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A little R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Add Aretha Franklin to the growing list of celebrities who used the Christmas and New Year’s holidays to get engaged.

The Queen of Soul is officially planning to marry Willie Wilkerson, her reps confirm to the Associated Press. “No, I’m not pregnant,” 69-year-old Franklin joked.

The couple plans to marry this summer in Miami Beach, with Wilkerson hosting a reception aboard a private yacht.

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