via Halles: A new documentary is in the works right now on R&B singer Mary J Blige!! Twenty-five years ago, Mary J. Blige released her seminal album “My Life”. At the time, she was dealing with many personal struggles that she was able to channel into an emotional masterpiece that is uniquely beloved and universally celebrated. […]

via FirstLadyB: Mary J. Blige is set to portray jazz singer Dinah Washington in the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic “Respect.” Mary joins Jennifer Hudson who’s playing the Queen of Soul herself, Forest Whitaker (as Franklin’s father, the legendary Reverend C.L. Franklin), Marlon Wayans, Marc Maron, Audra McDonald, Tituss Burgess, Heather Headley, Tate Donovan and a host of […]

via FirstLadyB: Mary J. Blige covers the latest Issue of Self, where she reflects on recovery, healing and taking care of herself after a very public and messy divorce…oh, and she shows off her banging breakup body. Mary has survived a lot….. and it’s because of God and prayer! Inside the Issue, Mary is asked […]

via BlackAmericaWeb/NY Magee, According to Bossip…MJB owes the IRS money for failing to pay taxes on on the money she earned back in 2016 and 2017. Bossip reports Blige had not responded to the filing as of Monday. Blige was also accused of not paying her bills for 2009, 2010, and 2011 to the […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Dont push Mary!!! A heckler found that out the hard way during a recent concert in Nashville last week. She was taunted by someone in the audience who she claims was telling her to “shut the ****up all night.” But….well Mary did Mary and decided to take a break from performing to put the […]

viaRollingStone: Mary J. Blige will be honored with BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the BET Networks announced on Wednesday. The award will be presented during the 19th annual BET Awardsceremony, which will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on June 23rd. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul will add the accolade to a long list of career […]

via essence: One of the most inspiring nights on television is returning: Black Girls Rock, which honors our melanated sisters who are making an impact on our communities and beyond, is headed to BET next month. This year, the honorees include R&B singer Mary J. Blige, who will be honored with the Star Power Award; and iconic […]

via fox8cleveland: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced special guests and presenters who will appear at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in April. This year’s inductees are Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. According to the Rock Hall, Mary […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Mary J. Blige and her estranged husband, Martin ‘Kendu’ Isaacs, were supposed to start their week-long divorce trial Monday morning in L.A., instead, it was called off because the two sides struck a deal on Friday. As previously reported, Blige filed for divorce in July 2016 and they’ve been waging war ever since. In January, Isaacs said stress from the divorce caused him […]

via FirstLadyB: Mary J. Blige has just landed another role on Netflix. Mary J., will co-star in “The Umbrella Academy” tv series for the streaming service. Via Deadline: The story follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes known as the Umbrella Academy, as they work together to solve their father’s mysterious death while coming apart […]

via TheChristianPost: Mary J. Blige believes she has to live through some painful life moments because of the assignment that God has on her life. The singer and actress, known by fans as the “Queen of Hip Hop Soul,” spoke to New York Magazine’s Vulture about having to live through certain painful moments. “I hate pain, but I know […]

via Joy105: She may have earned Golden Globe and Oscar nominations, but Mary J. Blige continues to face plenty of drama off-screen. Her ongoing divorce from estranged husband and former manager Martin “Kendu” Isaacs has forced Blige, 47, to tend to her own business matters. “I’m just being straight-up honest,” she told New York magazine. “I never wanted to do all this […]