Nicole Richie Joins Elle Macpherson, Jessica Simpson on 'Fashion Star'

Nicole Richie is getting her own TV judging role on NBC's upcoming "Fashion Star," The New York Post reported Thursday.

Richie -- who founded clothing and accessories lines Winter Kate and House of Harlow 1960 -- will join show mentor Jessica Simpson and host Elle Macpherson on the program, where aspiring designers compete for a multimillion-dollar contract for their line to be carried at major retailers, sources said.

The show, created by former NBC exec Ben Silverman's development company, Electus, does not have an air date yet. An NBC rep had no comment.

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