Deciding they were “moving too fast,” Aretha Franklin, 69, and longtime friend Willie Wilkerson called their relationship quits Monday before taking it down the aisle.
Franklin, who recently said she was shopping for wedding dresses at Vera Wang and hoped for a summer wedding in the Hamptons, released a statement that said: “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.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
“There will be no wedding at this time.”READ MORE: Tillson Street's Halloween Displays Draws Thousands
So, what happened? Don’t expect to hear it from the Queen of Soul anytime soon.
“We will not comment on it any further because of the very personal and sensitive nature of it,” the statement said. “We appreciate all of the many well wishes from friends.”MORE NEWS: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
Franklin has been married twice before.