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Aretha Franklin isn't getting married after all




Singing legend Aretha Franklin hasn't even let the ink dry on her announcement she was marrying Willie Wilkerson, but now she's saying the wedding isn't going to happen. Wow, she's taking that Heidi Klum-Seal news pretty hard.

Regretfully, To Our Friends and Supporters: Will and I have decided we were moving a little too fast, and there were a number of things that had not been thought through thoroughly. There will be no wedding at this time," the couple said on Franklin's Facebook fan page Monday. "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. Aretha & Will"

Moving a little too fast? Aretha is 69, and has been dating Willie since the '80s. That sounds like there were legal entanglements of some sorts. Either that, or he reminded diabetic Aretha about the Paula Deen thing at dinner one night.

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[Last modified: Monday, January 23, 2012 3:55pm]


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