Richie,69, Wants Kids With His Young Girlfriend But Refuses Marriage..See Her Response
Lionel Richie (69), gave his fans a revelation in an interview that sho’l did shock us: In his late 60’s, he’s all for having a baby! But the thing that may have been a shock (or maybe not) to his thirty-something year old PYT (for our young old schoolers, that’s short for ‘Pretty Young Thing’…google MJ) girlfriend, Lisa Parigi, are his views on marrying her.
Lisa and Lionel have been dating for four years now and despite their age difference, he seems very compatible with the Black/Chinese model/interior designer. She loves him, he loves her and although she makes him feel like he’s “dancing on the ceiling” when they’re together, when it comes to marrying her, or anyone else for that matter, Lionel Richie says:
RICHIE: “KIDS AREN’T THE PROBLEM, EX WIVES ARE”
In his interview with The Mirror, Lionel Richie said this about marrying his tender-roni boo thang:
“I’m willing to become a father again. I might have just let a secret slip there, but so be it – Lisa and I are cool with the idea of children. Marriage, on the other hand, is a very different issue, it’s a bad idea for men…
“I’ve been there twice and it was very expensive for me. I’ve no idea to go there a third time – women have killed it for me. Kids aren’t the problem – ex-wives are. That’s why I won’t marry again, but I’m happy to commit in other ways.”
Smart move for Richie, because his last divorce went down in history as one of the most expensive celebrity divorces EVER. Lionel Richie is worth about $200 million and has sold over 100 million records. However, it looks like his current girlfriend, Lisa, won’t be saying “Hello” to his “We Are The World” checks anytime soon…
WHAT DOES RICHIE’S GIRLFRIEND THINK ABOUT HIS NO MARRY PLAN?
Lisa claims that she isn’t bothered one bit about her man not wanted to wife her up:
Via Mirror: Speaking at Lionel’s Still exhibition with photographer photographer Alan Silfen [Lisa Parigi] revealed: “Lionel has been there twice and it was definitely a tough for him. I don’t need a ring to validate my relationship with him. What we already have is enough. So many people need marriage to validate a relationship, but I’m not one of them. Lionel doesn’t owe me anything.”
Lisa added that she loved joining Lionel touring the world with his music. She said: “Some girlfriends would get bored traveling the world, staying in hotels. But Lionel and I always take the same candles, pillows and flowers so that we always feel at home wherever we go. That’s the secret to feeling based.”
HIS VIEW ON KIDS WAS DIFFERENT NOT LONG AGO
In February 2016, just months prior to revealing that he would like to have kids with Lisa, Lionel Richie was singing a whole ‘notha tune. He was asked about having more kids after Rolling Stones rockstar, Ronnie Wood (68), revealed he was expecting twins with his 38 year old wife:
via The Mirror: “Of course, Ronnie Wood can have children he’s a Rolling Stone, he can defy the laws of gravity. It would probably kill me. But I really can’t see myself having any more children. I have enough. I’ve turned a corner.”
Welp, Lionel Richie changed his mind about kids, so maybe there is hope for Lisa- he may have a change of heart about putting a ring on it after all. We shall see.
IN CASE YOU’RE WONDERING WHAT LIONEL’S LAST MARRIAGES COST HIM, READ IT HERE AND PREPARE TO BE AMAZED
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