Aretha Franklin joins list of stars getting engaged

‘Queen of Soul’ singer Aretha Franklin has become the latest celebrity to announce an engagement over the holidays, joining a list including ‘Aerosmith’ frontman Steven Tyler and basketball superstar LeBron James. Franklin, 69, and her friend William ‘Willie’ Wilkerson hope to marry later this year on a sandy Miami beach with a private party to celebrate afterward aboard a yacht, a spokeswoman for Franklin confirmed on Monday.

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