Nicole Richie, Joel Madden Split Claim NOT True
A so-called “source” tells In Touch that the couple’s six-year marriage is in trouble “because Joel feels Nicole is working too much.” The outlet’s dubious insider further purports that the Good Charlotte rocker wishes his wife “would stay home with their kids,” but she’s busy running her fashion line instead. “Joel has had a successful music career with his band,” adds the questionable source, “but Nicole’s become the family breadwinner. That leaves Joel feeling threatened.”
The magazine’s seemingly phony insider goes on to conclude that “things are rocky” and “friends and family are hoping they can get through this.” But Gossip Cop checked in with a reliable source close to the couple, who exclusively assures us their marriage is going strong. We’re told the tabloid’s claim that the pair is headed for a breakup is simply “false.”
Of course, we’re not surprised by the outlet’s bogus reporting. Gossip Cop previously busted In Touch for falsely claiming Richie and Madden were getting divorced. Obviously, there was no truth to the tale then, and it isn’t any more accurate now.