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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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Red Ninja (17 days ago)
Sweet potato pie really set Prince's priority straight.
Samuel115s (1 month ago)
He dose not look, sound or act 70. More like 55.
Marcel Halat (2 months ago)
Pricnce didn't want to be next to michael because he wouldn't even match 30% of michael's talent. it's like kevin hart who's buff and lean but next to the rock he's a little child
Iowafan92 (2 months ago)
Killed me with the Latoya joke. 🤣🤣
Hop Along Johnny (2 months ago)
Black don’t crack
Grantler 17 (2 months ago)
"Budda " Richie",Saba na sufuri ni number tu!! Unaonekana Poa,noma ile mbaya!! Mwenyezi Mungu akupe afya, subra na akuzidishie umri wako,"Maisha Marefu" Kwa niaba ya Mashabiki wako wote kutoka "Kisiwani Mombasa na Kenya kwa jumla.
alexiajanee (2 months ago)
70? Did they mean 17? Holy cow he looks young😲😲😲😘😘
Andrew Flood (3 months ago)
Angelica S. Keyser (3 months ago)
70? For real?!? He looks 45! What’s his secret?!?
Tre404 (3 months ago)
"Karamu, fiesta.... is NOT in 'Dancing on the Ceiling'.." ..LOL
Παναγιώτης Δαματοπουλος (3 months ago)
Love you Lionel! Absolute legend!!
Cynthia Garrett (4 months 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 (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
He's wearing my Gucci necklace.
Mumbi Gikuyu (4 months ago)
Something about this Lionel is unreal
Rori Rory (4 months ago)
Botox shots work on the face. Pity it's too risky to inject the neck.
Gino Vanelli (4 months ago)
Damn ! no wrinkles at 70 ? He must have gone  vaginal rejuvenation on his face to get rid of the wrinkles.
Victoria Juergens-Renfro (4 months 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 (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
Lionel has the best stories, and best Genes!!!, he’s living his Best LiFE!
Paul Oketch (4 months ago)
Hey ×3 Ritchie -- The Commodores buddies any one of them -- talk man talk.
mellomrom retur (4 months ago)
his face is creepy
Fitam H (4 months ago)
Honestly I am seriously shocked ... 70?! Wtf 🤷🏼‍♂️
hemmojito (4 months ago)
Now I believe Charlie Murphy's story
Jacob Brown (4 months ago)
Kemal Sirin Guitar (4 months ago)
Wish there was a solo played by Prince in the mix!!
L. G. (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
80sGirl Asante (4 months ago)
Lionel Richie has a secret to looking young. My God, he looks young.
Sudirno Van Dyke (4 months ago)
Love this man, humble and kind.
The Wedge (4 months ago)
His hair looks suspect. Wig? or is it just dyed ... looks too perfect
L. G. (4 months ago)
The Wedge dyed
The Wedge (4 months ago)
I'm 16, and he looks better than me.
ilj274 (4 months ago)
He looks remarkable for age 70, wow.
d oliver (4 months ago)
Lionel seems to be a very pleasant and talented man. He looks, talk, and sounds geat! !!!
Eric Craig (4 months ago)
WOW 70 years old
Raul Ortiz (4 months ago)
He can go as low as saying he's 45 and I'll believe him.
Behzad Lakhnavi (4 months ago)
He is not the real Lionel Richie it must be a duplicate 😂😂
The softest part of a woman's breast is? (4 months ago)
Wow! 70!
Pontiac GrandPrix73 (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
Iconic and legend love hearing his journey and stories
Adil Jakatoore Ahmed (4 months ago)
This man never gets old
Nilka Esther Chase DeDier (4 months ago)
Black dont crack!!! 70 years never looked so hot!!
Jess Mira (4 months ago)
GS247x (4 months ago)
Man O War (4 months ago)
Jimmy Kimmel. The we are the world flake of talk show host.
Teetee (4 months ago)
Black dont crack. Lionel richie one of the best people in the world
Rachel Grabowiecki (4 months ago)
You Rock Lionel! Blessings !
