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Are Hilary and Joel Better Off These Days?

It's hard to believe that less than two years ago, Joel Madden and Hilary Duff were in a serious relationship. These two have come a long way, and their lives have clearly steered in two different directions — while Joel is settling down into his life as a dad, Hilary is enjoying her 20s with her hockey player boyfriend. So we want to know — do you think Hilary and Joel's lives are better these days?

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amkc amkc 9 years
It's hardly for us to say, but I think Joel looked better with someone with talent. Nicole is just the daughter of a singer who got famous by hanging out with Paris Hilton.
tashspice tashspice 9 years
i think they were really cute. but i guess they seem happy now, so that's what matters
Suzaila Suzaila 9 years
I think this is just a silly post. Must have been a slow day at Popsugar heheh They are both living separate lives now ... it's like Joel and Hillary had never happened. We all should move on cos they've obviously did.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
Let's see ------> Hil's career hasn't really done anything and Joel had an oopsie baby and got stuck with nasty ass Nicole. While I'm glad that they're not a couple anymore I don't think their lives turned out the way they would have wanted them to.
rpenner rpenner 9 years
Yep, their relationship definitely creeped me out. But let's take a look at Heroes' Milo (30)and Hayden (18)....much bigger age difference. And when they got together Hayden was only like a year older than Hilary was when her and Joel got together...EW!
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i think that they made a good couple at the time even though it was a bit creepy that he was SOO much older than her and she wasn't even 18 part of the time, but i think that things are working out for both of them. joel has changes Nicole's entire life around for the better, and i think that fatherhood is good for him. Hillary has a good guy that seems to treat her really nicely - so i guess alls well that ends well right?
sydnei sydnei 9 years
well, they were cute couple. but hilary is still so young to be in serious relationship. hey hilary, enjoy ur life when u can!!!
scottdavis0676 scottdavis0676 9 years
I still can't believe she ever gave him the time of day! Talk about dating beneath your station. Hilary can do ten times better than Joel! I chalked it up to adolescent fobiles LOL. Nicole is more his "speed." Although I think Nicole has nice legs when she doesn't appear emaciated, her and Joel make a very homely couple. Their perfect for one another.
omlove omlove 9 years
lisa101...she totally looks like Britney in that picture
lisa101 lisa101 9 years
just noticed nicole is using britney spears as her inspiration for that outfit
lisa101 lisa101 9 years
a massive dollop of who cares
witchbaby witchbaby 9 years
I always thought Hilary could to better than Joel. Nicole can keep him. :P
pureperfection pureperfection 9 years
yes! they seem to be enjoying life!
italianblonde italianblonde 9 years
I thought they were cute together, but I'm definitely happy that he got together with Nicole and have Harlow now! He seems like he is a great dad and was ready for fatherhood, whereas Hilary needs to just have fun right now, and she has a cute guy as well :)!
Joelgasm Joelgasm 9 years
Um, yeah, Joel and Nicole were together for like, 5 or 6 months before she got pregnant....2 months? Yeah, try no. And anyone who is a fan of Joel knows that he's really happy with Nicole.
bebe82 bebe82 9 years
Joel and Nicole are the cutest couple ever!! You guys are so bitter...I don't believe in one person ever being too good for another. It's just all about whether or not they compliment each other in the right way and they've both found that person now.
eastcoastgirl eastcoastgirl 9 years
Better for her....She is enjoying life and that is great!
coachluvr33 coachluvr33 9 years
I agree that Hilary was way too good for him and way too young. This guy may be around the same age as Joel but his lifestyle is totally different. Nicole and Joel seem to run with the same type of people. Who knows if those two will last? They dated for like 2 months and she was pregnant and she is a recovering everything pretty much....drugs, alcohol, eating disorder....sounds like a recipe for disaster. Let's hope not for the sake of their little baby.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 9 years
They are way better off without each other. Hilary Duff was way too good for Joel, in my opinion, and she was way too young for him. Now she is much more healthy-looking and is in a happy relationship with a regular guy. But its also nice that Joel has calmed down Nicole Richie and they have a child together.
juliarose23 juliarose23 9 years
he was much too old for her...
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
she's in a better place. him, well he's in a different place that's for sure. 2 strangers having a baby together isn't that great of an idea to me. add recovery addict to it and pretty much ruins it.
tiabia tiabia 9 years
I agree Roccoco!!! Ancient HISTORY!!!
pss pss 9 years
I haven´t seen him smile with nicole like he did with hilary.he isnt happy with nicole he´s with her just because of harlow.they were really better together.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Better off.
kahribar kahribar 9 years
Yep, def a no brainer!
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