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Singer Eric Benet, Halle Berry’s ex-husband, has announced his engagement. The 44-year-old singer is engaged to Manuela Testolini, who is the ex-wife of the artist currently known as Prince. Manuela and Prince's five-year marriage ended in 2006. Eric and Halle separated on October 1, 2003 and filed for divorce on April 26, 2004. Their divorce was finalized on January 3, 2005. Eric's infidelities were said to be the cause of the marriage's failure; they were married for six years. Eric and Manuela got engaged last year in November 2010. Benet has been seeing Testolini for three years. The singer elaborated about his proposal by saying, “During a romantic dinner I decided to finally let Manuela hear 'Never Want to Live Without You,' a song off my new album that I had written for her. I sang it to her, then got down on one knee and proposed.” The couple is currently visiting Egypt and planning a possible summer wedding. This would be the third marriage for the singer and second for the entrepreneur.