Joel Madden Declares Love for Nicole Richie Amid Divorce Rumors

Rocker Joel Madden has brushed off rumors of an impending split from wife Nicole Richie by publicly praising his “best friend” in celebration of Mother’s Day. Alongside a photo of the couple, Madden wrote, “Happy Mothers (sic) Day to my best friend and partner in rhyme. Madden also dismissed divorce speculation in an earlier post by sharing a picture of his wife’s feet, clad in socks bearing the couple’s smiling faces. His declaration of love emerged online hours after Richie was photographed grocery shopping with new sister-in-law Cameron Diaz in Beverly Hills without her wedding ring.