Joel Madden Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

12th June 2013

Tweet: "Seal was sticking up for me 2day (today). He's never meant any harm, just being a good friend. It's life. We all learn as we go." Rocker Joel Madden speaks out after Seal, his co-star on Australia's The Voice, issued an apology for posting a rant about the Good Charlotte star's treatment by the Australian press after marijuana was found in his Sydney hotel room.

20th April 2013

Quote: "I'm not for every woman, you know. Because a lot of women - I mean, obviously, your first thing is, 'What do you want your guy to look like?' And I'm not the tall, dark, handsome guy. But I think (you like me) once you get to know me - like how I got Nicole... I don't think I'm the obvious choice. I'm always like, 'Just give me a shot. Just give me one date.' If I can get my foot in the door..." Tattooed rocker Joel Madden had to pester his now-wife Nicole Richie for a first date back in 2006. The couple wed in 2010 and has a three-year-old son, Sparrow, and a five-year-old daughter, Harlow.

11th March 2013

Tweet: "Happy Birthday to my 2nd favorite set of twins (next to me & Gisele) @JoelMadden & @BenjaminMadden!" Nicole Richie sends her love to her husband Joel Madden and his twin brother Benji as they turn 34.

28th February 2013

Fact: One Republic star Ryan Tedder is heading Down Under to join the star-studded panel of Australian Tv talent show The Voice. The singer-songwriter will be among the guest mentors who work with regulars Delta Goodrem, Ricky Martin, Seal and Joel Madden.

16th December 2012

Tweet: "Sometimes I keep it to myself and sometimes I can't help myself and I gotta tell the whole world how much I love her. This is one of those times. I can't help it. I feel like the luckiest man alive to have my wife and kids. When the world outside breaks me down, they build me back up. Hope everyone out there finds this kind of love." Rocker Joel Madden declares his love for wife Nicole Richie as they celebrate their second wedding anniversary this week (11Dec12).

11th October 2012

Tweet: "Getting a new dog today. He lays around w (with) a boner (erection) & scratches himself all day long... so I guess I'm getting a second husband." Socialite and fashion designer Nicole Richie jokingly compares her new pet pooch to her rocker husband Joel Madden.

13th April 2012

Quote: "My wife is pretty good at rejecting me... People don't know this but I asked her to marry me 10 times before she actually said yes. I was asking every other Tuesday." Rocker Joel Madden on his quest to make Nicole Richie his wife.

29th March 2012

Tweet: "Happy Birthday to the Legendary @MCHammer God Bless you Brother" Rocker Joel Madden sends his best to the rap veteran on the eve of his 50th birthday on Friday (30Mar12).

18th January 2012

Fact: Nicole Richie and her husband Joel Madden threw a Toy Story-themed party in Studio City, California on Monday (16Jan12) to celebrate their daughter's fourth birthday. Harlow turned four on 11 January (12).

26th April 2011

Fact: Nicole Richie was partying with Prince as husband Joel Madden took the stage with Justin Bieber in Malaysia last week (21Apr11). Richie joined Kelis and basketball superstar Magic Johnson among the crowd at the Forum in Los Angeles for Prince's Welcome 2 America gig the same night. Superfan Christina Milian took the stage with her hero, dressed identically to the Purple Rain hitmaker.

10th March 2011

Tweet: "It must be a slow news week when magazines & blogs are writing about my wife buying expensive pillows." Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden jokes about receiving so much news coverage on his Twitter rant about wife Nicole Richie's spending habits.

12th January 2011

Tweet: "It is now 1.11.11. Happy Birthday to my little Princess. You make mommy and daddy so proud everyday. We love you!" Joel Madden posted a heartfelt message on to celebrate his and Nicole Richie's daughter HARLOW's third birthday on Tuesday (11Jan11).

5th January 2011

Quote: "It's different because I know I can get away with more. I haven't tested him yet." Newlywed Nicole Richie is willing to push the boundaries of her relationship with Joel Madden now they are married.

