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Veteran rocker Gregg Allman announces engagement to 24-year-old

May 24, 2012 at 9:44 AM ET

Gregg Allman revealed in an interview on CNN Tuesday 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.

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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."

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

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