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Aretha Franklin Calls Her Wedding Off

by Andrew Tijs on January 24, 2012

in News

Less than a month after the announcement, the Queen Of Soul has called off her wedding with Willie Wilkerson.

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

Over the New Year break, Aretha Franklin announced that she and longtime companion Willie Wilkerson were engaged.

While the pair have been close for 25 years, Franklin and Wilkerson have called off the wedding because they were “moving a little too fast”.

Vibe reprinted a statement from Aretha’s rep:

“Will and I have decided we were moving a little too fast, and that that were a number of things that had not been thought through thoroughly. There will be no wedding at this time. We will not comment on it any further because of the very personal and sensitive nature of it. We appreciate all of the many well wishes from friends.”

It would’ve been Franklin’s third marriage.

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