17th December 2010

Quote: "In his speech, (Lionel Richie joked), 'You always dream your daughter will meet her Prince Charming, and then this guy shows up with tattoos!' But he said Nicole and I were made for each other - that I was her Prince Charming." Rocker Joel Madden endured some teasing from his new father-in-law LIONEL RICHIE when he wed socialite Nicole Richie last weekend (11Dec10).

16th December 2010

Fact: Lionel Richie walked his daughter NICOLE down the aisle to the tune of BALLERINA GIRL, his 1986 ode to the socialite, when she wed rocker Joel Madden. The couple married at the soul star's Beverly Hills, California mansion last weekend (11Dec10).

13th December 2010

Fact: Nicole Richie and Joel Madden had an extra special wedding guest at their nuptials on Saturday (11Dec10) - an elephant was pictured at the event.

7th December 2010

Quote: "There have been times when I want to run to him and Joel is like, 'Stay back, he's cool, he's cool'. And he is. I'm learning to get that. He's just so rough, and I'm like, 'Sparrow, are you OK?' And Joel's like, 'Get over it Sparrow, get up!'" Socialite Nicole Richie is gradually warming to her fiance Joel Madden's tough love parenting.

7th December 2010

Quote: "Harlow looks exactly like me, but she has Joel's personality. She's very gentle, very delicate and she thinks everything through before she does it. Sparrow looks like Joel but his personality is like me. He's just wild and crazy, and you always have to watch him, you can't take your eyes off him for a second." Nicole Richie's two kids with fiance Joel Madden are fast developing similar traits to their parents.

14th October 2010

Quote: "I don't need anyone to like my band. When I go home, I have two kids. Real life is happening at home... I love what I do." Joel Madden on life as a rock star and family man.

14th October 2010

Quote: "It's in our blood to work the way we work. If we weren't doing this, we'd be unloading trucks somewhere... I don't have an education, I couldn't call the trend for next year. We take this very seriously." Joel Madden on why he and his twin brother and Good Charlotte bandmate Benji work so hard.

30th September 2010

Quote: "I know I sound like a hypocrite but I would be so sad... Joel has sleeves (full arm tattoos) and his twin brother Benji has tattoos on his neck and on his face, and I'm just hoping that my kids are going to be so embarrassed of them that they're just not going to (get tattoos)." Nicole Richie doesn't want her two children with rocker Joel Madden to get inked like the Good Charlotte singer and his tattooed brother, BENJI.

6th September 2010

Fact: Nicole Richie and Joel Madden threw a star-studded birthday bash for their son SPARROW at their Hollywood Hills home on Saturday (04Sep10). Actress Ellen Pompeo and Sparrow's uncle, Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden, arrived to celebrate with the tot, who turns one on 9 September (10).

19th June 2010

Quote: "Nicole always hacks my Twitter and writes the weirdest things. It's embarrassing, really. She has a very sick sense of humour. Motherhood has not taken that away." Joel Madden is often left red-faced by Nicole Richie's devious behaviour.

9th March 2010

Quote: "It's a big deal. I've been on the road. I just got home, so it's really going to be like now that's the time for me to sit down and think about what I want. The same thing as our engagement, we're kind of doing it at our own pace. We have no idea right now." Nicole Richie is finally ready so start planning her wedding to fiance Joel Madden.

1st March 2010

Tweet: "I will put on a bow tie of some sort. Thank you (Oscars co-producer) @adammshankman for making me a part of the show. I've never been to the Academy awards before. Gawrsh!" Rocker Joel Madden is thrilled to be the Oscars' official DJ.

27th February 2010

Fact: Rocker Joel Madden has been called on to entertain guests at the Academy Awards as the house DJ at next month's (07Mar10) ceremony. The Good Charlotte star was invited by show producer and pal Adam Shankman to provide the Oscars with a "party atmosphere".

2nd February 2010

Tweet: "We are the world was great. Nice work Lionel, Quincy, and RedOne. Highlights: Kanye hanging with Harlow, and meeting Daft Punk." Joel Madden on re-working the We Are The World charity anthem in Los Angeles on Monday (01Feb10).

