Sofia Richie‘s father gave the stamp of approval on her new relationship.
In line with a supply near the mannequin, Sofia’s father, singer and American Idol choose Lionel Richie, very a lot approves of her new romance with music government Elliot Grainge, who’s the son of Common Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge. The 2 had been first noticed collectively earlier this month in Beverly Hills. On April 8, Sofia confirmed their romance on Instagram with pics of the 2 trying cozy that she captioned with a coronary heart.
“Sofia and Elliot have identified one another for years however only recently turned romantic,” an insider tells E! of the pairing. “They weren’t shut rising up however Lionel has been pals with Elliot’s father and has labored with him for years.”
Lionel “fully adores” his daughter’s new man, the supply continues.
“He thinks they’re an ideal match and it was very pure development for Sofia and Elliot to get collectively,” says the insider. “They’re all household pals and Sofia and Elliot [started] hanging out extra lately this 12 months. She thinks he is hilarious and loves that he’s a chill man.”