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Lionel Richie on Turning 70, Prince & We Are the World

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Lionel talks about turning 70, meeting Prince Charles, making 'We are The World,' and his friendship with Prince. Isaac Hempstead Wright on Game of Thrones Spoilers & Bran's Creepy Stare https://youtu.be/IMdp6rgrruk SUBSCRIBE to get the latest #KIMMEL: http://bit.ly/JKLSubscribe Watch Mean Tweets: http://bit.ly/KimmelMT10 Connect with Jimmy Kimmel Live Online: Visit the Jimmy Kimmel Live WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/JKLWebsite Like Jimmy Kimmel on FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/KimmelFB Like Jimmy Kimmel Live on FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/JKLFacebook Follow @JimmyKimmel on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/KimmelTW Follow Jimmy Kimmel Live on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/JKLTwitter Follow Jimmy Kimmel Live on INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/JKLInstagram About Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jimmy Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of Emmy-winning "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC's late-night talk show. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" is well known for its huge viral video successes with 5.6 billion views on YouTube alone. Some of Kimmel's most popular comedy bits include - Mean Tweets, Lie Witness News, Jimmy's Twerk Fail Prank, Unnecessary Censorship, YouTube Challenge, The Baby Bachelor, Movie: The Movie, Handsome Men's Club, Jimmy Kimmel Lie Detective and music videos like "I (Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum" and a Blurred Lines parody with Robin Thicke, Pharrell, Jimmy and his security guard Guillermo. Now in its seventeenth season, Kimmel's guests have included: Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise, Halle Berry, Harrison Ford, Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Katy Perry, Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, George Clooney, Larry David, Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Kobe Bryant, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Garner, Ryan Gosling, Bryan Cranston, Jamie Foxx, Amy Poehler, Ben Affleck, Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Oprah, and unfortunately Matt Damon. Lionel Richie on Turning 70, Prince & We Are the World https://youtu.be/9nXGWds2vvw
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Tre404 (6 days ago)
"Karamu, fiesta.... is NOT in 'Dancing on the Ceiling'.." ..LOL
Παναγιώτης Δαματοπουλος (9 days ago)
Love you Lionel! Absolute legend!!
Cynthia Garrett (27 days ago)
I love Lionel Ritchie. Ppl need to leave Prince alone abt We Are The World. Damn. Shut up already. Seriously. He did things his way--thank God. He contributed to the project with Tears in Your Eyes.. Not everyone needs to be in a room with 100 artists. He was his own person. He was a genius. Let it be.
Amy Dorsey (29 days ago)
I went to his concert last year and he sounded, GREAT!! He sounded just like he does on the radio. He will be back here July 2019...I will be there, again!!!
R R (1 month ago)
He's wearing my Gucci necklace.
Mumbi Gikuyu (1 month ago)
Something about this Lionel is unreal
Rori Rory (1 month ago)
Botox shots work on the face. Pity it's too risky to inject the neck.
Klaus Barbie (1 month ago)
Damn ! no wrinkles at 70 ? He must have gone  vaginal rejuvenation on his face to get rid of the wrinkles.
Victoria Juergens-Renfro (1 month ago)
70 is the new 50 for some like Lionel who look great and have energy. I met senator Romney of Utah last Friday and he is 72 and he looks amazing !! Aging can be great if you take care of yourself. Johnny Mathis is 83 and l went to his concert in NYC, and not only does he sound great but he looks much younger than his years. Bless you all because you inspire.
Kevin Jackson (1 month ago)
If surgery and botox made Lionel look this good then who cares, more power to him! He chose not to become a druggie and a alcoholic as so many musicians do over the course of their careers,so his appearance is understably younger surgery or not! I guess his voice had surgery too because he does"nt sing or talk like a 70 year old man either!
Peace and LOVE (1 month ago)
Lionel has the best stories, and best Genes!!!, he’s living his Best LiFE!
Paul Oketch (1 month ago)
Hey ×3 Ritchie -- The Commodores buddies any one of them -- talk man talk.
Maila Ferrer (1 month ago)
his face is creepy
Fitam H (1 month ago)
Honestly I am seriously shocked ... 70?! Wtf 🤷🏼‍♂️
hemmojito (1 month ago)
Now I believe Charlie Murphy's story
Jacob Brown (1 month ago)
Kemal Sirin Guitar (1 month ago)
Wish there was a solo played by Prince in the mix!!
L. G. (1 month ago)
Damn he is fine as hell for 70. Wtf. He look like a snack in that thumbnail lmmfbao. Is that natural? If so he is blessed.
Cecily Rodriguez (1 month ago)
80sGirl Asante (1 month ago)
Lionel Richie has a secret to looking young. My God, he looks young.
Sudirno Van Dyke (1 month ago)
Love this man, humble and kind.
