Mary J. Blige just pulled the plug on her marriage to her husband/manager … filing for divorce to end her 12 year marriage, according to TMZ.
Blige just filed docs seeking to end her union from Martin “Kendu” Isaacs — who she married back in 2003. Blige lists the date of separation as “to be determined” — unclear why.
Blige cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. The couple has no children together.
There is one interesting note … Blige is asking the judge to
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Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and occasional rapper and actress. She has won nine Grammy Awards, four American Music Awards & has recorded eight multi-platinum albums. She has a distinction that no other artist has accomplished- She’s the only artist in recording history that has won a Grammy Award in four separate genres: Pop, Rap, Gospel, and R&B.
As of 2011, Blige has sold over 50 million albums and 15 million singles worldwide. Billboard Magazine ranked Blige as the most successful female R&B artist of the past 25 years. The magazine also lists her 2006 song “Be Without You” as the top R&B song of the 2000s, as it spent an unparalleled 15 weeks atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. In 2011, Vh1 ranked Blige as the 80th greatest artist of all time. Moreover, she is ranked number 100 on the list of “100 greatest singers of all time” by Rolling Stone magazine. In 2012, VH1 ranked Blige at number 9 in “The 100 Greatest Woman in Music.”
This single was released in June 1991, and it was originally featured on the 1991 soundtrack, Strictly Business, and later was the first single from her debut album. The song reached number twenty-nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the R&B singles chart. The music video was released in 1992.
Mary J. Blige is currently taking acting lessons to accurately play the high profile, lead role in a movie about legendary singer, Nina Simone. The “Queen of Hip-Hop Soul” told Us Magazine that she was studying Nina Simone’s life in an upcoming flick. “I’m definitely still doing it and I’m in acting classes for it now. We start shooting at the end of the month,” Mary J. Blige told Us Magazine. Blige is also preparing to appear in the upcoming album “Rock of Ages,” which co-stars Tom Cruise. (AllHipHop)
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