Lionel Finds Love With Former Miss Nevada.Soul star LIONEL RICHIE is saying HELLO to a new lady love after falling for the charms of former Miss Nevada, ALICIA JACOBS.The THREE TIMES A LADY singer is reportedly madly in love with the TV presenter, who was Richie's date for his New Year's Eve (31DEC06) concert and celebration at the Venetian resort in Sin City.According to US tabloid the National Enquirer, the couple met many years ago when Jacobs interviewed Richie for a local Las Vegas TV network. Both were married at the time.Richie remained close to Jacobs and contacted her last year (06) after learning she had, like him, divorced her partner.Jacobs is refusing to reveal too much about her reported romance, but reveals, "Lionel's a very special guy. He's one of the most brilliant, kind and intelligent men I know, and he's funny too."

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