[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Aretha Franklin[/lastfm], at the age of 69, has announced her engagement to William “Willie” Wilkerson.
He has been by her side for years now. He’s a former Detroit firefighter and well known businessmen. In 1987, their relationship was featured on the cover of Jet magazine, so they’ve been together for a while.
After a health scare in recent years, she’s lost weight and looks better than ever! If you want to find out more about Aretha and Willie’s engagement and see a picture of how good she looks, click here.
Aretha calls Willie her “forever friend” and would like to get married in June or July. Go, girl!!!