Aretha Franklin Looking at Wedding Gowns by Donna Karan, Valentino or Vera Wang
The Queen of Soul will marry for the third time to her longtime love William Wilkerson.
Aretha Franklin and her dearest longtime friend William Wilkerson (aka Willie) are engaged to be married. The iconic soul singer, 69, and Wilkerson are trying to figure out when they can tie the proverbial knot on Miami Beach, with an exclusive reception aboard a private yacht. They are looking at a date in June or July 2012.
As for her wedding dress, he rep says that Frankllin is "considering Donna Karan, Valentino and the queen of wedding dresses, Vera Wang, to design her gown." Wang has designed the gowns Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson wore in Bride Wars.