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Gregg Allman Reveals Engagement to 24-Year-Old Woman

Allman Brothers Band frontman says he's 'really in love'

Gregg Allman attends the 54th Annual Grammy Special Merit Awards in Los Angeles.
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May 23, 2012 5:40 PM ET

Gregg Allman revealed in an interview on CNN last night that he is now engaged to a 24-year-old woman named Shannon. Allman confirmed the engagement in an interview with Piers Morgan, who questioned the Allman Brothers Band musician about the relationship on camera.

When asked what his fiancée thought of becoming his seventh wife, Allman replied, "That's not what she's becoming. She's becoming wife Number One. I don't have a wife, I haven't had one for years." Allman later told Morgan that "this time, I am really in love," and said that he was only in love with two of his previous wives, though "they didn't reciprocate."

You can watch a clip of Allman revealing his engagement on Morgan's show below.

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