July 29, 2005-- Posted at 2:45 PM CDT
Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP)_ Forget real life. It's "The Simple Life" that matters -- at least to Fox TV. Both Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie will be doing the next edition of "The Simple Life," even though Hilton isn't talking with Richie.
The president of Fox Entertainment says "given the fact that both Paris and Nicole are engaged and about to be married... there's got to be something in that world" the network can play with.
Fox's president says he isn't sure "what direction" they'll be taking the show. It's not known at this early stage if Hilton and Richie will be doing their scenes together or apart.