Elizabeth Taylor: Engagement Reports "Aren't True"

Celebrity News Apr. 12, 2010 AT 12:51PM
Elizabeth Taylor: Engagement Reports "Aren't True" Credit: REUTERS/Fred Prouser/Landov

Turns out Dame Elizabeth Taylor isn't going to be a bride again after all.

The 78-year-old screen legend has taken to her Twitter page to deny Friday's reports of her engagement to Jason Winters, 49.

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"The rumors regarding my engagement simply aren't true," Taylor wrote Monday. "Jason is my manager and dearest friend. I love him with all my heart.

Taylor and Winters, who recently became Janet Jackson's new manager, have appeared at numerous events together in recent years.

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The actress praised her friend to gossip columnist Liz Smith as "one of the most wonderful men I've ever know, that's why I love him."

Now mostly confined to a wheelchair, the Oscar-winning star has been married eight times -- twice to the late Richard Burton. Her last marriage, to Larry Fortensky, ended in 1996.

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