We doubt Joel cares much about the mother of his children's cup size, but we still felt intrigued to investigate this situation.
After carefully analyzing pictures with helpful hints on how to spot fake tatas and also calling some of our sources, we found out that this rumor is...
Although Richie's rep has been silent, a source informed E! News that Harlow and Sparrow's mama did, in fact, get breast augmentation earlier this year.
The enhancement wasn't totally apparent in one of her bikini shots from vacationing in Mexico last weekend, but then once the blue two-piece went on, some surprising perkiness from her naughty pillows came out.
We're sure they were a great addition to her already fantastic birthday bash last week, as well.
(Originally published Sept. 28, 2011, at 7:42 p.m. PT)