Lionel Kennedy (4 months ago)
Great stories! Gosh.. this guy is a musical legend. God bless him!
Erika Snow (4 months ago)
Wow...70, no way!!! Luv lionel richie!!!
MrFilmoreJr (4 months ago)
He's been boring since he left The Commodores!
Elizabeth Roblyn (4 months ago)
70? Wtf! He look sooo damn great! Must be his diet.
Alberta Melancon (4 months ago)
Lionel you look great!
Amazing Supergirl (4 months ago)
I still listen to his old songs.
J Rios (4 months ago)
Oh my word!!! He looks ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!! At the most , 55 but he looks nowhere near 70!!
Dallas Texxasss (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
Living legend
Thelonius Cain (4 months ago)
tzazzy (4 months ago)
Yes he looks great, and has benefited from some facial reconstruction. Check other online sources.
Rapper Gilotine (4 months ago)
Does anyone else hear Dave Chappelle's voice as prince in this interview? "Can I drive it?" LMAO 🤣😂
Jac Wilson (4 months ago)
😂😂😂😂 good guy
Shahbano Malik (4 months 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 (4 months 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 (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
Him and Diana Ross wow!!! I want to age this graceful!
Stephen McCollum (4 months ago)
He looks great and can still sing
Ekayani Performs (4 months ago)
Omg not 70!!! Bless up!!!
Harry Palm (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
Lionel Richie is amazing love him ❤
jhon hall (4 months ago)
His passion for music has and will sustain him for some time to come.
Lily Beth (4 months ago)
Black don't crack!!
K Deloris (4 months ago)
Lionel has the best stories about things we've never heard he should write a book.
Mr Wisdom (4 months ago)
Prince with an ego look who's talking Jimmy Kimmel. 👎🏻👊🏼
mystapaul (4 months ago)
Well that's a whole different version of the we are the world story.....
pickzkickz (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
70? wow! look young
ventende (4 months 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.
Shakah Zuluh (4 months ago)
Ya, ya. 😂
Queen LoveOfMyLife (4 months ago)
I believe he is a reflection of all the beautiful words in his songs & melodies. ♡ So handsome and so kind.
Shireen Hendricks (4 months ago)
An absolute gentleman and still jamming.
Fredy Rojas (4 months ago)
Lionel doesn't crack
5 X Flyer (4 months ago)
I love when these celebrities tell their Prince stories. I can listen to ‘em ALL NIGHT LONG!!!!!!!!
Lionel Kennedy (4 months ago)
Feel good... Feel GOOD! Lol
Wize Wan (4 months ago)
All night, all night
Queen LoveOfMyLife (4 months ago)
dawnna Avelino (4 months ago)
Rest in peace Prince 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜
Christy Heathcott (4 months ago)
Love me some Lionel❤
D J (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
Multiple face lifts! With the help of black don't crack.
Markus Spencer (4 months 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.
Ceo founder (4 months ago)
Lionel Richie is the human version of a national treasure! God bless this masterpiece/masterclass/singer/songwriter of a man!
Chamberlain Achilihu (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
He look youthful for real for that age. He probably one og the healthiest musician ever
Dukerbud 88 (4 months ago)
He sounds exactly like Morgan Freeman
Mariana Valdes (4 months ago)
"Black don't crack "
Pedro DePacas (4 months ago)
You know how you got here, drinking blood
RN Keels (4 months ago)
Black don't crack! Really!.
JustNess78 (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
JustNess78 good point!
Rodney Rivers (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
70!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NO WAY
Life thing Are happing (4 months ago)
Lionel Broke ass
Brenda Taylor (4 months ago)
When he turns 100 , he will look like he’s 70.
FARRINGTON (4 months ago)
Don’t get it twisted he’s had botox folks. Lionel Rules”
PhuckHue2 (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
I am 56, I look like his father..
Ash Bash Sneakers (4 months ago)
Loads and loads of obvious surgery.. But still looks good
Mary Watkins (4 months ago)
If by surgery you mean melanin, then you're right. 😊