So let me tell you about this. I know this may sound terrible, but I was glad it happened. Because I could no longer buffer her anymore. And I wanted her to have a real life experience.
Could I have made it kind of less in the public eye, take the edge off? Yes, I could. That little half an hour sitting there in the cell was like all I needed as a wake-up call. For Nicole, she left out of that courtroom, and I could see in her face there was going to be a change. You went to rehab with her.
We checked in with her, which is interesting, because I wanted her to understand that this is not her problem alone. This is a family problem. And regardless of the fame and the fortune we were going to go in as a family, and we were going to try to recover as a family. And of course, she did a great job. I learned so much about myself. I thought I was there to save her, and I was there to save me. What one thing that has helped you as a father? We go in and make excuses for them.
Believe it or not, I found it out. She just happened to have that in the car that she was driving. Her thing was pain pills. She was on Xanax and stuff like that. That was her. I was so glad. Once I found that out the rest was easier to deal with. Early on, Richie toyed with the idea of becoming a priest, but music proved to be his true calling.
Following a lengthy hiatus from the studio, Richie unveiled his fourth album, Louder Than Words , in He continued recording at a steady pace after that, releasing Time , Renaissance , Just for You , Coming Home and Just Go , to mixed reviews and sales. However, with Tuskegee , the artist finally enjoyed a return to prominence. Teaming mainly with country-music stars like Blake Shelton , Shania Twain and Willie Nelson , Richie delivered new versions of his greatest hits, propelling the album to the top spot on the Billboard Showing no signs of slowing down, Richie continued to perform steadily into his 60s, launching the two-year All the Hits, All Night Long Tour in He carried that same theme to a Lionel Richie - All the Hits residency at Las Vegas in , continuing his run there between stints at other venues, with artists like Mariah Carey.
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Email address."We Are the World" is a charity single originally recorded by the supergroup USA for Africa in It was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Omartian for the album We Are the clubexandalynewlapeconmembspanat.coinfo sales in excess of 20 million copies, it is one of fewer than 30 retail singles to have sold at least 10 million copies worldwide.