 07/31/2007 at 7:51 pm
    Why i believe this baby will end up like Britney’s sons?God help him/her

    STFU! I love her and with Gawd’s help and she takes care of herself she should be fine..Don’t wish bad things on an unborn baby, you are gross do you like anyone??And what do you say is wrong with BS’s kids?

  25. 25
    Diana Says:

    Maybe now she should stop hiding behind bags.

    They make a weird couple … uhmmm.

  26. 26
    Maureen Says:

    Hilary is prettier! Nicole and Joel both have drg DNA and the child will not be healthy it’s so gross

  27. 27
    Fionna Says:

    wow! she is so pretty, good luck to them.

  28. 28
    connie Says:

    Nicky looks so pretty but she always does.
    Much Love to you and the baby.

  29. 29
    Jeannette Says:

    Wow her baby will be soo pretty. I will tivo this. I hope they leave her alone when she goes to the pokey. She is one of my favorites. And she plays her piano like a classic,I heard her on ‘Oprah’.

  30. 30
    Helen Says:

    The baby will be so strange looking, why are you all saying it will be cute? Madden is not good looking at all, and who knows if Nicole will eat enough to be able to give the baby the nutrition it needs!

  31. 31
    jessica Says:

    I just luv Nicole Richee.No real reason,I just do.Thats the right thing to do apoloize and serve her time. She is a good person and at her age and pregnant being a adult is a must.

  32. 32
    blahhhhh Says:

    She needs to EAT! this baby will not make it out healthy if she dosn’t take care of herself and the baby.

  33. 33
    G Says:

    Good Luck Nicole!

  34. 34
    heather Says:

    She better be eating and I know she is. Baby is number #1 priority.We who like you will be following your progress so baby first, proper eating and over all health is number one. If I don’t hear it from her mouth, I won’t believe the tabs hype.

  35. 35
    Tealeaf Says:

    I wish the baby well, but seriously she hasn’t known Tool Madden that long,why does she deserve a Diane Sawyer interview…she isn’t a talented or well-respected celeb..Intouch weekly would of been enough for a official statement,Also I hope she actuallys eats now, I wonder how long the relationship well last. Looks like she is trying to copying Angelina.

  36. 36
    Rockstar Says:

    I feel sorry for her baby…that’s all I have to say.

  37. 37
    SO NOT SO!!!!!! Says:

    HOLD THE PRESS… PLEASE!!!! WAS’NT GIRLFRIED PG…DURING HER “”MEMORIAL PARTY–DRINK TILL YOU DROP PARTY????? I’M JUST ASKING????????????????????

  38. 38
    i like posh/angie/nicole Says:

    I think she will do fine,she always wanted a family. I luv her an Angie & don’t see the connection. In touch puleeese,maybe People. Dianne Sawyer interviews people who continually burp???,so why not Nicole.If she did’nt sell and some sicko people who wished her bad things/and some who wished her well the paps would’nt cover her.If they stop covering her you would’nt know about her,so people should call/write them. She is talented google her. TMz has been blowing her all over there site forever. Well we shall see.In the meantime I wish her well like others who post becuz they like her.

  39. 39
    Alexanderina Says:

    Good luck to Nicole and Joel. I am glad that she is taking responsibility for her actions, good for her. Wishing her nothing but the best

  40. 40
    Dirty Denise Says:

    Nicole is pretty. The baby will be a little doll.
    Good luck Nicole.

  41. 41
    Mary Says:

    Oh gosh, I was hoping she wasn’t really pregnant! Jeez….

  42. 42
    KrungKrung Says:

    i knew it y’all, i hope she’ll eat cuz if not, that baby of hers will be super sickly and not healthy, ohmigod….

  43. 43
    Sexy Mama Says:

    It is totally unacceptable that being pregnant can delay one’s jail time. Nicole doesn’t seem equipped, both physically and psychologically to take care of this child anyway, nor does her husband. I guess we have to leave this up to the authorities.

