Bobby Brown and Alicia Etheridge
Bobby Brown is not dead; he's engaged.
The singer proposed to his girlfriend, manager Alicia Etheridge, on stage Friday night at the annual Funk Fest in Jacksonville, Fla., according to The Florida Times-Union.
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Brown — the latest celebrity to fall victim to hoax Internet death reports two weeks ago — got down on one knee to propose as the crowd cheered him on, the newspaper reported.
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Brown and Etheridge have been together for three years and have a son, Cassius, who turns 1 on May 30. Brown, 41, has four other children from previous relationships, including 17-year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina with ex-wife Whitney Houston.
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This will be the second marriage for Brown, whose 15-year union with Houston ended in 2007.