La Toya Jackson and Jeffre Phillips got engaged last June, but it seems that they quietly called off their engagement and didn’t tell anyone about it.It was initially rumored that La Toya and Jeffre got married in a secret ceremony without telling anyone, but La Toya was always insistent that she was not married.Thus, she decided to cook up a fake engagement story to get the attention and spotlight refocused on her.
Lots of people, all of it.” Michael’s 58-year-old sister, soft-spoken and sweet, also let us try on the whopping 17.5-carat engagement ring Phillips gave her on the show, after flying to Las Vegas to ask permission from family patriarch Joe Jackson.Phillips confirmed the news of the betrothal and gave a statement to Us Weekly reading, "Yes, it is true, we are engaged and very happy to begin our lives together. " While she still has to iron out details for her big day, Jackson is thinking about motherhood."I've always wanted to be a mother, all my life," she said, adding that she's considered adoption. The singer and reality star, 57, married longtime friend and business partner Jeffre Phillips on Dec. (Radar Online was first to break the story.) PHOTOS: Biggest celeb family feuds of all time "He's been by her side forever and they already live in the same building in LA," a source tells Us."He has invested her well in real estate and other business dealings so she is financially in great shape. They are the very best of friends and Jeffre is part of the family by now." Phillips popped the question to the late Michael Jackson's older sister during filming of her reality show, , on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network.