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Lionel Richie on Getting Pranked by Stevie Wonder

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Lionel talks about being a judge on American Idol, and he reveals a fantastic prank that Stevie Wonder once played on him. 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 Getting Pranked by Stevie Wonder https://youtu.be/Y18nNUFiJsU
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Mungai Nyamu (13 days ago)
Is he still recording ?
Peace and LOVE (14 days ago)
I wish he really would’ve talked to Michael and Prince, about these Drugs!!!!!!, they are Both dead over those devilish DRUGS!
david young (18 days ago)
uche is gone
Paul Fisher (19 days ago)
i thought i was the only one who joked about my disability!!
Tarek AM (20 days ago)
I always thought he was dead
Jacob Brown (21 days ago)
ActiveLivingChallenger (23 days ago)
Stevie's biggest prank, he's not actually blind.
Man O War (28 days ago)
What has Simon Cowell contributed to music again?
r ma (28 days ago)
He looks exactly as he did in 1985! Incredible!
Anna Matlock (29 days ago)
Loni rechei is funny
Jakeem Kesarr (29 days ago)
That has to be the funniest story I have ever heard or is it Lionel Richie knows how to tell great stories about Stevie Wonder driving his car in reverse. So obviously Stevie knew knew his driveway very well and how far he could actually go in reverse.
Bob F. (1 month ago)
I don't understand why some people give Jimmy kimmel crap.i love his interviewing style..its more like a conversation than a interview.and funny
Diego Vasquez (1 month ago)
Lionel Messi is named after Lionel Richie
Jim M (1 month ago)
The audience was spot on voting Uche off as well.
Chi Power (1 month ago)
Pleeaaaaassse take stevie. ArounD the world. I Listen to his last concert so often. His Band is so great. U guys together would. Make epic New songs
TOMS WILL (1 month ago)
That Stevie joke lol.
Big T _ (1 month ago)
He doesn't age a bit.
Musical Scientist (1 month ago)
Please tell stevie to come back to new zealand!!!!!!
jaymatic23 (1 month ago)
Lionel Richie doesn’t get mentioned enough for his gifted songwriting
Htebazile Arm (1 month ago)
Like . . . for ' UCHE ' a stunning performer and a finalist from American Idol 2019 . . . Mr. Jimmy Kimmel's idea . . . Joining Lionel Riches on tour. . . Wow !!!! . . . I can't wait. . . . Thank you for sharing.
De Enero a Abril, de Agosto a Diciembre (1 month ago)
Funny guys!!!!
Myles AJ Kay (1 month ago)
Imagine if this interview is with Jimmy Fallon... Oh No!!!! Thank God its Jimmy Kimmel
V8 Power (1 month ago)
yeah can't stand fallon's fakeness and lack of personality
Corey A. Moore (1 month ago)
Stevie Wonder can see ... I don't care what nobody says!!
absolute757 (1 month ago)
Im with u bro
Daniel Villalobos (1 month ago)
with that childlike sense of fun and play, he can definitely see alright
M K (1 month ago)
I just love Lionel!
Pan Pan (1 month ago)
He looks like an older Jordan Peele
Nunyo Bidness (1 month ago)
Damn, he’s 69. That’s awesome. I bet he eats right
Chris Ducat (1 month ago)
Dude will live over 100 years...he's going to be 70 this year: HUH??? Jimmy looks older than him lol
Nellie K. Adaba (1 month ago)
My granny lived up to 100, then she died, and of course she didn't look her age.
Victor Akandu (1 month ago)
Please tell him that he has never gone on a world tour.... He has not been to Nigeria! Where did he go to?
coolpoolshark (1 month ago)
Wow, you called his bluff...
_Tyler (1 month ago)
I live 20 min from Tuskegee
som25 747 (1 month ago)
A call between Lionel Richie and Steve Wonder would go like: Phone ringing... Lionel Richie picks up the phone Lionel Richie: Hello... Steve Wonder: I just called to s Lionel Richie: Is it me your lookin Steve Wonder: ay i lov Lionel Richie: g for i can see i Steve Wonder: e youuu Lionel Richie: t in your eyesss Out of no where Adele enters the chat Lionel leaves the chat Steve can't read what is happening Adele:Hellllooo... It's me Steve Wonder closes the line Adele keeps on singing (Rumor has it that she is still singing till this day )
som25 747 (1 month ago)
Thats the most useless thing i have wrote this year
RADIN SYAH (1 month ago)
Thay should call back all the original and surviving cast and redo a ‘We Are The World’ reunion.
Joshua Towler (1 month ago)
He didn't see it coming
Juveriya Rockzz (1 month ago)
Love watching him in the American idol . By the way who is your favourite contestants in American idol this year ?
Keepon Groovin (1 month ago)
That jacket is fly!
Jeffrey Photonboy (1 month ago)
LR is turning 70 years old in a couple months. Probably had some plastic surgery but whatever, he looks good for his age.
Brian Y (1 month ago)
I agree that he probably had a face lift as he looks a little different now and not in a natural way.
