Joel Madden: I Had To Beg Nicole Richie To Go Out With Me (VIDEO)


By Michael Lewittes



Joel Madden and Nicole Richie didn’t have your typical Hollywood courtship.

In fact, the Good Charlotte rocker says he had to beg his now-wife to go on a date with him.


Madden told Australia’s “60 Minutes,” “When I first would see her around, we were friends,” adding, “But I don’t think I’m the obvious choice. I’m always like, ‘Just give me a shot. Just give me one date.’ If I can get my foot in the door…”

He explained, “I’m not for every woman, you know. Because a lot of women — I mean, obviously, your first thing is, ‘What do you want your guy to look like?’ And I’m not the tall, dark, handsome guy.”

“But I think once you get to know me [you like me] — like how I got Nicole,” offered Madden.

Madden is currently a judge on the Australian version of “The Voice.”

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