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Aretha Franklin: Engaged to Willie Wilkerson!

Aretha Franklin: Engaged to Willie Wilkerson!

Aretha Franklin is set to tie the knot!

The 69-year-old soul legend and her “forever friend,” Willie Wilkerson, are engaged, a rep for the singer tells People.

Ms. Franklin is considering Donna Karan, Valentino and the queen of wedding dresses, Vera Wang, to design her gown,” her rep said.

“We’re looking at June or July for our date and no, I’m not pregnant, LOL!” Aretha added.

Aretha was previously married to businessman and music manager Ted White from 1961 until 1969 and was married to actor Glynn Turman from 1978 until 1984.

Congratulations to the happy couple!!

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  • Whoa!

    I must say Aretha looks like grandma Klump. Anyway, don’t do it ReeRee if you do get a strong prenup.

  • BEAN

    ‘Im not pregnant’ LOL love her humour. Congratulations!

  • Mlllllle

    ARETHA is ONE HELL of a SINGER !
    Love and respect her so much.

    Jared, your tastes are getting better, this is so different from those big boobs empty brain you love to talk about usualkly.

    Aretha is THE Woman ! Think !

  • seer

    Listen to loved ones before marriage.

  • Alicia

    This is lovely. Congrats!

  • Kat

    Congrats to them!

  • TC

    Congrats Re-Re!

  • kk

    Wait a minute…He is a homosexual! I guess whatever floats her boat.

  • http://deleted Bella Bella

    @Whoa!: Lol! Perfect!

  • athena

    Wow, I feel like a rebel lol…I have a comment awaiting moderation….did I say anything untoward? I see the word prenup on here…what gives JJ? Anyway, congrats to them both…

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/CristianStan CristianStan

    Love and respect her so much.

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