  44. 44
    terran Says:

    We don’t know if she is equipped or not, what are we going by tabs?
    Let her do her bizwax, when and if she messes up then we will know, at least their version. Let’s see til then. Courts decided that’s their choice not her’s.

  45. 45
    uhu Says:

    Good luck to the both of them. Hope the baby is pretty and healthy and happy!

  46. 46
    jolie-pitt fan Says:

    A baby! Congrats and ‘I luv her.’I think she will be a great mommy and the baby with good nutrition and blessings from a higher power will be born healthy.

  47. 47
    Bliss Says:

    She’s full of bull. It’s an act. Ofcourse she’s going to say she’s sorry, when it’s being recorded for television. What else would you expect her to say? She’s an admitted junkie, and she went for soem help. Then she got not one, but two DUIs, between which she has gotten thinner and thinner.

    She is fake, just like everyone else in the business. I personally believe she has an eating disorder, she needs to fix it, people that care for her have to intervene, or the consequences are going to be too great.

    I don’t wish nyone harm, but I also don’t have respect for her. May I ask, what has been her contribution to society, and please don’t say the ‘Simple Life’.

  48. 48
    wow Says:

    Paris/Nicole/Lindsay/Britney!
    I know a kid who is 20-a junior in college-working her way all by herself to pay for it/does not smoke/does not party/has never drank/responsible/self-sufficient/works like a woman on a mission/does not want to date because she says she only gets one chance to do well-

    Her entire education costs less than the shopping sprees those celebs go on! Yet, they deserve all of this air time and print time-she is struggling/her scholarship is only 50%/something is wrong with this picture-besides that Oprah would rather spend 50million to build her school in a another country than to really take the time to fund education here/it’s her money/something is so wrong with our country

  49. 49
    wow Says:

    this baby was soo was accident! crack baby!

  50. 50
    Team Lara Croft Says:

    God I know women (educated, hard working, well established, good morals) who try for years to get pregnant yet these girls, Britney, Nicole etc get knocked up in a second. And they are hardly ready I think (besides having lots of money). Life can be unfair I guess.

  51. 51
    Babysis Says:

    I Hope she is a good mother, and he’s a good father. Of course it might have problems from her early active as she was pregnant, but i hope not.
    I wonder how long it’s gonna be till Paris gets pregnant, prolly soon.

  52. 52
    Tealeaf Says:

    Yes, Intouch Weekly, what has she done to deserve the cover of People, starve herself, act annoying on a reality show with Parasite, then pretend to be feuding with Parasite. Also She saw the way Angelina handle her pregnancy announcement, then despite the constant speculation..she holds out like she is important..then goes..Iam 4 months pregnant…Most celebs just make official statment, they don’t have a primetime special.I hope her special flops, cause now people know, so what else is there for her to talk about, her starvation diet, or driving on the wrong side of the road.

  53. 53
    Shoes4life Says:

    She can admit to driving drunk but she won’t acknowledge she has an eating disorder?

  54. 54
    Nadia Says:

    she’s gonna be a horrible mom and joel will probably dump her soon and then she will be stuck with the baby.

  55. 55
    Patricia Says:

    Their baby will be the cutest kid ever. Congrats to Joely and Nicole :]

  56. 56
    the baby will be gorgess Says:

    52 and 53–it aint your bizness or you other hags from Perez’s beastly site. Ok Biggem’s. Handle your self Nicole forget the ‘Dunkin Doughnut’eating jealous hags.WE LOVE HER AND SHE WAS BLESS- SOMEONE OTHER THAN HUMANS- DECIDED TO GIVE HER A CHILD -BET YOU WONT QUESTION THAT SOMEONE WILL YOU????SOMEONE IS WATCHING ALL THIS HATE ON HER AND HER BABY!!

  57. 57
    candice Says:

    Who are we to judge her? everyone makes mistakes and I think she’s going to be a really great mom.

  58. 58
    truthbesaid Says:

    Oh..Baby..oh boy… bad decision Nicole… you sure you wanna hang around with Joel for real!!

