Rene Russo got a self esteem boost last night -- thanks to Nicole Richie?!
Cameras were swarming at LAX, trying to catch a glimpse of the pregnant "Simple Lifer." Rene was surprised that paps were still around to snap her own arrival just moments later.
Though she knew she wasn't the main attraction, the gorgeous 50-something actress was chatty with cameras -- and didn't mind being back in the line of fire.