Everyone should feel warm on their birthday, but not by literal fire, as was the case during Nicole Richie’s 40th birthday party.
The fashion designer was celebrating Tuesday night’s big 4-0 celebration with an outdoor gathering when she bent over to blow out the candles on her cake. Before she could understand anything, both the ends of her hair caught fire.
She shared the moment on Instagram where she is seen blowing out the candles on the cake along with an old picture of the designer, which reads, “Happy Birthday Nicole.”
“Ok… is 40 so far” she captioned the post.
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“That’s hot,” commented her husband and lead singer of the band Good Charlotte, Joel Madden, a crack at the catch-phrase that she and co-star Paris Hilton made popular on “The Simple Life” in the early 2000s. branch.
Stars such as Kelly Rowland, Ellen Pompeo, Amy Schumer and Zooey Deschanel also commented, making sure she was okay with the flames.
Madden shared the video on her own Instagram Story and a post dedicated to her, titled “Happy Birthday Nicole ️ You have made love feel timeless I’ve forgotten how old we are.” He and Madden share daughter Harlow Winter Kate, 13, and son Sparrow James Midnight, 11.
His adoptive father and legendary singer, Lionel Richie shared a picture on his Instagram saying that Richie has been rainbows and butterflies all his life. He kept saying, “But you will always be my little girl, no matter how many birthdays we celebrate !!.”
Ritchie’s representatives could not immediately be reached for comment.
Since his time with Hilton on “The Simple Life”, Richie has become a judge on the reality competition “Making the Cut” and has a regular starring role in the sitcom “Great News”.
Richie is also the founder of the lifestyle brand Harlow’s house, which was launched in 2008. It began as a costume jewelry brand, but has since grown into clothing, footwear, apparel, and limited-edition collections.
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