Mayer and Simpson enjoy a day at the beach in Australia. Plus: Nicole & Joel, Gwen Stefani and more

GOOD TIMES

Joel Madden keeps girlfriend Nicole Richie (who continues sporting some eye-popping bling on her left ring finger) close after dining at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills on Tuesday. "I don't really talk about her at all but I will say I am really happy and everything's really good for me right now," Madden told PEOPLE of his relationship with the Simple Life star.