Lionel Richie 'scared' over teen daughter's romance with father-of-three

Sofia Richie, 19, is dating Scott Disick, 34

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Singer Lionel Richie has expressed his disapproval of his daughter Sofia's new romance.

The 19-year-old model is dating reality TV star Scott Disick, best known for his rocky on/off relationship with Kourtney Kardashian.

Disick, who has battled drink problems in the past, has three children with the eldest Kardashian sister and frequently appears in Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

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Sofia and Scott, 34, have been openly dating since September.

When asked if he was happy about his daughter's fling, soul legend Lional said: "I'm scared to death, are you kidding me?

"Have I been in shock?! I'm the dad, come on."