Nicole Richie’s hair caught on fire as she blew out the candles on her 40th birthday cake.

Richie screamed as the flames spread. A friend then quickly batted them out.

The reality TV star turned actor and fashion designer shared footage of the scary moment to Instagram on Tuesday.

It’s unclear if she was injured. But she had a lighthearted caption for the clip: “Well, so far 40 is 🔥.”

Watch the video here:

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by NICOLE RICHIE (@nicolerichie)

“That’s hot,” Richie’s rocker husband, Joel Madden, joked in the comments, a possible reference to Richie’s “Simple Life” co-star Paris Hilton’s iconic catchphrase.

Singers Kelly Rowland and Katy Perry, and actors Amy Schumer, Olivia Munn and Zooey Deschanel had similar stunned responses to the footage:

RELATED… Kim Kardashian Says Former Boss Paris Hilton 'Literally Gave Me A Career' The VMAs Went Virtual, But The Stars Dressed Up Anyway: See All The Looks Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton Are NOT Doing A 'Simple Life' Reboot On Netflix Download Calling all HuffPost superfans! Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost’s next chapter Join HuffPost

Source Link: