All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mary j. blige’

Mary J. Blige’s Father Stabbed, Ex-Girlfriend Claims Self Defense

Thursday night, R&B artist and 9-time Grammy winner Mary J Blige‚Äôs father, Thomas Blige, was in critical condition after being stabbed by his ex-girlfriend, Cheryl Ann-White. Blige confronted his ex-girlfriend after he encountered her slashing his tires. White then proceeded to stab him multiple times, including once in the neck. Blige was allegedly studying for a college course before he …

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Mary J. Blige: Father Critical Following Stabbing

Singer Mary J. Blige’s father Thomas Blige is in critical condition following a stabbing on Thursday. The 63-year-old was stabbed in the neck during an episode of domestic violence by a former girlfriend in Michigan. Cheryl Ann White was arrested at the scene. She is charged with assault and intent to murder. Friends and neighbors told officers at the scene …

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Forest Whitaker, Angela Basset Talk About Their Roles in Black Nativity

Fox Searchlight is calling its musical movie adaptation Black Nativity “the film of the season,” and stars Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett have been giving interviews as they promote the film, which released Wednesday. Black Nativity is based on Langston Hughes’ play of the same name, which was originally performed Off-Broadway in December, 1961. Featuring an all-black cast, it was …

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James Taylor and Mary J. Blige Sing National Anthem

It’s official. Soulful lady, Miss Mary J. Blige will be singing the National Anthem for the premiere game of the World Series tonight between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox. And who better to sing the National Anthem at Fenway Park Thursday than Boston native and folk-rock extraordinaire, James Taylor? That’s right, the 65-year-old musician will be …

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Mary J. Blige & Cricket for Breast Cancer Awareness

Mary J. Blige is joining up with Cricket Wireless to help raise awareness of breast cancer in African-american and Latina circles, according to Yahoo finance. They will donate $10,000 to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure in San Diego County, through Verve Records. The money will go to needy women for education about breast cancer, as well as screening …

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Mary J. Blige Says Burger King Ad Was A Mistake

Singer Mary J. Blige found herself in the middle of a huge firestorm after a Burger King ad she did was leaked online back in April; the ad showed Blige singing rapturously about crispy chicken and had viewers up in arms about the negative stereotypes it seemed to endorse. Now, she’s speaking out about it for the first time, saying …

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Mary J. Blige To Sing National Anthem At Kentucky Derby 138

It was announced today that Mary J. Blige will sing the National Anthem prior to the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby. Blige, who has been dubbed the “Queen of Hip Hop Soul”, is scheduled to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” around 5:10 p.m. ET, just following the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic, which is the race that precedes the Kentucky …

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Mary J. Blige Cripsy Chicken Remix

Yesterday we shared with you a story about a Burger King commercial featuring Mary J. Blige. The commercial was pulled for what Burger King is calling “licensing concerns”, though many people are blaming the criticism the commercial has received for negative stereotyping. A new remix of the song has been posted by brooklyn producer MeloX, who said “[The] commercial was …

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Mary J. Blige Burger King Commercial Pulled

Burger King recently unveiled their new menu–which is a lot like the one McDonald’s has had for a while now–in an attempt to up their sales after being outshined by rivals McD’s and Wendy’s. Part of the upgrade is what the company calls “healthier food choices” and they’ve hired a slew of famous faces to sell them…including Mary J. Blige, …

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