Nicole Richie has confessed she started taking drugs at the tender age of 13. The sexy 23-year-old, who stars in hit reality TV show 'The Simple Life' with best friend Paris Hilton, believes the lavish lifestyle she grew up with always meant she would become a drug addict. She said: "I was about 13 when I started drinking.I think I started using drugs at 13 as well - smoking pot, snorting cocaine. I would just do a lot of drinking and drugs and hang out till six in the morning."The sexy blonde, who is now clean of drugs following two stints in rehab, also blames her famous father, Lionel, for her problems. She added: "I was someone who was always going to get into trouble because of my situation.I can't say exactly when it started, but I experimented with everything.
I am not proud of what I did."