30th December 2009

Fact: Rocker Joel Madden paid tribute to Avenged Sevenfold drummer JIMMY 'THE REV' SULLIVAN on Tuesday (29Dec09) when he donned a T-shirt bearing the words 'R.I.P. The Rev'. The musician was found dead on Monday (28Dec09) at his home in Huntington Beach, California.

29th September 2009

Quote: "I'm very proud of Joel and Nicole, they've done a fabulous job and they delivered on time! I was leaving town and I wanted to make sure I was there for the baby and they did it exactly on time! I love the baby!" Lionel Richie is delighted he was able to be present for the birth of his daughter NICOLE's newborn son with boyfriend Joel Madden. The couple welcomed Sparrow James Madden into the world on 9 September (09), a little brother for their 21-month-old girl Harlow.

12th August 2009

Quote: "It's not so much the craziness of the craving, it's just when she craves it - it's usually about two or three in the morning, and that's on me. I'm the one that has to run out - either go make her a sandwich or go to In-N-Out or whatever she wants at any given time. It's not unheard of stuff she wants, it's just that when she wants it, it is inconvenient for me." Joel Madden is struggling to keep up with his pregnant partner Nicole Richie's early morning cravings. The couple is expecting a second child, a sibling for one-year-old daughter Harlow.

7th August 2009

Quote: "I was odd man out tonight as Joel Madden, Nicole Richie and Ashlee Simpson-WENTZ shared baby pics. Uncle Benj needs to join the club." Good Charlotte's Benji Madden wants to be a dad.

30th July 2009

Quote: "Listening to Joel Madden sing. He def got the singing part of the egg. Not sure what I got. But it seems to work...." Benji Madden appreciates his twin brother and Good Charlotte bandmate's singing talents.

9th July 2009

Quote: "It was a heavy day. You never wanna think about your kids ever having to go through that." Rocker Joel Madden feels for Michael Jackson's three children after attending the King of Pop's memorial service in Los Angeles on Tuesday (07Jul09) with girlfriend Nicole Richie. Jackson was close friends with the socialite's father Lionel Richie and was her godfather.

29th May 2009

Quote: "We want the surprise…what is there really to plan? I'll get the clothes after." Pregnant socialite Nicole Richie and boyfriend Joel Madden refuse to find out the sex of their unborn baby. The couple also has a one-year-old daughter, Harlow.

21st May 2009

Fact: Rocker Joel Madden turned interviewer on U.S. TV on Tuesday night (19May09) when he sat down to quiz rap superstar Snoop Dogg about his upcoming tour on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY.

24th March 2009

Quote: "One day, if you look on there and you see a guy with familiar eyes... We've been talking about, like, a fat suit or something and try to try out for the show. I watch and I just wanna know what the judges think of me." Good Charlotte star Joel Madden admits he's a huge fan of TV talent contest American Idol.

6th March 2009

Quote: "I can wholeheartedly say that he's the best dad I've ever seen. He's as good as my dad LIONEL. JOEL and my dad are really close. Joel is superdad." Nicole Ritchie is delighted to be having a second baby with partner Joel Madden.

24th November 2008

Quote: "They are going to be great parents. They both have really big hearts. I wish them the best. I know they have their hands full right now but I'm excited for them." Good Charlotte rocker and father of one Joel Madden is happy for pals Pete Wentz and wife ASHLEY SIMPSON, who welcomed baby BRONX MOWGLI into the world last Thursday (20Nov08).

17th November 2008

Quote: "When you're on tour you can be late a lot - but when you're a dad you can't be late... A baby doesn't wait!" Good Charlotte singer Joel Madden has been giving parenting advice to Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz.

15th October 2008

Fact: The grand opening of celebrity-owned Hollywood restaurant Shin was a star-studded affair on Tuesday night (14Oct08) with guests including Kirsten Dunst, Bijou Phillips, singers Adam Levine and, and rocker Joel Madden. The Korean BBQ eatery is part-owned by Mark Ronson, Gerard Butler and The Strokes' Julian Casablancas.

