Nicole Richie, Joel Madden Marriage Trouble Claim NOT True

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Joel Madden Nicole Richie Marriage Trouble

By Andrew Shuster

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Joel Madden Nicole Richie Marriage Trouble

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Nicole Richie and Joel Madden’s marriage is NOT in trouble, despite a fabricated tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this claim. We’re told it’s “not true.”

According to OK!, the couple’s nearly six-year marriage is on the brink because Madden spends several months of the year away from the family while working on the Australian version of “The Voice.” A so-called “source” tells the tabloid, “It’s as though she and Joel are leading separate lives. She often thinks, ‘What’s the point?'”

The magazine’s dubious insider further claims that their marriage is “in turmoil” because Madden allegedly has a wandering eye. The “source” alleges the Good Charlotte rocker has “sexual tension” with his “Voice” co-judge Jessie J, and also has many “flirty friendships” with various other woman. “He denies he’s fooling around, but there always seems to be another woman he’s linked to,” adds the outlet’s questionable insider. “Nicole doesn’t know what to believe.”

But Gossip Cop checked in with a source close to the couple, who exclusively assures us that there are no marital problems between the two, and the magazine’s claim otherwise is simply “not true.” Of course, we’re not particularly surprised that the publication would again try to create nonexistent relationship issues between the pair. Gossip Cop previously debunked OK!’s similarly wrong report last fall that Richie and Madden were “headed for divorce.” The marriage trouble allegations weren’t true then, and they’re still not true. The only thing that’s true is that the tabloid needs better Madden and Richie sources.

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