Vast age gap between Lionel Richie and his girlfriend leaves fans shook

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The age gap between Lionel Richie and his girlfriend, Lisa Parigi has left tongues wagging.
The age gap between Lionel Richie and his girlfriend, Lisa Parigi has left tongues wagging.
Steve Granitz / Contributor

Love seems to have found a way for award-winning singer and song writer Lionel Richie. The Lady hitmaker has tongues wagging after it was recently reported that his girlfriend, Lisa Parigi, might be 41 years younger than him. 

The star has been trending for days after a tweep brought the information to Twitter. Lionel Richie is 71 while Lisa Parigi is allegedly 30 or her early 30s at most.

“Lionel Richie with his new Bae, he's 71 and she's 30, love wins,” he posted.

According to reports Lionel and Lisa have been dating since 2014 and despite the alleged age difference, they have made their love work.

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Richie has been married twice, to Brenda Harvey and Diane Alexander. He has three children from his previous marriages, Nicole Richie — whom he and Brenda adopted — Miles Richie and Sofia Richie. 

While some have reacted with shock, others choose to see the funny side of it, making jokes that maybe no one should give up on love as their soul mates may not even be born yet.

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