Lionel Richie Says He's 'Scared to Death' Scott Disick Is Dating His 19-Year-Old Daughter

Lionel and Sofia Richie

As exciting as the start of a new relationship is for many lovebirds (or lust vultures), not everyone jumps for joy when two people become an item. Lionel Richie's choice words about Scott Disick dating his daughter proves this Grammy award winner won't be "Dancing on the Ceiling" about this news anytime soon.


The 68-year-old American Idol judge (yes, the show is coming back) recently opened up about his 19-year-old model daughter dating the 34-year-old reality star.

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And let's just say papa Richie ain't too happy about it.

Sofia Richie and Scott Disick

"Have I been in shock?! I'm the dad, come on," the dad of three admits to Us Weekly. "I'm scared to death, are you kidding me?"

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Obviously, the thought of someone's 19-year-old child dating a person 15 years her senior doesn't scream awesome choice. And once you add Scott's douchey layer -- and his unwavering ties to the Kardashian clan -- yeah, it's pretty understandable why Lionel is scared for his daughter.

But, at the end of the day, Sofia is now an adult and has to make decisions on her own.

Guess we'll have to wait and see how this all plays out.

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