The Wedge (1 month ago)
His hair looks suspect. Wig? or is it just dyed ... looks too perfect
L. G. (1 month ago)
The Wedge dyed
The Wedge (1 month ago)
I'm 16, and he looks better than me.
ilj274 (1 month ago)
He looks remarkable for age 70, wow.
d oliver (1 month ago)
Lionel seems to be a very pleasant and talented man. He looks, talk, and sounds geat! !!!
Eric Craig (1 month ago)
WOW 70 years old
Raul Ortiz (1 month ago)
He can go as low as saying he's 45 and I'll believe him.
Behzad Lakhnavi (1 month ago)
He is not the real Lionel Richie it must be a duplicate 😂😂
The softest part of a woman's breast is? (1 month ago)
Wow! 70!
Pontiac GrandPrix73 (1 month ago)
Lionel was my man in the Commodores, Just to be close to you, Too hot to trot, Fancy dancer, Sweet love, little bit before the hosts time obviously
AnimeGirl 8792 (1 month ago)
Iconic and legend love hearing his journey and stories
Adil Jakatoore Ahmed (1 month ago)
This man never gets old
Nilka Esther Chase DeDier (1 month ago)
Black dont crack!!! 70 years never looked so hot!!
Jess Mira (1 month ago)
GS247x (1 month ago)
Man O War (1 month ago)
Jimmy Kimmel. The we are the world flake of talk show host.
Teetee (1 month ago)
Black dont crack. Lionel richie one of the best people in the world
Rachel Grabowiecki (1 month ago)
You Rock Lionel! Blessings !
Lionel Kennedy (1 month ago)
Great stories! Gosh.. this guy is a musical legend. God bless him!
Erika Snow (1 month ago)
Wow...70, no way!!! Luv lionel richie!!!
MrFilmoreJr (1 month ago)
He's been boring since he left The Commodores!
Elizabeth Roblyn (1 month ago)
70? Wtf! He look sooo damn great! Must be his diet.
Alberta Melancon (1 month ago)
Lionel you look great!
Amazing Supergirl (1 month ago)
I still listen to his old songs.
J Rios (1 month ago)
Oh my word!!! He looks ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!! At the most , 55 but he looks nowhere near 70!!
Dallas Texxasss (1 month ago)
obvious that he's been getting that face cut on and pumped up, but what he gonna do about that neck?? why is it so hard for celevrity's to grow OLD gracefulllllly???
Devone Don (1 month ago)
Living legend
Thelonius Cain (1 month ago)
tzazzy (1 month ago)
Yes he looks great, and has benefited from some facial reconstruction. Check other online sources.
Rapper Gilotine (1 month ago)
Does anyone else hear Dave Chappelle's voice as prince in this interview? "Can I drive it?" LMAO 🤣😂
Jac Wilson (1 month ago)
😂😂😂😂 good guy
Shahbano Malik (1 month ago)
Oh stop making excuses Lionel. We all know Prince and MJ didn't liked each other. The part that MJ-Huey Lewis sang was meant for MJ and Prince showing that their fued has ended but Prince had other plans...
1Radioriot (1 month ago)
I know I'm in the minority with this but 'Love Will Find A Way' is my fave Lionel Richie track... I just like the feel of that song for some reason
Sally Hu (1 month ago)
He looks great for any age. Truthfully, he looks better now than in the 70s. He had his jaws/chin and teeth worked on ... excellent work. He used to have serious overbite, which detracts from his looks. He looks to be a good human being regardless.
Big Mesh (1 month ago)
Him and Diana Ross wow!!! I want to age this graceful!
Stephen McCollum (1 month ago)
He looks great and can still sing
Ekayani Performs (1 month ago)
Omg not 70!!! Bless up!!!
Harry Palm (1 month ago)
He deserves a long life hes gold ask Shania Twain the gold brought her out of depression to singing like an Angel! Thank you Lionel
Ange Journals (1 month ago)
Lionel Richie is amazing love him ❤
jhon hall (1 month ago)
His passion for music has and will sustain him for some time to come.
Lily Beth (1 month ago)
Black don't crack!!
K Deloris (1 month ago)
Lionel has the best stories about things we've never heard he should write a book.
Mr Wisdom (1 month ago)
Prince with an ego look who's talking Jimmy Kimmel. 👎🏻👊🏼
mystapaul (1 month ago)
Well that's a whole different version of the we are the world story.....
pickzkickz (1 month ago)
Doesn't matter who was there....no one was Prince. Well, Stevie is up there too. EVERYONE else is on a lower shelf. Js
Stafford Nelson (1 month ago)
70? wow! look young
ventende (1 month ago)
He's had some work done. More than one procedure on his eyes for instance. Probably a forehead lift. All his hair is dyed of course and he's had some dental work done. It's not all natty kids.
