Nicole Richie on Being Famous for Being Rich and Famous

Aired on 05/21/2004 | CC tv-pg
Nicole Richie and her friend Paris Hilton became household names in the first decade of the 21st century as wealthy socialites with famous parents. Their lives were ceaselessly documented in the tabloids, and their reality TV show, The Simple Life, was a hit. How does Nicole and her legendary father, Lionel, feel about Nicole's fame being based on her celebrity rather than talent? Watch to find out.

Original airdate: May 21, 2004

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