9th October 2008

Quote: "When we get married, everyone will know. It will happen when it happens." Nicole Richie is in no rush to marry partner Joel Madden.

8th October 2008

Quote: "We had a crib on the bus. These days on a Good Charlotte tour, there's no partying on the bus." Joel Madden took baby HARLOW - his daughter with Nicole Richie - on tour with his band.

7th October 2008

Fact: Gwen Stefani celebrated her 39th birthday with a star-studded bash held at her Hollywood Hills home on Friday (03Oct08). The singer danced all night at the outdoor event hosted by husband Gavin Rossdale with celebrity couples including Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, Ellen Degeneres and PORTIA De ROSSI, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden and her own No Doubt bandmates.

27th June 2008

Quote: "It's crazy. Every day she does something new. When she reaches for me, it's awesome! Just watching her grow, it melts me!" Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden shows his softer side when talking about his baby daughter HARLOW.

24th June 2008

Quote: "Soon. We want to get married; it's just finding the right time. It's exciting." Socialite Nicole Richie is eager to make her relationship with Joel Madden official.

31st May 2008

Quote: "Of course I'll go with her!" he said after his DJ set. "She goes with me to all of my movies, so no problem. We do 50/50; I pick one and then she picks one." Joel Madden has no problem going to see Sex And The City: THE MOVIE with girlfriend Nicole Richie.

26th May 2008

Quote: "A lot of Disney stuff and classical. She likes Good Charlotte. And she likes her granddad (Lionel Richie)'s music. She likes old stuff. She's a CURE fan ... She likes The Cure - she kicks her legs." Joel Madden on his daughter HARLOW's taste in music.

8th May 2008

Quote: "JOEL actually changes more diapers than I do. It's his time with her. He sings to her.... He laughs with her, plays with her. It's amazing." Nicole Richie insists her fiance Joel Madden loves the messy tasks when it comes to their baby daughter HARLOW.

29th February 2008

Quote: "I picked a really bad time. He was flying from Japan to Europe, so right before he gets on a 16-hour flight I was like, 'I have to tell you something.'" Nicole Richie admits she could have picked a better time to let boyfriend Joel Madden know she was pregnant with their daughter HARLOW.

29th February 2008

Quote: "I really like Jean Harlow, the actress, and she likes Shalom Harlow the model. Harlow's cool because it feels like a classic name." Rocker Joel Madden explains how he and girlfriend Nicole Richie decided on their newborn daughter's name.

11th February 2008

Quote: "She (Harlow) only sleeps three hours at a time. She's with Grandma now, but if she wakes up..." New parents Joel Madden and Nicole Richie leave Clive Davis' pre-Grammy Awards party in Los Angeles before midnight on Saturday (09Feb08) to return home to their one-month-old daughter, HARLOW WINTER KATE MADDEN.

30th January 2008

Quote: "We had a sleepover on Sunday night at her moms house. I was crying when I saw her. She looks like a miniature version of Nicole and Joel. I am so happy for them." Paris Hilton on best friend Nicole Richie and boyfriend Joel Madden's baby daughter HARLOW WINTER KATE MADDEN.

13th January 2008

Quote: "We are very blessed she's healthy and beautiful and so good already. We are very happy." Rocker Joel Madden and his girlfriend Nicole Richie are ecstatic about the birth of baby daughter Harlow Winter Kate Madden, who was born at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Friday (11Jan08).

30th November 2007

Quote: "He taught me how to dance, how to do the robot." Good Charlotte singer Joel Madden owes his dancing skills to JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE.

10th October 2007

Quote: "There's not much we can keep from everyone else, so we feel like that will be a really intimate and special moment for us." Rocker Joel Madden explains why he and his pregnant girlfriend Nicole Richie aren't revealing the sex of their unborn child.

31st August 2007

Quote: "The world can use another Joel." Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden is hoping his pregnant girlfriend Nicole Richie has a boy.