My name is Steve Rogers (1 month ago)
If this guy shaves his head, he then regrettably looks like Lavar Ball -.-
Bilbo Baggins (1 month ago)
Genevieve Marie (1 month ago)
Obviously, you put a lot of of time in that thought.
androy96 (1 month ago)
Lionel is so coooool
J Mugen (1 month ago)
That jacket is 🔥
Ruth Aine (1 month ago)
Was thinking that too
ed ubinas (1 month ago)
Red Rocks is the best summertime concert venue in the country!!
michael gonzales (1 month ago)
Kimmel is such a prick
Elvarie H (1 month ago)
No wonder he looks so great at 70, he has a wonderful energy!
Monique Mitchell (27 days ago)
Elvarie H Yes!!
Klara Stern (1 month ago)
there might also be some plastic surgery.. and no.. no judgement.. I don't think that's easy... so if someone wants to go that route: as for everything: as long as you don't hurt another being and it makes you happy -> go for it
Clara Raimundi (1 month ago)
Lionel look great!!!!
Boono tell me (1 month ago)
is this person a transgender?
Vi W (1 month ago)
This "person" is the living legend and talent, Lionel Ritchie. He is a man and a father. Either you do bad jokes and are transphobic or you actually believe every famous person is transgender. Lionel is a talented musician/singer-song writer look up his hits and stop your stupidity. 😒
taylorsmithR (1 month ago)
Boono tell me yes
MagicoBraga (1 month ago)
Didn't see that coming!
Whosthatgirl 230 (1 month ago)
I’m going to see one of his concerts with Stevie Wonder in Hyde Park :)
Barty Clocke (1 month ago)
Have fun for two sis
David Taddeucci (1 month ago)
Beautiful world tour as always
Gracie Ambrósio (1 month ago)
Kimmel was full of old jokes here
Bedroom Beethovens (1 month ago)
I miss Simon Cowell. There are no more negative comments from the judges and it makes it less special when 'everyone is brilliant'. Lionel needs to be replaced.
Brian Y (1 month ago)
Apparently American Idol is going to be cancelled again as the ratings are so low
Swann (1 month ago)
Bedroom Beethovens I feel like up to America’s vote, Katy and Luke are honest about what needs work, and they say it constructively. Especially Katy. I remember thinking about a contestant « Damn, it’s American Idol, not American Psycho », and sure enough 5 minutes later the girl was cut, Katy telling her it wasn’t American Clown lol I also think they have to find the right balance between honesty and not shitting on a kid’s dream. The Voice is much, much worse. They literally tell kids they have an amazing voice and are the best they’ve ever seen, that their performance was amazing, when it was the worst we’ve ever seen on the show. The Voice is so fake and dripping with congratulations Jimmy Fallon should host it.
Muna Osman (1 month ago)
Mr.Lionel Riche...hope you include Africa....in your tour. You are my legend...🙏🙏🙏
ᎶᏕ gαмιиg (1 month ago)
*Lionel Richie is my endless Love*
slaiyfershin (1 month ago)
best 70 year old I've ever seen. Now we shall see if Will Smith or Keanu can match or beat him.
Herr Schmidt (1 month ago)
Cheek implants?
Rugby Man (1 month ago)
slaiyfershin looks about 40 not 70
Daniel lazic (1 month ago)
Have you seen eddie Murphy? Or Sylvester Stallone he's above 70 + Murphy's about to be 60
Karlo Puskadija (1 month ago)
Jean Michel Jarre :)
aresef (1 month ago)
Fodder for the truthers who believe Stevie can see
Victor Kreed (1 month ago)
He is blinf, just not 100% blind?
Cindy Brown (1 month ago)
I recall a dance of my lifetime to a Lionel Richie song! Never will I forget it! Lovely to sport jokes and be surrounded by like funny minded people. Thanks for it all!
Robeon Mew (1 month ago)
Half Asian Eddie Murphy
Kay Tam (1 month ago)
He probably thought he was pranking someone else
Frankie McGill (1 month ago)
Lionel looks fantastic wow 💖😘
Nare (1 month ago)
He looks like *Lando* *Calrissian*
Leandros Amarantidis (1 month ago)
He looks like Lando Kardashian ...
My name is Steve Rogers (1 month ago)
No. Lavar Ball
Mr. Cairo (1 month ago)
Hello....what have we here. Hello...is it me you're looking for?
koffi yorick (1 month ago)
The Legend Lionel (The L-L).
Ricky Nardella (1 month ago)
Lionel and Stevie are wonderful, Jimmy is disgusting tbh, can't stand him. Hope to see Lionel and Stevie on tour though!
New Message (1 month ago)
I'd love to see someone convince Stevie he was white the whole time.
Anyrson Pierre (27 days ago)
Let's say you convince him that He is white, What would that change?? I am just curious. Being who you are is much great than the body your energy lives in, And he is one of the best examples.
Monique Bobb (1 month ago)
Genevieve Marie (1 month ago)
+BenSCR No that's not a question for his family. You know as well as I do that no baby would be aware at such a young age of whether or not they are Black or White, don't try to sidestep the question by playing dumb!