  59. 59
    joneblaze Says:

    At least she’s putting on weight.Maybe the baby and her boyfriend can keep her straight.

  60. 60
    Lena Says:

    I still don’t think that she looks pregnant- you can’t even see a small belly but maybe she’s hiding it under her shirt. Nicole is so skinny, I even thought she didn’t have her menstruation any more- but obviously she had. Strange story, still- I don’t know wheter she’ll be a good mom. She doesn’t seem very mature herself- but maybe she will. Anyway, she can’t be worse than Britney Spears.

  61. 61
    Vanessa Says:

    gossh, leave her alone! Unlike Lindsay, Paris and Britney…
    I HAVE HOPE FOR THIS ONE!

    Nicole, FTW

  62. 62
    DEACON Says:

    THAT IS SO GROSS. HER POPPING SOMETHING OUTTA HER. THAT MAKES ME WANNA PUKE. SHE IS SUPER NASTY.

  63. 63
    HEY!!!!!! Says:

    Congrats Nicole and Joel!!!!

  64. 64
    B Says:

    THAT IS GOING TO BE ONE FUGLY LOOKIN KID. HE IS NASTY. AND SHE IS JUST NASTIER THAN NASTY.

  65. 65
    chrissypoo Says:

    o my gosh. this is terribly disgusting. i really want to gag when i think of her being pregnant *gag*

  66. 66
    Ellie Says:

    Lena, she wasn’t high and drunk, she had pot in her system and vicoden, no alcohol.

  67. 67
    love nic Says:

    #64 B>> hopefully it don’t look like you if so you will be right- it would be ‘BUTT UGLY ‘AND A ‘BUTT-AH-FACE’!

    wh-o your dad-dy Carrot Top?
    STFU lOOSER! STOP PROJECTIN YOUR ‘UGMO INSECURITIES ON AN UNBORN!’

    #65 GO AHEAD AND GAG AND PUT IT ON ‘YOU TUBE’ I NEED A GOOD LAUGH YOU TOE UP WENCH!

    go nicky their so jealous -the big girls that is Star Jones friends..hahaha

    THESE WERE DUM COMMENTS FOR DUM @SS HATEFUL PEOPLE -
    WHO HAVE A MIDDLE SCHOOL MENTALITY!
    BEING NASTY -JUST TO be nasty!

  68. 68
    ('@') Says:

    I believe Nicole will become a good caring mom. It’s good to see somebody shape up and be responsible :) Good luck to you both + the baby :)

  69. 69
    yuck Says:

    These two just meet and conceive with drugs and liquor in their system. How long is this crap going to work.

  70. 70
    Amber Nicole Says:

    Okay, I get why people were so skeptical of Nicole and the pregnancy, I get the fact that she’s made quite a few mistakes in her life and I too was questioning whether motherhood was really such a good idea for Nicole. How can some of you sit here after watching that interview and still bash her? did she not clearly make it obvious that she is at least TRYING to do the right thing and is actually taking responsability. I think that Joel is a wonderful influence on her and quite frankly I think that she will end up proving all of you wrong and being a great mother. She is young and she is going to make mistakes, who doesn’t but she is learning and doing her best to straighten up…what more can you ask for? I think it’s so sad that some of you would sit there and say you can’t wait until the baby is 3 and doing drugs? or anything mean to them about their unborn child…everyone deserves a fresh start at life, why should you label this child before it’s even here? give her a break, she IS an adult and she is trying to do the right thing and I wish them both the best of luck in parenthood.

  71. 71
    Tina Says:

    Well, even if i don`t really liked her getting knocked up with Joel Madden baby, i hope her the best and i really wish she can be a good mom, not like Britney Spears, i hope she and Joel M. have a good relationship, and that she gains some body meat, and well, i wish her that things get better, and comentary number 4, i think that comentary was stupid. And well, realize this: Nicole Richie isn`t going to read this, and, that means, she won`t feel bad for your coment! Stupid.

  72. 72
    oliveBby Says:

    I love Nicole. I hope the best for her, Joel and her baby.

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