Lionel Richie: "Success Is Lethal"

Season 4 Episode 405
Aired on 06/22/2014 | CC
Music icon Lionel Richie was coping with his father's illness and going through a divorce when he received a third piece of devastating news: Doctors found a polyp in Lionel's throat that could potentially end his singing career. To cope with his surgery, the divorce and his father's illness, Lionel retreated from the spotlight for three years. During that time, he saw friends in the industry begin to crash. Watch why Lionel says that "success is lethal," and find out how his three-year hiatus may have saved his life.

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