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  • Report: Aretha Franklin Calls Off Wedding

    Jan 23, 12 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments


    *The New York Daily News is reporting that Aretha Franklin’s wedding is off. Today, the Queen of Soul announced that she and William (Willie) Wilkerson, 64, are not going through with the summer wedding they had planned. Franklin’s publicist released a joint statement, signed “Aretha and Will” that said: “Will and I have decided we […]

  • Jokey Joke?: ‘No I’m Not Pregnant’ – Aretha Franklin on Getting Married

    Jan 3, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Aretha Franklin made a big announcement Monday letting the world know that she is going to throw her hat in the marriage ring one more time. She has made a comeback from her health issues and lost nearly 100 pounds.  What a better time to make changes that will hopefully keep her happy. (more…)  

  • Aretha Franklin Gets Engaged to Longtime BF

    Jan 3, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Aretha Franklin is ready to jump the broom. The queen of soul is engaged to her longtime friend William “Willie” Wilkerson, she told The Associated Press in a statement Monday. The 69-year-old jokes: “No, I’m not pregnant.” The couple is considering a summer wedding, perhaps in Miami Beach, Fla., she stated. And the Grammy winner […]