La Toya Jackson Engaged to Jeffré Phillips

CENTURY CITY, CA - MAY 03: Chairman of the Board and CEO of Ja-Tail Enterprises Jeffré Phillips and TV Personality La Toya Jackson attend the 20th Annual Race To Erase MS Gala "Love To Erase MS" at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 3, 2013 in Century City, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Race To Erase MS)

La Toya Jackson Engaged to Jeffré Phillips

Jackson and her longtime business partner will tie the knot.

Published June 4, 2014

Wedding bells are coming for La Toya Jackson. The performer and sister of the late Michael Jackson announced on Wednesday that she is engaged to her longtime business partner Jeffré Phillips

Jackson, 58, broke the news on Good Morning America, where she showed off her massive 17.5 carat diamond engagement ring. While the couple hasn’t yet set a wedding date, they are already talking kids. "I've always wanted to be a mother, all my life," she said, adding that she's considered adoption. 

The singer appeared on the morning show to promote her reality show, Life With La Toya. The upcoming docu-series includes footage of Phillips asking Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, for her hand in marriage. It will be the second marriage for Jackson, who was previously wed to former manager Jack Gordon for seven years in the 1990s. Jackson has openly discussed the abusive nature of their relationship. 

Congratulations to the future Mr. and Mrs. Phillips!

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(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Race To Erase MS)

Written by Evelyn Diaz


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