25th July 2007

Quote: "He was always good with kids. He used to babysit my son. He'll be a wonderful dad." Family friend JAMES GEASLING insists rocker Joel Madden will make a great father. The Good Charlotte star is reportedly expecting a child with socialite/actress Nicole Richie.

4th July 2007

Quote: "I really don't know what to think... If it's true, I hope they're happy." Hilary Duff on reports Nicole Richie is expecting her ex-boyfriend Joel Madden's child.

8th June 2007

Quote: "I like really pale, I like really skinny, I like people that kind of look homeless. Back in the day, it would've been David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix..." Nicole Richie, currently dating Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden, knows what she finds attractive in a man."

20th April 2007

Quote: "Without cigarettes, I would be doing heroin, probably. On a daily basis." Good Charlotte star Joel Madden is glad his vices stop at cigarettes and alcohol.

15th April 2007

Fact: Good Charlotte rockers BENJI and Joel Madden perform Milli Vanilli's hits whenever they're invited to perform at a karaoke bar.

8th April 2007

Quote: "I'm a bad dater; it's so awkward, I mean, where am I gonna meet somebody? I was in such a long relationship that the last thing I want right now is to... jump into another one." Pop star Hilary Duff has no plans to search for a new romance after splitting from Good Charlotte star Joel Madden.

29th March 2007

Quote: "I feel so bad for someone like Britney Spears, who's not allowed to make normal mistakes we all make. I've had plenty of times on tour... where I freaked out and went crazy and did things when I was right around her age." Good Charlotte star Joel Madden feels for Britney Spears.

28th March 2007

Quote: "It was a little strange at first... It was the first time we'd seen each other and it was so, like, nerve-racking, but I knew that he was going to be there and he knew. It is what it is." Hilary Duff on running into ex-boyfriend Joel Madden while co-hosting MTV show TOTAL REQUEST LIVE on Monday (26MAR07).

27th March 2007

Fact: Hilary Duff had an awkward start to her week as a guest presenter of MTV show TOTAL REQUEST LIVE yesterday (26MAR07) - she came face to face with her ex-boyfriend Joel Madden, who appeared on the show with his band Good Charlotte.

17th August 2006

Fact: Hilary Duff's boyfriend Joel Madden and his twin brother BENJI have cameo roles in the pop star's new movie MATERIAL GIRLS as thugs who steal her character's car.

13th February 2006

Fact: <p>Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden has a tattoo of a bee on his arm in honour of his girlfriend Hilary Duff. It's her nickname - he calls her his "little bee". </p>

9th February 2006

Quote: <p>"I got in trouble about that for about a month. She didn't like them." Rocker Joel Madden admits his girlfriend, Hilary Duff, wasn't thrilled when the GOOD CHARLOTTE singer had baseball team emblems tattooed behind his ears. </p>

20th January 2006

Quote: <p>"He's really a dork undercover. He'll be in my kitchen dancing to, like, Britney Spears or Michael Jackson. He has to have practised in the mirror!" Hilary Duff wonders about boyfriend Joel Madden's smooth dancing moves. </p>

6th January 2006

Quote: <p>"Joel is the most respectful boyfriend I've ever had. We had five or six dates before we even kissed." Hilary Duff on her rocker boyfriend Joel Madden. </p>

30th September 2005

Fact: <p>Good Charlotte rocker Joel Madden treated his girlfriend Hilary Duff to a Louis Vuitton make-up case when she turned 18 on Wednesday (28SEP05). </p>

10th September 2005

Fact: <p>Pop couple Hilary Duff and Joel Madden were among the stars playing poker for charity last night (09SEP05). The winner of the celebrity gamble in Hollywood won $100,000 (GBP55,500) to donate to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina relief effort. </p>

31st August 2005

Quote: <p>"I don't spit on people. He fills his mouth with water (to do it). It's gross. I would never do that." Hilary Duff disapproves of rocker boyfriend Joel Madden's onstage antics at concerts. </p>

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