In Touch Weekly spoke with a rep for ‘The Simple Life 2’ who denied reports that the show’s star Nicole Richie plans on marrying ‘American Idol’ runner-up Justin Guarini after a registry for the two appeared on weddingchannel.com. “It’s not true,” the rep said, suggesting it was instead done by pranksters. “Anyone can post on the site. We’ve since had it removed.” And Nicole, who is dating DJ A.M., laughed the incident off. “Last week I was engaged to someone else,” she said.
Justin Gaurini And Nicole Richie To Marry?
April 15, 2004 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Wednesday night, “According to Fox News, ‘The Simple Life’ star Nicole Richie is engaged to Justin Gaurini, the guy who came in second on ‘American Idol’. Is that a good idea? People from one reality show breeding with people from another reality show? Don’t we need containment here?”
Justin Guarini Hopes New Hairstyle Benefits His Comeback
April 11, 2004 – Globe magazine reports Justin is hoping that his new hairstyle will benefit his pop comeback. “As far as I’m concerned, Justin from ‘American Idol’ is dead,” Guarini declared. “So much went wrong. ‘Ya struck out with the movie! Ya struck out with the first album!’ Three strikes and you’re out. My reality is making sure I make my comeback.” With new manager Benny Medina he’s hoping to extend his 15 minutes. “I’m making a comeback at 25 years old,” he said. “Wow. That’s hilarious.”
Nicole Richie Marrying Justin Guarini?
April 10, 2004 – WENN reports Lionel Richie’s daughter Nicole reportedly plans to marry Justin this summer. According to the website WeddingChannel.com, the pair has set up a registry at various stores with a wedding date of June 12th.
Justin Guarini’s New Manager Is Benny Medina
January 27, 2004 – Justin just announced on ‘On-Air with Ryan Seacrest’ that Benny Medina is his new manager and that he is writing for his second album which will be out in 6 to 8 months.
Justin Guarini Teams Up With Nicole Richie
January 12, 2004 – Star magazine reports Justin and Lionel Richie’s daughter Nicole are teaming up on a tune he wrote. The speculation is that the singer is hoping to strike gold with Richie now that she’s found fame on ‘The Simple Life’ and he’s been put on ice by RCA. “Guarini doesn’t take direction from anyone, even when it’s for his own good,” a source from ‘American Idol’ told Victoria Gotti.