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Hard Rock's Wasted Space club to close

Hard Rock's Wasted Space club to close

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- The Wasted Space nightclub located in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is to close its doors before spring 2011, a hotel spokeswoman confirmed.
Publicist says Spears not dating Madden

Publicist says Spears not dating Madden

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Britney Spears's publicist says a report claiming the U.S. pop singer is dating Good Charlotte musician Benji Madden isn't true.

Good Charlotte grooves on remix album

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. rockers Good Charlotte had no problem turning over their old songs recast in dance versions for their new album, "The Greatest Remixes."
Source says Hilton and Madden have split

Source says Hilton and Madden have split

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. socialite and some-time actress Paris Hilton and her rocker beau Benji Madden have broken up, a source says.

Hilton: Madden helping with theme song

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 28 (UPI) -- Heiress Paris Hilton says her rocker boyfriend Benji Madden is helping her create a theme song for her new U.S. reality TV series.

Drink dispels Hilton pregnancy rumors

LAS VEGAS, June 8 (UPI) -- Celebrity heiress Paris Hilton has dispelled any rumors she may be pregnant by consuming an alcoholic drink, a guest at a Las Vegas event says.
Hilton's bodyguard allegedly shoves photog

Hilton's bodyguard allegedly shoves photog

HELSINKI, Finland, April 3 (UPI) -- A Web site says Paris Hilton's private security guard allegedly manhandled a Finnish photographer at Helsinki-Vantaa airport as he guided her to her car.
Hilton feels 'secure' with Madden

Hilton feels 'secure' with Madden

LOS ANGELES, March 15 (UPI) -- U.S. heiress Paris Hilton said Friday she feels "secure" in her new romantic relationship with rocker Benji Madden.

Good Charlotte front man engaged

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Australian actress Sophie Monk, 27, and Good Charlotte lead guitarist Benji Madden, also 27, are engaged.

Benji Madden and Sophie Monk engaged

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Musician Benji Madden, from the band Good Charlotte, and Australian actress Sophie Monk are engaged, a report said. Monk's representative, Kacey Spies, said that Madden proposed over the holidays, People Magazine said Tuesday.
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Benji Madden (born Benjamin Levi Combs on March 11, 1979) is an American record producer, DJ and the guitarist and backup vocalist for the band Good Charlotte, he co-founded with his twin brother, Joel Madden.

Benjamin "Benji" Madden was born in Waldorf, Maryland to a working class Irish-American family. He has an identical twin brother, Joel Madden, who sings lead in the band Good Charlotte. He has an older brother named Josh, who helps design their DCMA Collective clothing line. Madden also has a younger sister, Sarah, who was in a band called Her Daily Obsession. Madden attended La Plata High School in La Plata, Maryland. When he was sixteen years old his father, Roger Combs, left the family causing them financial hardship. Madden took up various odd jobs as a teenager to help with the family's bills. While in his early twenties, Madden changed his last name from Combs, his father's name, to his mother's maiden name, Madden. He did so to distance himself from his father, against whom he holds a strong grudge.

In the 2001 film Not Another Teen Movie, Benji and the other Good Charlotte members made a cameo as the band at the school's prom. Madden made another appearance in the 2006 film Material Girls with his brother Joel.

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