Lionel Richie says Sofia Richie is having ‘nervous breakdown’ amid pregnancy

 Lionel Richie says Sofia Richie is having ‘nervous breakdown’ amid pregnancy

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Lionel Richie has spoken openly about the emotional state of his daughter Sofia Richie and her husband Elliot as they prepare for the arrival of their first child. The 74-year-old singer, who recently made a public appearance with his much younger girlfriend, shared insights into his daughter’s experience as her due date nears.

According to Richie, his 26-year-old daughter Sofia is experiencing heightened anxiety as she gets closer to giving birth. He noted that this is a common experience for many expectant mothers, especially as the reality of impending parenthood sets in. Richie offered his daughter some advice, encouraging her to “calm down” and fully embrace the final days of her pregnancy.

The hitmaker talked about his life being “so full right now. My baby is now having a baby, what the heck is going on? Elliot and Sofia are about to have a nervous breakdown,” to Extra.

“I say “When the baby comes, then you can have a nervous breakdown!” It’s just a great time!” “We’re all loving it. I’m over the moon and trying to stay calm. I’m just so excited. For them, I know this is going to be the adventure of a lifetime!”

He emphasized the importance of enjoying this unique period despite the natural anxieties that come with it. Richie is no stranger to the joys and responsibilities of being a grandparent. Through his adopted daughter Nicole Richie, he is already a grandfather to 16-year-old Harlow and 14-year-old Sparrow. Despite this, Richie expressed his excitement about becoming a grandfather once again.

He looks forward to reliving the pleasure of welcoming a new grandchild into the family and the special bond that comes with it. The singer’s comments provide a glimpse into the personal side of his life, highlighting his role not only as a celebrated musician and television personality but also as a supportive father and grandfather. His advice to Sofia reflects his experience and wisdom, aiming to provide comfort and reassurance during a time of significant change and anticipation.

As Sofia and Elliot prepare for the arrival of their baby, Richie’s supportive presence is undoubtedly a source of strength and comfort. His reflections on this exciting yet anxious time offer a relatable narrative for many families experiencing similar emotions as they await the birth of a new family member.

Richie’s ability to balance his high-profile career with his personal life continues to endear him to fans who appreciate his candidness and relatability. As he prepares to welcome another grandchild, his enthusiasm and love for his family shines through, demonstrating the universal joys and challenges of family life.

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