BenSCR (1 month ago)
+Genevieve Marie That's a question you would have to ask him or his family.
Genevieve Marie (1 month ago)
+BenSCR So if he was blind as a baby, how could he possibly have a sense of whether he was Black or White?
ugie88 (1 month ago)
breaking news lionel. stevie can see
MrShanester117 (1 month ago)
I had no idea Lionel Ritchie was still alive
Save The Jungle (1 month ago)
Lionel does not age
Vi W (1 month ago)
Tell that to his knees, because he said they hurt a few years back and he gets tired more easily. He looks good for 70 cos of his melanin.
T Reed (1 month ago)
Handsome Man (1 month ago)
See thats what happens when you dont use drugs....you get to grow old and enjoy life!
ZEH (27 days ago)
Ozzy Osbourne Keith Richards Willie Nelson
Man O War (28 days ago)
+A Z R A I L Me too. Alot of white ones apparently.😲
Dino Buckhoy (29 days ago)
You're an idiot!
Maryluvs Music (29 days ago)
Leandros Amarantidis, really? He can’t even speak in complete, clear concise sentences! He’s strange & ate birds. GTFOH!
Gareth Lock (1 month ago)
Mmm. The Rolling Stones may disagree😁😁😁
nayad abdallah (1 month ago)
Mr Richie is a wonderdul and humble person !
Steve Jarvis (1 month ago)
I don't agree with you calling him a wonderdul. but he is wonderful.
bah dahs muh duh fuh kuh (1 month ago)
Not too humble, going by the ridiculous amount of plastic surgery.
nayad abdallah (1 month ago)
Their friendship is amazing !!!
nayad abdallah (1 month ago)
That's rude ! Savage 😂😂😂
Carlos Hernandez (1 month ago)
Like for lionel richie one of the greatest 😎
Tony Stark Forever (1 month ago)
Carlos Hernandez Freddie Mercury much better
Taytay Queen (1 month ago)
Don't you Love it how celebrities call it a WORLD tour and then conveniently leave out half the countries in Asia 😂 Call it your 'idea of the world' tour instead 😂😂😂
Frankie McGill (1 month ago)
Taytay Queen You have a bizarre way of expressing what you supposedly don’t care about. I’d hate to see how you freak out if you do care.
Taytay Queen (1 month ago)
Frankie McGill You should use your talent to write dialogue for Game of Thrones, and I mean that as a compliment. Since it's clear you won't change my mind and I won't change yours, let's just move on 😂 like I said, thrice already, its not that deep.
Frankie McGill (1 month ago)
Taytay Queen This is a strange way to be done with a conversation. Weren’t you so offended by me that you mercifully threatened to stop talking? You can try to white wash your idiotic “observations” all you want. Your comments are fuelled by jealousy and resentment, you reek of it. You are as transparent as that soggy tissue you’re crying into.
Taytay Queen (1 month ago)
Frankie McGill Must be nice to live with a mindset that concludes a lighthearted observation stems from a jealousy of the west. Says more about your interpretation of the world than it does about me. Honestly. When I said the ' world isn't just the West ' I meant it in literal sense, that's all. :)
Frankie McGill (1 month ago)
Taytay Queen “The world isn’t just the west” ring a bell? Save your passive aggressive jealousy for someone who cares. The issue here is that I told you it’s a marketing strategy and you want to talk about the logic behind it like it’s important somehow. It’s not. Unless you want to take it personally.
Kemal Beyaztas (1 month ago)
I HONESTLY.. like not even as a joke or to be mean thought he was dead.. IM SHOOK RN
Brian Y (1 month ago)
You been living under a rock? Lol
Ilustrado (1 month ago)
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.. Don't know why I found that funny... Jesus..
Joao Dias (1 month ago)
stizzlespinizzle (1 month ago)
Little Richard looks different
Joan Randolph (1 month ago)
stizzlespinizzle. Where did you see Little Richard?
T Reed (1 month ago)
idontwannabeyouanymore (1 month ago)
Omg this was posted 9 seconds ago
Zayne Zz (1 month ago)
Omg chicken masalal, lamb masala,
Mr Heisenberg (1 month ago)
I bet Lionel said to Stevie, "Hello! Is it me you looking for?"
Vernon Hardapple (1 month ago)
Still damned handsome
nightrain132 (1 month ago)
what's the prank? that stevie's blind but actually he's not
DoWhatIWant (1 month ago)
He’s blind no actually not lol what does that even mean
Genevieve Marie (1 month ago)
No the prank was that Stevie was pretending he was going to drive the car, therefore scaring the bejeezus out of Lionel!
Theavengersofficial (1 month ago)
You can tell he just wanted to get up and start singing "Helloooo is it me your looking for?".. i can see it in your eyes
Ilustrado (1 month ago)
Well, I can see that in his smile too...
Yeezy Dude (1 month ago)
Danny Green's biological father
papertags (1 month ago)
Or Garret Temple
Wyl (1 month ago)
Otto Porter Jr
Vernon Hardapple (1 month ago)
or Jordan Peel
Martín Cantú (1 month ago)
jacob_0193 (1 month ago)