Aretha Franklin Calls Off Engagement

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Legendary singer Aretha Franklin has ended her engagement.

Franklin released a statement Monday calling off her wedding to Willie Wilkerson.

“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,” Franklin said. “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 is unclear if the couple plans to stay together.

Franklin, 69, announced her engagement on Jan. 3.

  • rl

    first one in new year to call it off! yay! better get things right first before marriage. good job… we’ll see what happen to the other new year’s engagments….

  • bdj

    Is this worht the space and time to put on your website. I think not.

  • Pysco Active

    What a desperate old woman to even think of marrying at her age……….

  • Jackie

    Don’t you know that love has no age limit?

  • Will i amnot

    Aretha is smart, calling off the wedding now that Seal & Kobe is on the market,

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