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Nicole Richie’s Birth Parents Were Known to Her Adoptive Dad, Lionel Richie

In 1983, Lionel was at a Prince live performance in Los Angeles and whereas there he observed a 2-year-old woman enjoying the tambourine on stage subsequent to Prince. That little woman turned out to be Nicole. A number of weeks later, Lionel would uncover her dad and mom have been having some difficulties at residence. 

“We [were] somewhat apprehensive that the little child can’t go on tour as a result of a 2-year-old must be stationary — they’ll’t preserve happening the street,” Lionel instructed Huffington Put up of Nicole’s dad and mom’ careers in an interview in 2016.

“I do not understand how we received into the dialog, ‘Properly, why do not you simply sort of preserve the child right here?’” he added in the course of the interview. Lionel, alongside along with his first spouse, Brenda Harvey-Richie, cared for Nicole for 2 years, after they realized the state of affairs with Nicole’s delivery dad and mom wasn’t getting any higher.

 “It was truly getting worse, the household state of affairs was falling aside,” Lionel defined. 

He promised to like her and reassured the weary Nicole that he would at all times be there for her. In accordance with Lionel, Nicole had reservations about trusting him, given her previous along with her dad and mom. “I keep in mind you had abandonment points for apparent causes. You’d been handed round to each relative within the household,” he recalled to his daughter. “I keep in mind what I mentioned to you. I mentioned, ‘I’m by no means, ever going to go away you.'”

And he saved that promise to Nicole.  

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