Aretha Franklin Engaged to Willie Wilkerson!

Celebrity News Jan. 2, 2012 AT 2:41PM
Aretha Franklin Engaged to Willie Wilkerson! Credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images

'Tis the season to get engaged!

Aretha Franklin and William "Willie" Wilkerson are engaged, the Queen of Soul's rep tells The Associated Press. Jokes Franklin: "No, I'm not pregnant!"

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The R&B diva, 69, is currently planning to tie the knot this summer in Miami Beach. She and Wilkerson will host a reception aboard a private yacht.

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According to Franklin's rep, the "Respect" singer "is considering Donna Karan, Valentino and Vera Wang to design her dress."

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This will be the third marriage for Franklin, who was wed to Ted White from 1961-1969 and Glynn Turman from 1978-1984.

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