Nicole Richie’s birthday party was very lit, both figuratively and literally. The 40-year old was about to cut her birthday cake after blowing off the candles, but her hair got caught in the fire, creating what looks like a massive flames.

Richie took to Instagram in order to post about the main event in her birthday celebration. The video within her Instagram post revealed the breathtaking moment where her hair had caught on fire.

Nicole was blowing the candles on the cake unlit. However, the hair comes up front to her left caught on fire. She at first smiled at first and shook them so that she can save the fire from spreading. Shockingly enough, the right side of the hair was showing being lit by a very aggressive fire, right after which the video ends.

Richie luckily moved on from the incident completely unharmed. She even joked about it in the story’s caption, stating that “Well… so far 40 is 🔥.” While the incident created a massive spectacle, seeing her getting lit on fire kinda makes it funny now.

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Nitish Vashishtha

Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/contributor from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017.

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