Kayahlisa X (1 month ago)
Ya, ya. 😂
Queen LoveOfMyLife (1 month ago)
I believe he is a reflection of all the beautiful words in his songs & melodies. ♡ So handsome and so kind.
Shireen Hendricks (1 month ago)
An absolute gentleman and still jamming.
Fredy Rojas (1 month ago)
Lionel doesn't crack
5 X Flyer (1 month ago)
I love when these celebrities tell their Prince stories. I can listen to ‘em ALL NIGHT LONG!!!!!!!!
Lionel Kennedy (1 month ago)
Feel good... Feel GOOD! Lol
Wize Wan (1 month ago)
All night, all night
Queen LoveOfMyLife (1 month ago)
dawnna Avelino (1 month ago)
Rest in peace Prince 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜
Christy Heathcott (1 month ago)
Love me some Lionel❤
D J (1 month ago)
You're not allowed to age in Hollywood. You have to act and look at least 10yrs younger. It pays well. He's in the 300 million bracket. Go head Lionel.
MrFilmoreJr (1 month ago)
Multiple face lifts! With the help of black don't crack.
Jakeem Kesarr (1 month ago)
Yeah it look like he a a little touch up surgery in the cheek area but at least he didnt go overboard like most people normally do.
uniquefashionista73 (1 month ago)
I love Lionel and I loved and will always love Prince. Never heard these stories he shared. Great interview.
Ceo founder (1 month ago)
Lionel Richie is the human version of a national treasure! God bless this masterpiece/masterclass/singer/songwriter of a man!
Chamberlain Achilihu (1 month ago)
That's the world platinum album ever the world can not stop listening till this day. He's a pro period. He knew what's he always does in studio
Chamberlain Achilihu (1 month ago)
He look youthful for real for that age. He probably one og the healthiest musician ever
Dukerbud 88 (1 month ago)
He sounds exactly like Morgan Freeman
Mariana Valdes (1 month ago)
"Black don't crack "
Pedro DePacas (1 month ago)
You know how you got here, drinking blood
RN Keels (1 month ago)
Black don't crack! Really!.
JustNess78 (1 month ago)
He has SO many stories to tell. I'd could sit and listen to him tell them forever. And, on a side note, how come Madonna wasn't in We are the World, either? I've always wondered that.
Daren Sky Baby (1 month ago)
JustNess78 good point!
Rodney Rivers (1 month ago)
Don't get it twisted he has had some plastic surgery botox . but clean healthy living is his fountain of youth...📀
Kandalyn DiMarie Turner (1 month ago)
70!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NO WAY
Life thing Are happing (1 month ago)
Lionel Broke ass
Brenda Taylor (1 month ago)
When he turns 100 , he will look like he’s 70.
FARRINGTON (1 month ago)
Don’t get it twisted he’s had botox folks. Lionel Rules”
PhuckHue2 (1 month ago)
This is the result of never doing drugs, smoking or drinking. His mind and reflexes are still sharp like he's still in his 20's. He obviously had facial surgery but looks great for 70
gary metellus (1 month ago)
I am 56, I look like his father..
Ash Bash Sneakers (1 month ago)
Loads and loads of obvious surgery.. But still looks good
Mary Watkins (1 month ago)
If by surgery you mean melanin, then you're right. 😊
HigherPlanes (1 month ago)
homeboy trying to compare himself to prince lol
HigherPlanes (1 month ago)
@Daren Sky Baby Damn, I guess I should have been more specific. Now I'm wondering if Simbalina thought I was talking about the Royal family. Just to clarify, I was talking about Prince the artist.
Daren Sky Baby (1 month ago)
Simbalina X better than Prince Charles? you're not talking about his Royal Badness. maybe you were referring to Prince Harry
HigherPlanes (1 month ago)
@Kayahlisa X Haha nice troll.
Kayahlisa X (1 month ago)
He's better than Prince. ❤️
Mia fio (1 month ago)
At 68 I need to start hangin' out and surrounding myself with some Lionel Richies! Just looking at him makes Me feel better.. as if Absolutely NO Time has passed since the 70's!! TY Lionel for looking Soo damn Gd, for Ur Music, Ur Voice, and.. just for living on this Earth at the same time as me! I loved U back when, and whenever I see u Now it's Still like the very 1st time! 💕💓💞☮️❤️☮️❤️😘😘
Doris De Melo (1 month ago)
You look great Lionel Richie! I love you and you are amazing!!!
TOMS WILL (1 month ago)
He look great God Bless Him.
TOMS WILL (1 month ago)
GGirll22 (1 month ago)
Easy like Sunday Mornings
Mark MM (1 month ago)
Black don’t crack
onetheon otherion (1 month ago)
HELLO is it me your looking for?