IMG_3773.jpgNicole Richie R_C_8053.jpgNicole Richie just checked herself out of prison. How long was she there? 82 minutes! Nic arrived at Lynwood at 3:15 p.m. and left at 4:37. "She was assigned to a cell for only 35 minutes," according to the official website of the L.A. Sheriff's Department. And apparently, this was all routine and in accordance to normal operating rules. Nicole was accompanied by her attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley and boyfriend Joel Madden.

Uh... yeah. There are no words. Glad Nicole finally served her debt to society!

(Here are some pix of Nicole and Joel at an animal hospital earlier today...)