What happens when two stars are trying to avoid famous ex's at an awards show? They find comfort in each other.

Evidence is provided here by Nick Lachey and Nicole Richie. The former spent the MTV Video Music Awards hoping he wouldn't run into Jessica Simpson (and her new rumored boy toy, John Mayer).

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What does a man do when his gorgeous ex-wife starts to score with a mellow dramatic singer/song-writer? He drives hard to the hole himself ... by purchasing a professional basketball team!

Yes, Nick Lachey has joined a bevy of B-listers in creating The Hollywood Fame, a franchise set to begin play in the American Basketball Association this season. Joining the former boy band crooner in the endeavor are:

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We hope Jessica Simpson was busy studying her lines for The View on Wednesday afternoon.

At the very least, maybe her TV dial was broken; otherwise, the singer may have been tuned in to Total Request Live when ex-husband, Nick Lachey, appeared with girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo to promote his latest single. The pair was not unaffectionate:

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Stop the presses! A couple was acting like a couple!

Perhaps in an attempt to prove his non-wussiness, Nick Lachey brought babe friend, Vanessa Minnillo, to the New York City club Butter Monday night, where they partied with fellow celebrities, danced, kissed and partied throughout the evening.

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We don't know for sure what happened between Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson.

But while Lachey has settled on Vanessa Minnillo - after dating every set of mammary glands in Hollywood - Jessica has only been linked to one lucky guy: Dane Cook. Are these Teen Choice Award co-hosts actually an item?

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Nick Lachey Biography

The Man is a Stud Muffin
Nick Lachey is the former husband of Jessica Simpson. He's now dating Vanessa Minnillo and appears to be a down to earth fella. We like... More »
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Nick Lachey Quotes

[on Jessica Simpson's weight gain] I can't believe it's this big of a story and people are making such a huge deal about it. I'm never ceased to be amazed by people's reactions to things.

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I wish her nothing but the best, and I hope she's happy - whatever size that comes in.

Nick Lachey