Their heads were practically touching, and he had his leg over hers," says one onlooker. "Joel definitely wasn't turning her away."
Nicole was immediately alerted to the situation by her arch-frenemy paris hilton, who sent her a devastating text message: Lindsay was all over Joel!
Making the situation worse, Nicole frantically tried to call Joel, but he wasn't answering his phone.
"He was so zeroed in on Lindsay, he never heard his cell ring," a friend of the couple tells star. "Nicole felt so incredibly helpless and upset that she threw her phone against the wall in a rage