Thomas Blige, the father of soul diva Mary J. Blige, was stabbed in the neck in Battle Creek, Mich., on Jan. 23 after fighting with an ex-girlfriend. Mr. Blige, 63, is in critical condition after the brutal attack.
Mary J. Blige recently found trouble with a certain Burger King ad, and the drama hasn’t ended for her there. The queen of hip-hop soul’s charity foundation — Foundation For The Advancement Of Women Now — is getting sued from all different angles. From the likes of TD Bank to a lineup of musicians playing at various Mary galas everyone seems to be having their problems with FFAWN.
Last week, Mary J. Blige received some backlash from critics for singing about crispy chicken wraps in a Burger King commercial. The ad was mostly criticized for perpetuating old stereotypes about blacks and their love for fried chicken. Although Burger King pulled the commercial from their YouTube channel, a slew of parody videos have been poking fun at MJB’s food gaffe.
Mary J. Blige can do no wrong in our book. The veteran songbird comes through with another visually-stunning video for ‘Mr. Wrong,’ the latest single from her LP ‘My Life II: The Journey Continues (Act 1).’ The clip features Blige in several different glamorous outfits and wigs that are reminiscent of her style during the ‘My Life’ album period.
Starting with 1999′s double-platinum ‘Mary’ collection, Mary J. Blige has released a new album every two years, and she’ll keep that streak alive this fall with the upcoming ‘My Life II: The Journey Continues…Act I.’
For her 10th full-length studio effort, Blige has created a sequel to her Grammy-nominated 1994 sophomore release, ‘My Life,’ which sold three million copies, spawned four hit singles