Lionel Richie Says Daughter Sofia’s Fiancé Was A ‘Nervous Wreck’ Asking Permission To Marry Her

“American Idol” judge Lionel Richie chatted with Access Hollywood about this season’s amazing talent and admitted that he just couldn’t pick a favorite if he had to, sharing, “I’m glad I’m not voting.” The music icon also gushed about his daughter Sofia Richie’s new fiancé Elliot Grainge and revealed that the soon-to-be groom was a “nervous wreck” asking him for permission to marry her. “American Idol” airs Sunday and Monday nights on ABC.