Nicole Richie has pneumonia

19 Nov 2009

Socialite rushed to hospital will killer bug

Socialite NICOLE RICHIE has been hospitalised with pneumonia.

Lionel Richie's daughter checked herself into Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after developing symptoms for the illness.

But fans have been warned not to worry - she is responding well to medical treatment.

Her representative tells, "Nicole has checked into Cedars-Sinai where she is being treated for pneumonia. She is doing well."