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Jermaine Jackson To Marry Fiancée 40 Years His Junior

Age ain’t nothing but a number for Jermaine Jackson, who will reportedly marry a woman 40 years his junior.

The 63-year-old is reportedly engaged to 23-year-old girlfriend Maday Velazquez, according Radar Online, quoting Dutch newspaper, De Telegraaf. 

Jackson and Velazquez began dating shortly after his 2016 divorce from Halima Rashid, with the singer telling De Telegraaf that he’s ready to settle down once again.

“We are going to get married soon.”

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The couple announced their engagement in Spain with brothers Jackie, 67, Tito, 64, and Marlon, 61, while on a tour in honor of the Jackson 5 50th anniversary.

Jackson and ex-wife Rashid called it quits shortly after she was arrested on domestic violence charges.

Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.