Richie: "Paris Hilton & I Just Grew Apart"
Simple Life star Nicole Richie insists the media is reading too much
into her split from former friend Paris Hilton, and reports she staged a
viewing party for her ex-pal's infamous sex tape are not true. Richie,
daughter of soul star Lionel Richie, shot three series of The Simple Life
TV show alongside Hilton, but admits they grew up and grew apart.
says, "Today, we're no longer friends. There's nothing that really
happened, we've just grown apart." But she's upset by claims the
friendship soured after she hosted a party, at which she aired the
infamous One Night in Paris sex tape.
says, "I would never do that. I'm sure it stirs up controversy, which
I'm sure that she (Paris) loves but I really have nothing bad to