LIONEL RICHIE’S A GRAND-DAD! » Nicole Richie gave birth Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to a daughter named Harlow Winter Kate Madden, People magazine reported on its website. The father is Richie’s 28-year-old boyfriend, Joel Madden, of the rock group Good Charlotte. “We are very blessed she’s healthy and beautiful and so good already,” Madden told People on Saturday. “We are very happy.”

Richie, the socialite daughter of singer Lionel Richie, is perhaps best known for costarring with Paris Hilton in the reality show “The Simple Life.” Last year, she spent 82 minutes in jail after being convicted of driving under the influence of drugs. She was arrested in December 2006 after witnesses reported seeing her Mercedes-Benz SUV headed the wrong way on a freeway in Burbank. I’m just mad at that ugly ass name! “Harlow Winter?” Come on man…


CHRISTINA AGUILERA DROPS HER LOAD TOO! Another celerity present in the maternity ward of te Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Friday was pop supersar Christina Aguilera. She gave birth the following Saturday to a 6 lb 9 oz babpy boy, who she and her husband Jordan named Max Liron Bratman.

Christina has plans to release a Live DVD of her “Back to Basics” live show, which was filmed in Sydney, Australia last summer. The DVD has a release date of February 5th, and is only available for purchase at Best Buy retail or online.


DAVID ALAN GRIER AND WIFE WELCOME A LITTLE ONE » According to reports, David Alan Grier’s wife, Christine Y. Kim, gave birth Thursday afternoon. The two named their newborn daughter Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim (“Danbi” means “sweet rain” in Korean). “She’s amazing,” Kim told People. “I’m feeling euphoric, and David is ecstatic. He’s the perfect father.”

Grier was a cast member on TV’s “In Living Color” and has appeared in other programs and films. Kim is a curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem. The two wed in July.


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