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La Toya Jackson Marries Her Best Friend; This Time She Wanted to Get Married

By Tony Sokol | December 08, 2013 08:41 AM EST

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La Toya Jackson got married to her best friend forever on Friday. La Toya, The fifth child of the Jackson family hasn't always had a happy life when it comes to marriage. Years ago she was forced into a marriage for her own protection when she married her manager, who beat her and estranged her from her famous family.

La Toya Jackson's wedding also set Twitter abuzz.

Jeffre Philllips, La Toya Jackson's best friend, proposed to the singer/model on her reality show, "Life With La Toya." La Toya Jackson and Jeffre Phillips have been business partners for years. The wedding on Friday was a small affair, only a small group of very close friends and family members attended.

Katherine Jackson, La Toya's mom, and Michael Jackson's son, Prince Jackson, were at the wedding.

A few years ago, rumors circulated that La Toya wanted to put on a reality show where she was looking for a boyfriend, but her friends say that was just a fake idea put out to add a little excitement to her ho-hum celebrity life promoting psychics and being a Jackson. Jeffre, knew all that and went along with the joke to help boost the show's ratings. La Toya and Phillips have purportedly been an item for a while now.

La Toya Jackson was born May 29, 1956, her sister Rebbie's 6th birthday. During the 1980s and 90s she was a recording career and a few hits. La Toya returned to music in 2004 with her songs "Just Wanna Dance" and "Free the World". They both charted. La Toya released an EP called Starting Over on June 21, 2011.

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