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Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie are Reuniting for a New Show 20 Years After The Simple Life

It's no longer a simple life for these mums!
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Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie are set to star in a new reality show, appearing together on-screen for the first time in over 17 years.

The ’00s fashion icons and socialites who starred in The Simple Life for five seasons between 2003 and 2007, confirmed the news in May 2024, with Peacock confirming the pair are reuniting for a new reality show.

Although we don’t know too many details yet, the duo have been teasing their upcoming project online, sharing throwbacks to their infamous early naughties on-screen antics. 

As we wait for more hot news on the upcoming show, we’re rounding up everything you need to know. 

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Is The Simple Life coming back?

Taking to Instagram to announce the new project, Paris Hilton and Nicole kept the caption simple, writing “New Era, Same Besties. Coming soon to Peacock.”

At this stage, the pair haven’t revealed too many details, but they have confirmed it will not follow the same format as The Simple Life.

“It’s been 20 years since Paris and I worked together. We wanted to celebrate that. I can’t tell you too much right now, but we’ve worked together to create something very special and exciting,” Nicold told Good Morning America on May 15.

When will Paris and Nicole’s new show premiere?

At this stage, we don’t have any specific details on the new project. But we’ll keep you up-to-date with any future announcements.

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Are Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie still friends?

Although The Simple Life may have shot Paris and Nicole to stardom, it wasn’t without its drama.

The show aired for three seasons before the friends had a falling out – leading the series to be cancelled.

“It’s no big secret that Nicole and I are no longer friends,” Paris said in a statement to People at the time. “Nicole knows what she did, and that’s all I’m ever going to say about it.”

A few months later Nicole spoke out about the falling out, telling Today they had “grown apart” and their publicised feud “just turned into a much bigger thing than it is.”

Despite their estrangement, the school friends agreed to continue filming The Simple Life until its cancellation in 2007.

In 2010, the pair’s highly publicised feud continued to make headlines after Paris was noticeably missing from Nicole’s wedding to Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden, but by 2014 the friends made it clear the drama was behind them.

“An idea of a true friend is somebody that’s going to be there with you through and through,” Nicole told Andy Cohen. “The short answer to this is, I haven’t spoken to her in a while, but we are very good friends. I love her and I love her family. I have a lot of respect for her.”

In 2021 Nicole attended Paris’s wedding to Cater Reum, and their reunion was documented in Paris’ reality series Paris in Love. Paris was also among the A-list attendees at Nicole’s sister Sofia Richie’s wedding in April 2023.

Where is The Simple Life available?

While we may have to wait a bit longer for Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie’s new show, that doesn’t mean we have nothing to watch! It’s the perfect time to re-watch The Simple Life.

You can re-watch The Simple Life on 7plus, 10Play and Prime Video

Need even more Paris Hilton in your life? You can also watch her reality show, Paris in Love.

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