11:17 AM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 12/03/2013 04:00PM
Great TV duos come in all forms: Kirk and Spock, Bert and Ernie, Jerry and George. But one of the true twosome treasures of American television is Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie.
Long before JWoww and Snooki, these famous-by-last-name socialites first hair-flipped into our world via The Simple Life, blurting ridiculous sounds bites and dishing out blank stares for a bemused TV audience.
With the power of hindsight and nostalgia, it's easy to see how 2003 was an easier time than today. In remembrance of a bygone era, here are 10 ways The Simple Life proves that 2003 was a less complicated time.
Originally posted 11/28/2005 05:00PM
The Simple Life – which was canceled by FOX last month and seemed doomed by Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie's ongoing feud – is coming back on a new network.
Originally posted 10/29/2005 07:00AM
Former best friends Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie begin filming the fourth season of The Simple Life on Tuesday. PEOPLE takes a look at the ladies' plans, plus other events to watch for in the coming week:
Originally posted 07/29/2005 07:00AM
FOX network executives confirmed Thursday that The Simple Life will return for a fourth season starring both Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie – whether they like it or not.
Originally posted 04/15/2005 11:00AM
In the wake of a well-reported rift between The Simple Life stars Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie comes the possibility that when their FOX reality show resumes production for a fourth season, Richie could be replaced.
Originally posted 01/26/2005 08:00AM
While Paris Hilton awaits word from prosecutors on whether she'll face misdemeanor charges for allegedly swiping a copy of her sex video off a West Hollywood newsstand without paying, her FOX reality show, The Simple Life, returns for its third-season premiere Wednesday.
Originally posted 10/26/2004 08:00AM
Traveling in style this ain't.
Originally posted 07/14/2004 08:00AM
Already accused of scooping its rivals in the reality game, FOX TV has announced that early next year it will launch an all-reality channel with a mix of original series and reruns of series like Joe Millionaire and Temptation Island.
Originally posted 05/06/2004 10:15AM
Is it real or is it just reality TV? As millions of Americans sit before the TV night after night, addicted to the fights, the dates, the rejections, the alliances, the betrayals, the shocks and reversals on hit shows like Survivor, The Bachelor and The Apprentice, the little voice in your head wonders: Is this the raw excitement of real, unscripted human behavior – or has the whole thing been cooked and arranged on a platter?
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