Sofia Richie Congratulates Dad Lionel on 'American Idol' Gig: 'Proud of You'

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Sofia Richie is cheering on dad Lionel!

The 19-year-old model took to Instagram on Friday to congratulate the "Endless Love" crooner for joining the American Idol reboot as a judge alongside Luke Bryan and previously announced Katy Perry.

"Congrats big pimpin ? proud of you #trueamericanidol," Sofia wrote alongside a black-and-white photo of her father.

On Friday, after weeks of speculation, it was confirmed that Lionel and Luke were the last two judges to join the show.

"HELLO @AmericanIdol! Excited to announce that I will be on the judges panel w/@katyperry@LukeBryanOnline & host @RyanSeacrest," Lionel tweeted after the news was announced. "#TheNextIdol."

The country singer also shared a video of himself voicing his excitement about joining the singing competition show.

Meanwhile, Blake Shelton, a good buddy of Bryan and The Voice coach, shared his thoughts with ET about how the "Kick the Dust Up" singer would do as a judge.

"I think people are going to realize just how dumb he really is when they see him on national television, in an environment where there's no script," Shelton joked of how he thinks Bryan will do on Idol. "But you're also gonna see what a great, great, dude that guy is." 

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